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Director, Derivatives Credit Officer, Private Banking

Morgan McKinley, EA Licence No: 11C5502
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
May 31, 2023

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Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Role and Responsibilities
  • Proactively structure and manage credit risk of a portfolio of large and/or complex trading clients (ETD and OTC trading on FX, Equities and Rates)
  • Handle daily credit risk management tasks (risk identification & mitigation, setting/calculating/verifying margin requirements, margin shortfalls and limit excess handling, intraday monitoring of FX trading clients)
  • Prepare comprehensive, analytical and detailed credit requests for new credit transactions, amendments, and annual reviews
  • Enforce delegated credit authority for approval of credit transactions
  • Work with legal and external counsel to draft non-standard credit documents
  • Give ad-hoc approvals for trade requests and advise on complex and large derivatives portfolios (client-specific margin requirements, monitoring solutions, recognition and netting of structures and option trading strategies, etc.)
  • Act as Centre of Competence for Derivatives product know-how, margining concepts, margining systems, and other trading-related questions
  • Provide Management tools and support for the derivatives portfolio & trading activities across all Asian clients and perform exposure/collateral analysis with respect to concentration in issuers, sectors, or certain financial instruments as well as ad-hoc risk analysis.
  • Conduct forward-looking risk management by analyzing economic trends and their impact on the client's credit exposure both on the client as well as overall credit portfolio level
  • Help to drive the development of the overall Credit Risk framework, particularly in regards to Derivatives and Lending Value Methodologies
  • Provide/arrange training to Relationship Managers and Product Specialists as well as Credit Officers

Key Requirements
  • Senior Credit Officer with sound credit know-how and in-depth knowledge of Derivatives and different types of Collateral and their risk driver.
  • University degree preferably in Economics, Finance or Banking
  • Strong quantitative background, preferably CFA or FRM Charter holder
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Able to manage a portfolio of projects besides daily business as a Derivatives Credit Officer
  • Ability to take quick, independent credit decisions under pressure and in close collaboration with Traders and RMs
  • Understanding of Wealth Management Industry and Asian Markets/Clients
  • Previous experience with FX Trading / Margin systems (preferably Margin Man and/or Murex)
  • Strong IT skills (Microsoft, VBA, SQL, Access, Python, Bloomberg, etc.) * Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive, hands-on, and solution-oriented
  • Able to build and maintain good relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders (Relationship Manager, Product Specialists, Trader, Operations, Legal, Research, Advisory, Compliance, Credit, etc.)
  • Team player and able to work in a global organization
  • Working under pressure and able to prioritize

If you are interested in the role and would like to discuss the opportunity further, please click apply now or email Hagen at for more information.

Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to, therefore if you do not receive a response within 14 days please accept this as notification that you have not been shortlisted.

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd, EA License No: 11C5502

Lee Boon Hou (Hagen), Registration No: R1870932

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