Manager Traded Risk

England, London, City of London, East London, North London, North West London, South East London, South West London, West End, West London, South London
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Would you like to play a role in further developing Zanders’ services in Traded Risk? Do you want to work with clients from various financial institutions and countries across Europe? Are you passionate about delivering best-in-class quantitative solutions to leading financial institutions?

With a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurship, we deliver high quality consulting services and exceed expectations. That is why we build successful teams with the brightest specialists in our niche market. We believe that our business’ growth can only be sustainable when our people love the work they do and when it’s balanced with their personal lives. Does this vision match your ambitions? Join us as Manager in Traded Risk Management.

Your role

As a Manager, on project, you’ll work together with other consultants from of our highly skilled international group of 100+ risk advisory consultants, to deliver complex quantitative projects relating to traded risk management. These will cover the design, development, implementation, testing and validation of models across the trading book spectrum, including market risk, counterparty credit risk, XVA, margin models and derivatives pricing.

Off project, you’ll support our business development and knowledge management activities and act as a trusted advisor for our clients. You’ll also support the internal development of the team, enabling them to grow and expand their technical and soft skills. Freedom, responsibility, innovation, fun, teamwork and flexibility are key to how we work. We are passionate about what we do and strive to be the best.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide expert advice to clients on modelling risk in the trading book, and deliver highly quantitative projects developing bespoke analytics.
  • Play a key role as the primary contact for clients, ensuring clear communication and understanding.
  • Foster a supportive environment by assisting and mentoring less experienced colleagues in your area of expertise.
  • Actively participate in knowledge sharing and professional development initiatives.

Skills to be successful

To thrive in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Over 5 years of experience in traded risk analytics, including within a consultancy.
  • Extensive knowledge in traded risk topics such as market risk, counterparty credit risk, XVA, margin models and derivatives pricing.
  • Strong understanding of risk modelling, with experience either developing or validating quantitative risk models.
  • Hands-on knowledge of traded risk regulation such as FRTB.
  • Proficiency in programming tools such as Python, MATLAB, SAS, R, and strong Excel skills for model building
  • Innovative and analytical thinking to develop creative and effective solutions.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills to collaborate effectively with clients.
  • Master’s degree in a highly quantitative subject such as physics, mathematics, economics or quantitative finance.

We offer in return

At our organization, we value work-life balance and promote a healthy work-from-home ethic and wellness policy. In addition, we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package and bonus scheme.
  • Opportunity to further establish yourself as a Traded Risk expert within the financial industry.
  • Development of your client relationships across top-tier banks.
  • Involvement in challenging, complex technical projects to further expend your skillset.
  • Support for internal research and development initiatives and opportunities to host networking and marketing events.
  • An ambitious and service-driven work environment that provides flexibility and freedom and  encourages innovation.
  • Collaboration with well-recognized financial institutions on a global scale.
  • An entrepreneurial culture that values and encourages new ideas and suggestions.
  • Supportive and collaborative colleagues who strive to provide world-class service to our clients.
  • Enjoyable social activities, including an annual Zanders trip, culture evenings, drinks, and more.

About us:

We are a global financial consulting firm focused on Risk, Treasury and Technology, with presence in Europe, UK, USA, and Asia. For 30 years we have been providing innovative solutions embracing the latest technological advancements to financial institutions, multinational corporations, public sector entities and NGOs. We go beyond conventional boundaries, delving into new market segments to uncover untapped opportunities.

At Zanders we invest in our people for an inclusive atmosphere, where freedom, fun, and collaboration are pivotal and set us apart, defining our success. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are essential to establish a strong and sustainable business, fostering a culture that values and respects diversity in all forms. Zanders is not just a workplace – it is a supportive community.  

We invite those who share our passion for collaboration, growth, and positive impact to join us on this journey. If you're in search of a workplace which nurtures personal and professional development, Zanders is the perfect fit for you. 

Join us as we continue to shape the future of consultancy, making a meaningful impact in the world of Treasury, Risk, and Technology! 


By applying for a role at Zanders, you give us approval to use and retain your personal details. Taking into account the nature of Zanders enterprise, you are expected to behave to a high moral standard. A Pre-Employment Screening (PES) by a third party is part of the application process.

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