Quant Market Risk Manager

Quant Market Risk Manager
Hybrid 4 days per week
£130,000 plus 30%

Quant Capital is urgently looking for a Quant Market Risk Manager to join our high profile client.
Our client is a well-known major global exchange.

We are looking for a Risk Manager to shape risk management practice at one of the largest futures and options clearing houses in the world. This sits within the Commodities Risk Team.

You will be joining a very dynamic team, be exposed to a wide range of asset classes and be challenged with complex risk problems. You will be responsible for managing all aspects of the day-to-day risk management and drive improvement and enhancements, including identifying, developing and overseeing the implementation of new risk management tools and techniques to enhance the risk management process and risk controls.

Day to Day the risk Manager will:
Identify areas where the risk models, risk management processes, or infrastructure can be improved (commodities focus)
Assist with designing and implementing improvement and enhancements to models, risk infrastructure, and processes. Act as the project lead in seeing it through completion
Strike the right balance between complying with global regulatory standards and achieving commercial business requirements
Ensure the risk management framework and risk policies are being adhered to and are consistent with regulatory and industry standards
Monitor model performance tests and assess the appropriateness of models in order to demonstrate policy adherence
Conduct mathematical/statistical analysis to calibrate and enhance risk models
Collaborate with colleagues on key policy and methodology development
Documentation of risk polices and models to clearing members, regulators, risk committees and other governance bodies

Quant Market Risk Managers must have:
MSc in Physics, Mathematics, Quantitative Finance or Financial Engineering
Strong mathematical knowledge
5 years experience in a Fund or Investment Bank
Strong knowledge in financial derivatives products in multiple asset classes
Proven ability to apply risk management models and techniques such as Value at Risk models, Liquidity Risk models, backtesting and stress testing models
Proven ability to conduct research, analyze problems, formulate and implement solutions in an efficient, effective and independent manner
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and comfortable in communicating risk issues to senior management for decision-making purposes
SQL and Python or the ability to code in C++ / R / C#

This role suits someone from a Quant Risk background that is looking to take on serious responsibility. We are looking for consultants who want to take ownership of products and take considerable responsibility and the bonus that goes with that.

My client is based in Central London