Risk Manager - Energy Trading

  • £excellent + bonus + package
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Connect Resourcing
  • 12 Jan 19

Leading Global Commodities business now requires an experienced Trading Risk Manager to join their London office. This is a high profile role which will play a key part in their Trading Risk function.

Leading Global Commodities business now requires an experienced Risk Manager to join their London office. This is a high profile role which plays a key part in the function of the Trading Risk function. The role is responsible for working closely with the Front Office teams to fully understand the key risks held across the trading business and then report and advise senior management. This will include developing a real time view across the markets and assessing the risk and profitability of trading strategies and portfolio performance. In addition you will work closely with the commercial teams to understand and evaluate new business proposals with the aim that they should be approved and implemented.

 

To be considered for this role you should have significant risk management or trading experience from either an Energy Trading firm, Hedge Fund or investment bank. You should have excellent relationship building skills and be used to interacting with Traders, Originators and senior management. You should have excellent Risk Management experience and measurement including VaR and stress testing and ideally experience of managing risks of option portfolios and derivatives. Energy products knowledge would be very useful but is not essential. You should have strong analytical and quantitative skills  and excellent communication skills. This is an excellent role that would suit someone used to working in fast paced trading environment.