Vice President

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
28 May 2022
12 Jun 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a Barclays Market Risk Manager you will be reporting into the Head of Market Risk within Hong Kong. Your main responsibility will be managing the market related risk in Equities Asia, as well as liaising with local senior management and regulators on all local regulatory issues. It will also include stress testing analysis, review of risk positions, discussing risk exposures and concerns with senior risk managers and traders, and escalating risk issues to senior management as needed.

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?
  • Identifying material market risks and undertaking risk analysis of the portfolio risk in Equities Asia, which is a dynamic/volatile market
  • Using analytical skills and up-to-date understandings of the Equities markets in Asia and the market liquidity and constraints to respond to Market events
  • Interacting with traders and desk heads and challenge them on risk taking decisions when appropriate
  • Using understanding of the risk profile and risk dynamics to be able to highlight and explain the main risks to senior management when significant risk positions arise
  • Representing the bank in dealing with external regulators on all local regulatory issues as well as liaising with Senior Risk Managers and desk heads
  • Conducting new products review processes to ensure new products are within risk appetite and there is proper framework and process to capture and control the risks
  • Leading and implementing global and local Market Risk projects, as well as supporting Asia Market Risk team on ad hoc issues
What we' re looking for:
  • Graduate with Quantitative or Finance-related subjects, with 5 yrs + experience in financial industry.
  • Experience in dealing with traders and regulators
  • Prior experience in Equities business
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Skills that will help you in the role:
  • Experience in Equity derivatives preferred.
  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to details.
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to explain complex issues / methodologies in a clear manner.
  • Ablity to challenge the market risk taken by the desks
Where will you be working?
Our offices are situated in the center of Hong Kong's financial district, at 2 Queen's Road. Cheung Kong Centre is an investment banking hub that offers panoramic views of Victoria Harbour and Kowloon Peninsula. There is a variety of local amenities and you will be just a short walk from shopping malls, health clubs and multiple transport links.

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