UBS Financial Services Market Risk Officer in Singapore, Singapore

Your role:

Are you Risk aware? Do you thrive in a fast paced environment? If so, we're looking for someone like this to:

  • understand and control the market risks taken by the EM Asia Credit trading desk

  • drive the periodic review of market risk limits to ensure that the risk measures and limits are commensurate with the markets, business strategy and risk/return profile

  • help and support the team in covering the EM Asia Rates business

  • review daily trading and market activity, the risk profile and revenues

  • perform risk assessments and approve transactions within the delegated market risk authority and in accordance with the policy

  • analyse the Credit trading portfolio, provide transparency and keep management and other control functions actively informed of any evolving key risks

  • understand the quantitative implications of pricing, valuation and risk modelling

  • work with colleagues around the globe on projects and initiatives such as developing new risk standards and policies

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You’ll be working in the APAC Market Risk Control team in Singapore. The team covers the APAC FX, Rates and Credit trading business. The team’s major responsibility is to identify and monitor the portfolio’s market risks to achieve an appropriate balance between the risk and return while minimizing potential risk concentrations to ensure that the risk-taking is in line with the UBS strategic priorities and values, and within the risk-taking capacity. In terms of the risk identification, the key responsibility is to ensure that the market risks adequately identified, controlled and made transparent. The team is seated on the trading floor.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in finance, economics, engineering or another numerical discipline

  • 3 to 5 years experience, preferably in a market risk or trading position in an investment bank

  • excellent communication skills with the ability to explain technical topics clearly and intuitively

  • good understanding of the credit and rates markets and the key market risk measures and methodologies

  • strong analytical skills and the ability to apply quantitative techniques to solve practical problems.

You are:

  • team-orientated, while pro-active and self-motivated with ability to complete tasks independently

  • good at handling a diverse workload of longer-term projects and short-terms asks

  • organised with the ability to prioritise

  • fluent in English, in oral and written form

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Job Reference #: 151130BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Market Risk Officer

City: Singapore

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Singapore

Function Category: Risk