Job Overview

Market Risk Project Manager

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: £650-850
Type: Contract Contact: Stuart Beekmeyer
Posted: about 1 year ago

A leading global bank based in the City are looking for a senior market risk project manager required to lead the delivery of strategic initiatives within market risk department. The firm serve clients worldwide and position themselves as a market leader within the market and share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic.

Primary Responsibilities 
The role-holder is responsible for the following: 

  • Direct project management and execution responsibilities for Market Risk projects. 
  • Partnership with senior stakeholders including the Head of Market Risk to define and execute initiatives. 
  • Enforcement of strong project management discipline. 
  • Senior stakeholder management including escalating and resolving issues as necessary 
  • Partnering with the Market Risk, Risk and Front Office Technology and Quantitative teams to deliver projects. 

Skills Required 

  • Strong background in market risk projects (at least 5 years of experience). 
  • Good understanding of key market risk concepts (eg. traded products, VaR, stress testing, risk/limit management). 
  • Expert in project management discipline and techniques.  
  • Strong analytical capability with close attention to detail. 

Skills Desired 

  • PRINCE2 Practitioner. 
  • Market Risk background either in desk coverage, reporting or analysis role. 
  • Knowledge of traded products within at least one asset class.