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Group Manager, Market Risk Models Validation

Wroclaw, Poland

Job Description

The Manager, Model Risk Management will be part of a highly visible modeling function responsible for key inputs to executive decisions and reporting to the Board of Directors. The incumbent will be responsible for leading work that identifies risks in the firm’s modeling infrastructure as well as proposing innovative approaches to manage that risk. The incumbent should have a strong background in Market Risk modeling, particularly with respect to derivative pricing/valuation and VaR models. In these areas, the incumbent will not only lead the design of testing and the investigation of the limits to a model’s performance, but also predict the environmental conditions under which a model should be expected to fail.  The Manager will coordinate and direct the work of less experienced colleagues and guide them in formulating a plan of action for senior management.

Responsible for the technical direction, accuracy, and soundness of quantitative methods in a modeling area. Decisions and assumptions recommended by the incumbent have significant impact on the financial and risk position of the Bank or legal entity supported.

Master's Degree/PhD in a quantitative discipline, including engineering, mathematics, physics, statistics, econometrics. The candidate must have a superb quantitative and analytical background with a solid theoretical foundation coupled with strong programming, documentation and communications skills. Minimum 2 years (2 - 5 preferred) of modeling experience in financial services. Must have experience with complex quantitative modeling, numerical analysis, and computational methods using programming languages (such as Python, R, C/C++, MATLAB, SAS) as well as mathematical/statistical software packages. Must have a proven track record of being able to efficiently and effectively conduct independent research, analyze problems, formulate and implement solutions, and produce quality results on time. The candidate must have excellent scientific and technical documentation and presentation skills, assertiveness & influencing skills, and the skills to explain abstract theoretical concepts to a non-expert audience in easy-to-understand language.

Potential Area of Focus

  1. Oversees review of valuation models on various platforms.
  2. Report to the Director of Market Risk Validation (Head of Validation for Market Risk)
  3. Assists the Director to scope a validation; constructs strategies to quantify risk/impact; solve technical challenges faced by analysts;
  4. Coach and guide analysts as they use the firm’s modeling standards
  5. Coordinate efforts with various modelling teams


  1. 6+ years’ hands-on experience of banking, derivatives valuation (i.e., swap, swaption, bond, MBS, CDS, and etc.), Risk modeling/validation, and portfolio risk management.
  2. Quantitatively focused graduate degree; possess statistical and programming skills (i.e. C++, Python, R, Matlab, and SQL); CFA and FRM a plus
  3. Comfortable and experienced in instructing junior analysts for technical/computing challenges
  4. Familiarity with Bloomberg, Murex, QuIC, RiskMetrics, and Aladdin
  5. Strong technical writing skills. Strong interpersonal skills to support working in a team atmosphere with modelers, internal auditors, colleagues); Detailed oriented



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Primary Location: Poland-Dolnoslaskie-Wroclaw
Job: Risk
Internal Jobcode: PAS17
Organization: Risk-HR06016
Requisition Number: 1810863