15/02 Karan Madhok
Manager - Risk/Digital & Analytics Practice at Michael Page India

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Vice President - Quant Model Validation - Global Bank (9-15 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 541885

About Our Client:

Our client is one of the largest Global Banks with demonstrated strengths in the Investment Banking domain. They are looking at expanding their business and are looking for a seasoned professional having solid exposure in the market risk model validation domain.

Job Description:

Reporting into the SVP, you would be responsible for leading a team while supporting the global activities of the Market Risk Model Validation & Governance team.

Your key responsibilities shall include:

- Independent quantitative evaluation of complex and technical models, focusing on back-testing and benchmarking and would cover methodology, construction and testing of models

- Establish and maintain a strong, vigorous model validation and review process to help the firm identify and manage model risk.

- Improve the current products/models with a special emphasis on valuation and risk management.

- Define the methodology for a complete and consistent risk capture in conjunction with Front Office and other Risk & Control functions.

- Assist senior management building a clear view on the valuation model risk within the Group

The Successful Applicant :

- You are a PHD or Master's in Statistics / Economics/ Mathematics/ Science or any other quantitative discipline from a Tier 1 institution (IIT's, IIM's, ISI) with minimum 12 years of experience in the Market Risk/quant domain

- Certifications such as CFA, PRMIA, GARP, ACT/MCT, FRM, PRM, CQF shall be preferred

- Broad knowledge of financial markets, financial mathematics, industry best practice risk modelling methodologies, knowledge of financial products (FI, FX, commodities, equities, derivatives), their pricing models and a basic knowledge of stochastic calculus, statistics and numerical resolution methods.

- Essential skills include the ability to develop models in C++ or Matlab environment

- Strong knowledge of quantitative models (multi-curve framework, interest rate models and volatility, commodities and credit derivatives).

- Hands-on experience with model implementations using Monte Carlo simulation, tree method and finite difference method.

- Advanced mathematical skills and previous experience working as a quant with financial quantitative modelling and risk analytics.

What's on Offer :

Excellent work life balance in a very meritocratic culture with leading MNC. This role would offer you variation, stability and career progression in addition to a highly competitive compensation

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Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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