Equity Market Risk Manager- Director- Contract - London

  • Highly Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • GQR Global Markets
  • 31 Aug 16

Following an increased investment in their Equities Department, a leading Tier One investment bank is looking for a highly skilled risk manager to join their successful EMEA and Emerging Markets team, covering the full spectrum of Equity Derivative Products. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in equity derivatives, with specific emphasis on emerging markets experience. This role reports directly to the Global Head of Equity risk management and is highly visible to the board of dir

Following an increased investment in their Equities Department, a leading Tier One investment bank is looking for a highly skilled risk manager to join their successful EMEA and Emerging Markets team, covering the full spectrum of Equity Derivative Products. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in equity derivatives, with specific emphasis on emerging markets experience. This role reports directly to the Global Head of Equity risk management and is highly visible to the board of directors.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Working directly with traders, defining and calibrating limits for Equity derivatives and options
  • Monitoring and explaining all changes of the Greeks, VAR, stress testing and backtesting exceptions
  • Discussing changes in trading strategies, as wells as any breaches, ensuring all trades are correctly hedged
  • Analysing and explanation of the P&L

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • 10+ Years of experience working as a desk risk manager or risk analyst at an Investment bank or hedge fund
  • Extensive experience working with Equity and Equity Derivatives (Cash, Index, and Prime)
  • MSc or PHD in Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Physics, or Engineering 
  • Proven ability to face off against traders