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Global Equities - Risk Trading Strategy - Vice President / Director

London, United Kingdom

Job Description:

This role supports the Trading Risk team and would be accountable for reporting, analytics and materials associated with the Equities Volcker Trading desks

Strong candidates are able to operate in a fast paced environment with robust analytical capabilities, ability to create bespoke reports and conduct thorough analysis of trader risks/metrics  

Ability to work independently with strong attention to detail and effective, concise communication skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent level of experience
  • Strong understanding of Equity derivative products.
  • Experience working within a Financial Services organisation is preferred
  • Python Knowledge / experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Proficient in MS office (especially in Power Point and Excel)
  • Strong empirical skills are required
  • Demonstrate ability to identify issues, evaluate large sets of data and generate ideas of the back off this analysis
  • Meticulous attention to detail, diligence and conscientiousness
  • Capable of working effectively both independently and with multiple teams/individuals


Job-specific/Technical competencies:

  • Structures presentations to most effectively convey key points and relevant details
  • Provides outstanding personalized service to customers/clients
  • Good knowledge of global financial markets
  • Keeps up to date regarding the policies, practices, trends and technology affecting the bank and his/her area/function

Behavioural  competencies:

Dedication and Productivity: Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight.

Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Keeps up to date regarding the policies, practices, trends and technology affecting the bank and his/her area/function
  • Reliable and able to deliver high-quality work on time
  • Demonstrates the desire to learn and has positive attitude

Analytical and Problem-solving skills: Examines data to grasp issues, draw conclusions, and solve problems.

Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifies, articulates and implements solutions to problems
  • Understands clients goals and objectives
  • Regularly puts forward ideas for improving standards and processes

Communication and Interpersonal skills: Influences decisions and outcomes through effective communications

Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Presents work clearly and succinctly
  • Demonstrates self awareness

Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables.

Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Anticipates and proactively addresses the needs of team members
  • Collaborates well with others

Integrity and Ethics: Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.

  • Knows when and how to escalate potential risk issues
  • Respects and maintains confidentiality.
  • Is honest in all dealings
  • Protects the Company’s reputation by acting ethically, legally, and in compliance with all policies and standards.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mindset are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment


If you are interested in this opportunity please send your details to us by applying online with your CV.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

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