Vice President - Market Risk Manager

Employer
Barclays
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Jul 2022
Closes
06 Aug 2022
Ref
15983166
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Vice President - Market Risk Manager
Singapore


As a Barlcays Market Risk Manager, you will primarily focus on the Structured Product activities in Asia Emerging Markets across the Macro business (Rates, FX, and EM). This role will be working closely with risk managers in other regions. Apart from the day-to-day market risk management, you also focus on the new business growth initiatives in the region. There will be responsibility to lead both global and local Market Risk projects, as well as supporting Asia Market Risk team on local market risk issues.


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.

What will you be doing?
  • Working collaboratively with the global team and taking ownership of market risk management of EM Macro structured products in Asia
  • Ensuring Barclays' market risk frameworks are followed with the market risks captured and capitalized correctly
  • Undertaking deep dive portfolio analysis to highlight material risks and issues
  • Ensuring "no surprises" by escalating and presenting to senior FO and Risk management, through various means to identify emerging risks and positions
  • Keeping abreast of market conditions including trading liquidity through various means, including interactions with local traders
  • Partnering with the front office in delivering market risk appetite to support business strategy, while challenging trading desks on risk taking decisions when appropriate
  • Heading and implementing global and local Market Risk projects
  • Mentoring and training of junior risk managers
What we're looking for:
  • Graduate with Quantitative or Finance-related subjects, with five+ years' experience in the financial industry, with a minimum of three years of structured products coverage
  • Good understanding of structured products, and/or emerging markets, through trading or risk management or product control experience
  • Experience in dealing with traders and/or regulators
Skills that will help you in the role:
  • Good understanding of trading models and their limitations, i.e. Model Validation and Independent Valuation experience on structured products are highly relevant too
  • Any existing Barclays experience (for example, in FO or Risk applications and methodology) is extremely desirable
Where will you be working?

Our office is located in Marina Bay Financial Centre, which has been carefully crafted into a "city in a garden". Overlooking the scenic skyline along the Marina Bay waterfront, the green spaces and rooftop terraces have been designed to optimise employee well-being. The centre provides an integrated live-work-play development, surrounded by shops, restaurants, gyms and an alfresco dining area. Our convenient office location means you're just a 5-minute walk from the nearest MRT station.

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