Scenario and Climate Risk Model Validation - VP

Recruiter
Morgan McKinley
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Nov 2022
Closes
30 Nov 2022
Ref
17786590
Job Function
Compliance/Regulatory
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Job Summary
  • London
  • Permanent
  • BBBH834075
  • Nov 14, 2022
  • Competitive

Job Description
Global investment bank seeks a VP level Quant as part of its expanding Scenario and Climate Risk Validation team responsible for IRRBB (also called Non Traded Market Risk) models validations

As Scenario and Climate Risk Validation you will be the responsible for IRRBB (also called Non Traded Market Risk) models validations. Model are used for day-to-day running the bank as well as part of different model frameworks (e.g. ICAAP, Internal Stress Testing/EBA/BOE Stress Testing, Value and Earnings metrics for IRRBB). You will work with the team to propose approval decisions, identify key issues and viable remediation actions and communicate results at different forums with exposure to senior stakeholders.

What will you be doing?
* Having responsibility for the development and progression of the team in terms of the level of expert and business knowledge and efficiency
* Leading validations of models- data quality, assumptions and limitations, model design implementation, performance results and benchmarking
* Building challenger models (if needed) to support the validation review and challenge process for all new and existing models
* Reporting will contain some more qualitative and conceptual challenges to models
* Creating and maintaining the correct information in the Group model database for the set of validated models

What we're looking for:
* Working knowledge of Financial Mathematics & Statistics; a degree in quantitative subject (Math, Engineering, Statistics, Economics with quantitative minor or master's degree)
* Solid capability in either model validation or development in at least one of these fields - Macroeconomic Analysis for Scenario expansions or Climate Risk Models
* Experience in model specification, model selection, model testing and/or validation roles
* Experience of coding using Matlab/R/SQL/C++/Python or any equivalent language/software

Skills that will help you in the role:
* Experience with IFRS9 or Operational Risk models
* Mentally curious and team player

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