Market Risk, Commodities Trading VP

Morgan Stanley
Singapore, Singapore
16 Jun 2022
16 Jul 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 41 countries.

Firm Risk Management

Firm Risk Management (FRM) supports Morgan Stanley to achieve its business goals by partnering with business units across the Firm to realize efficient risk-adjusted returns, acting as a strategic advisor to the Board and protecting the Firm from exposure to losses as a result of credit, market, liquidity, operational, model and other risks.

Background on the Position

The role will reside within the Firm Risk Management's Market Risk Department (MRD), which is the Firm's independent market risk function providing oversight of market risk that arises from the Firm's trading and non-trading business activities. MRD independently identifies, measures, monitors, reports, challenges, and, when necessary, escalates market risk exposures and provides timely and accurate reporting to senior management.

We are looking for a seasoned candidate at the Vice President level to join our team as a senior risk manager, reporting to the Asia Fixed Income Market Risk team head. The role sits within a small team covering Rates and FX Trading market risk for Asia, based in Singapore. The ideal candidate should have a good understanding of financial markets and products, excellent communication skills, and be able to think critically. The risk manager will work closely with the trading desk and collaborate with other risk and control functions within the Firm.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Identifying, assessing and monitoring risks related to the Firm's trading activities across all Fixed Income business areas, with a focus on Rates and FX trading including structured products.
  • Supporting senior management on a variety of tasks, which include but not limited to, deal approvals, risk analysis, limit setting, and providing risk transparency.
  • Connect with trading desks, risk management colleagues, and other support groups regarding trading and hedging strategies, risk representation, and limit compliance.
  • Conduct ad-hoc risks reviews and present to senior management/front office.
  • Coach and train junior members of the team.

FRM is committed to creating and providing opportunities that enable our workforce to reflect diverse backgrounds and views.

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