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Quantitative Risk – Risk Initiatives (f/m) financial area London P299

We are looking for one of our clients, a financial institution located in London, for external support with skills and abilities as stated below.

Task and responsibilities
• Regulatory assessments with regards to CPMI-IOSCO, including guidelines for 2018 self-assessment; implementation of ESMA Opinion on Portfolio Margining
• Review of global and European regulatory landscape of benchmark compliance and conduct necessary benchmark assessments
• Co-ordination of the pipeline of new products – you will heavily interact with product development and business development to develop new products including risk assessment, risk concept and preparation of regulatory materials (Regulatory Compliance, BaFin, Risk Committee, etc)
• Interact with Senior Management, communicating complex ideas and constraints in a clear and concise way.

Mandatory skills and experience
• B.Sc. or M.Sc. in a quantitative discipline (Financial Mathematics, Financial Risk Management, Computer Science, Econometrics or any other comparable degree with quantitative focus)
• Minimum 5 years of industry experience in the field of risk management/ financial instruments
• Profound knowledge of regulatory landscape, particularly with a focus on CCP regulatory requirements pertaining to risk management and margin models (EMIR).
• Profound knowledge of EMIR and CPMI/IOSCO principles
• Previous experience developing a regulatory self-assessment, regulatory response or a whitepaper would be an advantage
• Quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to work flexibly in a global team environment
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills, a proficient manner as well as project experience
• High commitment and motivation, take on responsibility, creativity and the ability to work semi-independently

Additional information
• Start date of assignment: asap
• Initial contract duration: until end 2017 (optional: extension is anticipated but cannot be guaranteed)
• Full-time
• Location: UK, London


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