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Risk Director

Risk Director

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  • Permanent
  • London

A prestigious Trading House with a truly global reach is seeking a highly accomplished Risk Director, specializing in data and risk analytics, to join their team. As a Director of the risk management team, the chosen candidate will assume a pivotal role in shaping the institution’s risk management practices, with a particular emphasis on the development of sophisticated risk analytics tools and applications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead the rapid development of applications and facilitate an agile delivery pipeline, all while supporting enhanced risk methodologies.
  • Collaborate closely with application and process owners to pinpoint areas for improvement and oversee the implementation of incremental changes.
  • Forge partnerships with a diverse, cross-functional team, including business analysts, risk managers, quantitative analysts, and IT professionals, to transition proof-of-concept and prototype models into certified local applications.
  • Ensure the adherence to the risk management framework and policies, aligning them with regulatory and industry best practices.


Knowledge and Experience:

  • Possess expert-level SQL and Python programming skills, with a solid grasp of object-oriented programming concepts.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of risk management, financial data, and trade lifecycles, with a significant portion of experience gained in a developer role at an investment bank, energy trading house, hedge fund, or clearing house.
  • Showcase a proven track record in risk methodology and system development projects, collaborating closely with business analysts, quality assurance, technology, and quantitative research teams.
  • Possess knowledge of financial risk management models and techniques, with a preference for experience in machine learning.
  • Demonstrated history of leading and training risk teams and fostering a strong risk culture.
  • Familiarity with trade capture systems is a plus.

If you are a dynamic professional ready to make a significant impact in the world of risk management and data analytics, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Salary and Bonus are Highly Competitive.

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