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Market Risk Manager - Commodities - West of London

Job Title: Market Risk Manager - Commodities - West of London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry: energy
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
REF: BBBH16587_1506701922
Contact Name: Charlotte Emms
Job Published: 18 days ago

Job Description

Twenty Financial Services are currently recruiting for a Market Risk Manager for a Commodities Company based just west of London. This will be a 9 - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract initially

The focus of the role will be developing risk measurement methodologies and leading the review of the market risk processes, driving their improvement

Responsibilities:

  • Be a leader in risk; work very closely with the business and other areas
  • Provide risk insight into the company's portfolio to senior stakeholders
  • Quantitative analysis of risks using simulation based modelling; presenting this in forums
  • Maintain, lead and enhance the Group Profit at Risk model
  • Maintain awareness and insight into the energy markets ; understand new product frameworks and integrate relevant change into the current processes

Essential Skills:

  • Mathematical and modelling skills - strong technical ability; programming experience in VBA and Python or Matlab highly desirable
  • Risk Management experience, from a commodity background: risk methodologies such as VaR, Stress- Testing and Option valuation theory
  • Strong communication skills; ability to interact with business