Market Risk Manager

London, United Kingdom
17 Sep 2022
01 Oct 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a Barclays Senior Market Risk Manager, you will be managing the Market Risk within the equity EMEA division, being responsible for recommending risk appetite and stress limits. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a knowledgeable team, where you will be playing a key role in overseeing all the significant market risk positions, and in performing analysis of all material positions and risks in order to report these findings to both Market Risk management and business.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What will you be doing?
• Analysing risks on the desks and put them into the market context, reporting the findings to senior management
• Analysing and recommending approval or rejections for new trades, trade types and risks
• Driving the infrastructure upgrades and development, ensuring the improvement and necessary changes
• Ensuring the Value at Risk (VaR), stress testing, and Risks Not in VaR (RNiV) are accurate, timely reported, and further developed in line with regulations and guidelines
• Reporting and escalating issues when required
• Interacting with the desk and other infrastructure groups to co-ordinate the analysis and to understand the impact of market movements on the underlying portfolios
• Teaching and educating junior team members on all daily activities
• Building and maintaining solid relationships to challenge and communicate cross-functionally and with senior risk management

What we're looking for:
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, in order to obtain the most constructive partnerships from key stakeholders
• Highly agile and organised with an eye for details, being able to manage and multi-task in an uncertain environment
• Understanding of markets businesses and equity market risk
• Experience of working against tight short-term deadlines in a dynamic, pressurised environment

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in a finance, mathematical or engineering discipline would be ideal but not essential
• Proven track record in risk managing of equity quantitative risks (a minimum of 2-3 years' experience in equity market risk would be advantageous)
• In-depth understanding of equities derivative products

Where will you be working?
5 North Colonnade is home to our investment bank and is in the heart of Canary Wharf, just a short walk from our headquarters at Churchill Place. It boasts an array of onsite amenities such as dry cleaner as well as a deli and buffet style staff restaurant. The building is easily accessible by tube, docklands light railway and all major bus links. The atmosphere is second to none with a real buzz being created around the offices within.

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