Head of Global Financing Services Risk, Asia Pacific

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • UBS AG
  • 19 Oct 17
Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Job Type
Full Time

Your role
Are you a shrewd evaluator of risk? Do you know how to make the right call in challenging situations? Do you have experience with risk limit and stress loss calculations? We're looking for someone like that who can:
– lead a team of risk managers in the front office covering top tiered and complex clients
– liaise directly with top tiered hedge fund managers to understand their strategy and risk profile, and offer bespoke financing solutions to clients
– pitch and negotiate terms with hedge fund clients on the legal, pricing and margin terms
– assess stress loss and margin levels of complex Prime Brokerage, Over-the-counter and Exchange Traded Derivatives portfolios
– assess capital and balance sheet usage of client portfolios and estimate return on scarce resources
- interface with various parties in respect of Global Financing Services risk issues, and oversee risk projects to enhance our risk assessment and monitoring

About us
Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your team
You'll be leading the Asia Pacific Global Financing Services Pricing and Risk Management team. We cover counterparty risk management for Prime Brokerage, Swap, Exchange Traded Derivatives, Foreign Exchange Prime Brokerage clients. Our principal responsibilities include assessment of risk arising from collateralized lending and leveraged products, escalation and resolutions of key risks, client due diligence, bespoke solutions to clients, interfacing with credit risk control, sales, business management and clients to find appropriate and practical margin solutions.

Your experience and skills
You have:
– vast experience in the Prime Brokerage, Exchange Traded Derivatives, or Market Risk at an investment bank or hedge fund
– financial risk/reward decision-making experience
– a solid fundamental knowledge of financial markets, Prime Services platforms and portfolio risk analysis
– ability to build and manage productive working relationships across the organization
– strong communications skills, both oral & written to interact with external and internal clients
- senior manager experience to lead a team of strong and independent risk managers and be able to provide guidance on prioritization and assist in decision making

You are:
– a strong leader, with previous experiences driving and delivering initiatives involving multiple parties
– quickly adaptable to changing market situations, technology and business needs (you're smart and flexible)

What we offer
Together. That's how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step
Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.