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Manager- Market Risk and Liquidity Risk

Warner Scott Recruitment
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
GBP80000 - GBP95000 per annum
Closing date
Aug 4, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

As Manager within the Financial Risk Management ("FRM") Team your role involves developing and implementing risk solutions for financial institutions clients with a focus on market risk and liquidity risk.
Project and Team Related
* Manage multiple FRM projects and ensure all engagements are planned and delivered within budget and on time
* Own and implement initiatives around market and liquidity risks
* Manage teams as well as senior client stakeholders and be responsible for delivering high quality results and generating effective and impactful solutions
* Play a key role in the development of less experienced staff through mentoring, training and advising
* Remain current on new developments in Risk advisory services capabilities and financial industry knowledge.
Business Development
* Establish, maintain and strength internal and external relationships
* Identify possible opportunities and direct purist for new client opportunities


* Thorough understanding of Market Risk and Liquidity Risk
* Experience in Quantitative Analytics, Market Risk Models including VaR, FRTB, IRRBB, CVA
* Experience in Liquidity management including liquidity gap, ALM, FTP, ILAAP
* Experience with risk models development and validation
* Good understanding of Spot and Derivative markets operations for equities, interest rate, credit, commodities and foreign exchange products; Risk management (hedging strategies) and valuation aspects of the same
* Prior experience in Financial Modeling
* Good understanding of local and international regulatory requirements including Basel and CBUAE guidelines
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Prior experiences in managing and motivating a team in risk related areas, with clear leadership in market and liquidity risks
* Strong ability to map client business requirements and convert the same to a viable business proposition
* Exposure to business development in consulting (Pre-sales support, proposals, RFP responses)
* Strong communication skills with client facing experience.
* Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects at a time
* Demonstrate integrity, values, principles, and work ethic and lead by example


* As a minimum a bachelor's degree in a relevant field including Finance, Financial Engineering, Economics, Applied Mathematics or similar.
* 7+ years of strong financial risk management /Quantitative analysis experience within a financial institutions or Consultancy/big 4 firms
* Professional certification in FRM, PRM, CFA is recommended but not mandatory
* Aptitude for quantitative analysis and strong numerical skills with evidence of advanced financial modeling skills
* Experience in analytical and risk management tools/systems (e.g. Python, R, SAS, MATLAB, Calypso, Murex, etc.)


* A professional work environment full of challenges and development opportunities
* A competitive salary and benefits package

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