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Manager - Quant Risk

Manager - Quant Risk

  • Location

    Geneva

  • Sector:

    Risk Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Grace Downey

  • Contact email:

    grace.downey@jcwresourcing.com

  • Contact phone:

    02035899300

  • Job ref:

    LM56740

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-15

Recruiting on behalf of a big four, for a Quantitative Advisory Manager to join the Market Risk team based in Geneva, Switzerland. This is a rapidly growing area supported by an increased focus across the industry. That makes this a great time to join a high-profile team where you’ll be surrounded by some of the most interesting and knowledgeable colleagues around.

Your key responsibilities

The successful candidate will be involved in client engagements and internal projects. An important part of your role will be establishing, maintaining and strengthening internal and external client relationships. You will also identify and escalate potential business opportunities on existing engagements.

As a Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the team and the Quantitative Risk engagements with a Market Risk focus
  • Work effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress
  • Assist in preparing reports and project plans that will be delivered to clients and other parties
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
  • Build strong internal relationships within Advisory and across other services

Skills and attributes for success:

  • Confident and credible communicator with good technical knowledge and commercial understanding
  • Project management and strong report writing skills
  • Experience in stakeholder and client management
  • Ability to drive business development and contribute to the growth of the companies market solutions

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Relevant experience in Financial Services, either as part of an institution; in an advisory or business consulting capacity to such organisations or in the regulation of such institution
  • Strong academic background including: Bachelor's degree (Computational Finance, Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics, or Physics preferred) or equivalent
  • Good understanding of Derivative Pricing, Market methodologies used, risk management