Market risk specialist-commodities, Geneva-Switzerland, Base Salary – 150,000 CFH –170,000 CFH + exceptional bonus (80% average across power team this year) & additional benefits

Top European based commodities trading firm is looking for a team leader for their multi award winning front office power risk team.
You will be reporting to the head of risk globally and will be seen as the key point of contact for all market risk issues involving Oil and Gas products.

The market risk specialist will have the following responsibilities:
-Ensure that all market risk analytics are run effectively, and oversee the daily, weekly and monthly risk processes including VaR,
-Develop junior analysts in the team to improve the structure of the group,
-Take responsibility for controlling a specific part of the portfolio and provide adequate challenge to Front Office,
-Work together with other departments to implement new business streams and structured deals,
-Oversee the improvement of risk measurement methods or adapt existing methods to new business,
-Support within the Risk Team for IT testing and development,
-Presentations of views on the business from a risk perspective to the senior governance committee and heads of area.

The successful candidate is likely to possess the following background and skill set:
-Experience in the energy wholesale sector or another commodities trading sector,
-Previous leadership experience is desired; however my client will consider very strong risk managers/analyst who shows the drive and determination to lead a team,
-Qualification in a science/engineering/economics subjects involving strong numerical skills,
-Ability to handle large amounts of data from various sources efficiently and accurately,
-Strong at forming relationships across the business and working effectively with different teams,
-Strong analytical thinker and problem solving capability,
-Highly committed individual, keen to push the power team into new areas and able to express themselves effectively to all areas of the business, from junior analysts to senior level traders.

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