Business and Finance

Head, Market Risk in a Bank

Michael Stevens Consulting – Our client in the Banking sector is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Market Risk

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Lead risk reviews and advice on sign-offs
  • Actively liaise with front office and other risk managers who develop risk methodologies relating to market risk factors to ensure proper risk measurement and aggregation
  • Review the risk implications as part of the annual planning process
  • Talk to internal and external managers to share market insights and risk assessments
  • Communicate risks and evaluation of mitigation strategies to senior leaders and the Board of Directors

Knowledge and Experience

  • 15+ years industry experience
  • Leadership experience running teams and leading cross-functional projects across multiple geographies
  • Investment experience as either a portfolio manager or risk manager.
  • Fundamental investment analysis from both sector and individual investment perspectives
  • Knowledge of the main credit and equity instruments, including derivatives employed in hedging credit and market risks
  • Deep understanding of risk management
  • Experience with employing advanced data visualisation and analysis techniques.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: This is a very unique experience for a senior professional who is looking to take the next steps in their career.

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