Business Governance Analyst - Wholesale Credit/ Traded Risk

  • Negotiable
  • Cambridge, England, United Kingdom Cambridge England GB
  • Contract, Full time
  • HSBC Bank plc
  • 16 Jul 18 2018-07-16


We are looking for an experienced Business Governance Analyst. Governance is an essential component of a Model Risk Management framework. For a robust and consistent governance framework, the incumbents deliverable will be to enhance existing policy and standards, develop model risk appetite framework, and common lexicon and terminology standards.

Model Standards & Control Governance Managers are are at the centre of how HSBC enforces model risk controls and documents model risk policy and standards, and will be responsible for:

  • Planning and executing model risk control activity.
  • Managing and executing the delivery of model risk policy and standards.
  • Production of high quality, comprehensive, consistent and coherent model risk policy and standards.
  • Acting as a model risk policy and standards expert across Wholesale Credit and Traded Risk model risk landscape.
  • Drawing the requisite information from FLOD/SLOD stakeholders and translating complex methodologies into high quality easily digestible policy and standards.
  • Management of an iterative policy and standards review, challenge and approval process across multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Ensuring best practice standards adhered for all model risk policy and standards.
  • Develop risk appetite metrics & acceptance criteria for FLOD/SLOD.
  • Define the Model Oversight Committee Structure and MRM engagement model with appropriate forum participation.

In addition to the aspects of a model risk Governance Manager this role also requires expert knowledge of Wholesale Credit/ Traded Risk risk modelling.


  • Expert understanding of Wholesale Credit/ Traded Risk modelling methodologies and best practice techniques
  • Very strong knowledge of the external environment - regulatory, political, competitors etc.
  • Business analysis, requirements gathering and design techniques


  • Strong policy and standards writing background
  • Wholesale Credit/ Traded Risk model policy and standards authoring experience
  • Strong stakeholder management/ interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrable ability to translate complex modelling techniques into high quality, coherent policy and standards appropriate for a diverse audience
  • Understanding of relevant regulatory requirements in respect to Wholesale Credit/ Traded Risk modelling
  • Strong experience in a process orientated project environment; ability to work as part of a tightly focussed project delivery team
  • Strong record of delivery; ability to work under pressure in delivery of projects with tight deadlines
  • Superior English language skills (verbal and written)
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills