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Risk Analyst

Job Title: Risk Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Reference: OF7
Contact Name: Oliver Fallows
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Job Published: August 09, 2017 12:08

Job Description

Our client is looking for a quantitative risk analyst who will formalise the process of risk management. This involves business decision-making and enabling the process of risk taking, whilst improving systems and processes and playing a pivotal part in scaling the growth of the business.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Make recommendations to reduce or control risk, which may involve looking at an adjusting commercial contract or having an insurance strategy
  • Work with traders and quants to calculate the risk associated with specific transactions and optimisations
  • Liaise with underwriters and insurers
  • Forecast and monitor market trends
  • Conduct research to assess the severity of risk
  • Scope and build quantitative statistic
  • Review legal documents and counterpart commercial contracts
  • Suggest software or help scope software that can be built internally to ensure risk management is fit for purpose and scale
  • Develop contingency plans
  • Study government legislation


Key Requirements:

  • 1 + years’ experience within the commodities space ideally with exposure to UK electricity and gas
  • 3 + years’ experience in a quantitative environment
  • Proficient in various coding languages and statistical tools, ideally Python

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