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Trading Market Risk Director
Exceptionally competitive Base, Bonus and Bens Package.
27 Jun 2022
Provide oversight of market risk, ensuring all significant market risks and results are appropriately and accurately quantified and made transparent to the Senior Management
Provide sound judgement, prudent governance and effective risk management oversight and control in accordance with the market risk policies and practices, overseeing a team of risk specialists,
Develop and maintain market risk and valuation policies, with limits that are respected and consistent with approved business strategy and the firm’s risk appetite;
Develop and manage an effective and well regarded team of specialists.
Keep abreast of regional regulatory change, industry standards and market developments
Provide effective market risk and valuation oversight of the global the firms’ International Fixed Income, Equity Derivatives and Money Markets trading desks
Develop a strong independent view of current market conditions, the market risk of the desk's positions and valuation parameters of the portfolio.
Work closely with the Front Office, including business heads and senior traders regarding trading strategies, market conditions, risk positions, liquidity, profit and loss and new initiatives.
Develop market risk and valuation policies for the International Fixed Income businesses and determine stress tests and scenarios that highlight key market risks.
Provide coaching, mentorship, and guidance to a team of risk professionals
Provide analytical expertise for all trading market risk related activities, providing effective challenge while supporting business growth
Develop a thorough understanding of key factors contributing to profitability, through continual review of P&L attribution.
Ensure all businesses have an appropriate policy for robust, independent valuations, and ensure ongoing suitability as market conditions, business strategies and portfolio composition change
Be the primary contact for dialogue with regulators relating to market risk discussions, and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements
The Ideal Candidate Profile:
Capital markets knowledge with expertise in market risk and control functions, ideally with regard to debt capital markets, interest rate and credit markets, FX markets and equity derivatives.
Sound understanding of Value-at-Risk (VAR) and Risk-Weighted-Assets measurements and the application of these methods within the capital assessment for a financial institution.
Qualification in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or other, eg. CFA
Advanced critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Leadership skills with ability to motivate, coach, and develop high-performing individuals
Strong communication skills with the ability to build relationships with cross functional teams, colleagues, partners, and stakeholders at multiple levels
Robust organizational and team management skills with the ability to work in a demanding environment and handle multiple deadlines and priorities
For a confidential discussion, please contact
Brightwater Executive or click the apply button below. DD + 353 1 5927844