Risk Framework Development Specialist - Investment Banking

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months
From:
Hyphen
Place:
London
Date:
07/30/2015
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom

Project description:
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Risk Framework Development Specialist - Investment Banking
6 months - Canary Wharf

A Risk Framework Development Specialist for a long term contract role in London. Due to current regulatory pressures, the client is looking to develop a tool-kit of Risk Frameworks covering all areas of Risk (Market, Credit etc.)

RESPONSIBILITIES
* Facing off to key stakeholders (ie Treasury, Finance & Business) to explain, at a level suitable to the stakeholder, movements and drivers of the various models used within Risk. To be able to explain their linkage to capital, earnings, limit setting and the risk appetite process.
* Preparation of high quality presentations for a diverse audience from senior risk management to key support departments
* Researching and developing appropriate methodologies and processes to establish an integrated Risk Appetite and Risk Coverage Framework policies (with a focus on Investment Banking)
* Delivering work streams forward, ensuring that task owners deliver on their items
* Understanding movements and drivers of risk metrics down to the business line and product level, and to be able to discuss this level of detail within Risk to ascertain the trading strategy behind such positioning
* Packaging and presenting analysis to senior management both within Risk and without, including a number of non-risk forums
* Assisting in the training and on-going education of team members
* The role will be embed ed within a wider team working on the risk appetite of key subsidiaries, ensuring an integrated bank-wide approach is in place across all legal entities

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
* A good understanding of broad risk measurement frameworks, including one or several of Market Risk (eg Var), Internal Capital models such as economic risk capital and Credit Risk management as it applies to Investment Banking
* Knowledge of other areas such as Liquidity Risk or Capital Management would also be useful
* Proven experience within a risk department of a large bank - with a focus on the Investment Banking division
* Solid product knowledge in either one product area or good product knowledge across a diverse range of products
* High standard of written English, and experience of producing formal documentation
* Proven experience in managing and developing staff
* To be able to operate autonomously, to deliver a project/task forward and produce an end state product that can be presented to senior management with minimal required revision
* Ideally, experience in limit setting and in the design or implementation of Risk Appetite and wider Risk Frameworks, or previous experience in an Enterprise Risk function

Hy-phen Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.