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Senior Market Risk Officer, Commodities Trading (Energy)

Job Seekers Singapore Risk Management Commodities & Trading, Financial Services - Banking

Job Summary

  • Singapore
  • Permanent
  • BBBH786266
  • Jun 30, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

Morgan McKinley is working in partnership with a Commodity Trading firm who is well known for their energy business globally.

The Singapore team is looking for a Senior Market Risk officer to join the CRO team. Reporting to the Chief Risk Officer, you will be responsible to provide Market risk expertise and support both the physical and derivatives desk.

Role and responsibilities

  • Challenge positions and trading strategies of multiple desks
  • Develop market risk frameworks for new businesses
  • Onboard new products and markets
  • Evaluate new transactions and business lines, presenting to global committees
  • Prepare limit modification requests from Front Office
  • Produce risk indicators and reports across multiple ETRM systems
  • Validate curves and parameters used in the commodity valuations
  • Simulate risk consumption for hypothetical or potential transactions
  • Assess and adjust provisions and reserves to be charged against trading positions
  • Maintain and improve Market Risk tools and reporting templates
  • Provide leadership for small market risk team

Key requirements

  • Minimum 10 years' prior relevant experience (much of which specifically in market risk), ideally at a bank, financial institution, oil supermajor, or major commodities trading firm
  • Possess a Bachelor or Master degree in a quantitative discipline
  • Strong quantitative finance skills and understanding of derivatives, Greeks, and options risk
  • Accustomed to a fast-paced, dynamic trading floor environment
  • Commodities market familiarity, ideally at least some of: oil, gas, power, LNG
  • Programming skills: expert in VBA for Excel, at least some experience in Python
  • High level of integrity for work output and able to manage conflicting demands
  • Detail-focused and process-oriented

If you are interested in the role and would like to discuss the opportunity further, please click apply now or email Hagen at for more information.

Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to, therefore if you do not receive a response within 14 days please accept this as notification that you have not been shortlisted.

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd, EA License No: 11C5502

Lee Boon Hou (Hagen), Registration No: R1870932


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Hagen Lee
Hagen Lee
  • Senior Consultant
  • +65 6818 3140