Head of Market Risk - Singapore

Far East - Singapore
Finance / Analysis / Research
Vacancy Type:
Job Description
Our client is a shipping firm who is looking for a Head of Market Risk to join their expanding team in Singapore.   

As part of the Risk team, you will be responsible for a small team.  You will be for monitoring and managing market and liquidity risk, in addition to using data and business intelligence to gain insight and help maintain a market edge.  In this position you will support the commercial team with advice on market positioning for both freight and bunker markets, ensuring that hedging and risk limits (VaR) are adhered to at both the commercial and Group level. 

This is an excellent opportunity to work with an esteemed organisation in a growth area within the business internally that offers excellent development potential.  

To be considered for this role, you must have a degree in Maths or similar.  You must have a minimum of seven years of experience as an Analyst with specific focus on risk management, quantitative analysis and use of technology, in the shipping, trading or a related sector.   An outstanding communicator, you must possess excellent quantitative, statistical and analytical ability combined with strong interpersonal skills.  Excel-based modelling skills are a must.  Knowledge of programming would be an advantage.   

This role is open to candidates with ready working entitlement in Singapore.