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3 - 5 Years
IMC Financial Markets
Senior Market Risk Manager
LIFE AT IMC AS SENIOR MARKET RISK MANAGER WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO IMC is a leading global market maker, using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities on multiple trading venues worldwide. We provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.
Founded in 1989, we are an ambitious, innovative company and identified early on the importance technology would play in the fast-paced evolution of trading. This entrepreneurial spirit still drives us today and can be found in all of our offices around the world.
OUR TEAM We now operate globally from offices in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. Our employees work closely together in multidisciplinary teams, making our success possible.
Technology - At IMC, technology is not a department, it is at the heart of everything we do. Our technologists push the limits of possibility, and then look beyond. In our fast-paced environment, short feedback loops mean projects worked on in the morning can enter production the next day.
Trading – Although our traders come from many backgrounds they all have one thing in common: they are at their best solving complex problems. Their insight into global events, market shifts and pricing ensure we are trading in the right place, at the right time.
Business Support - Around the world, IMC’s business support teams are essential for sustaining our success. In our dynamic environment, we have many exciting challenges and multidisciplinary opportunities to shape our operations and make a real impact.
OUR CULTURE Our employees are our greatest asset so we give them lots of responsibility and the support they need to make a difference. Our flat structure fosters a culture of openness and collaboration, encouraging the sharing of ideas and knowledge. It makes no difference if you have been with us for three days or three years, the best idea wins.
While we work hard, we also have a lot of fun; whether solving complex challenges or in team building, leisure and sporting activities. IMC also enables its employees to contribute towards a better society through our foundation.
WHAT YOU WILL DO: IMC is currently looking for a Senior Market Risk Manager to be a part of the Amsterdam Risk Management Team. Our risk management team is positioned right in the dealing room and operates closely with trading and technology teams in order to manage the inherent risks in IMC’s trading strategies. We are looking for someone who can bring risk management, trading and technical expertise while at the same time a critical, quantitative and proactive hands-on approach. It will be your challenge to support the risk assessment and management responsibilities for market, credit, liquidity, operational, and regulatory risks. In addition, you will be responsible for the technical implementation of various risk management intraday monitoring tools and reports. To excel in this role, you will use your experience, analytical skills, and technical ability to add value, not bureaucracy to the business.
As a Senior Market Risk Manager at IMC, you’ll Identify and manage the risks in IMC’s existing and new trading strategies across various markets. More specifically, you will be responsible for:
Monitor intraday and overnight market risk at both the portfolio and single product level
Analyse developments in financial markets and translate these in potential concerns or opportunities for IMC’s strategies
Partner with traders to discuss risk/return profile of trading positions, to ensure risk appetite and capital is allocated to opportunities with the highest conviction
Partner with development team to develop and enhance real-time risk monitoring and reporting tools for IMC’s key risks while ensuring that the team’s technical solutions are of high quality
Build, revise, and enhance risk methodologies and processes for IMC’s trading strategies
Collaborate with global risk, trading, and software development team members to design and employ risk controls in IMC’s execution and strategy software solutions
Coach team members on trading ‘insides’
Contribute to the annual risk control self-assessment (RCSA) through analysing potential impact and likelihood of risk events
WHO YOU ARE:
Strong academic background in quantitative field (quant finance, econometrics, mathematics)
At least 8 years of experience of which min. 5 in a Trading / FO role and min. 3 years within a Risk Management position
Previous exposure to exchange-traded products like equities, futures, options
Strong knowledge of risk simulation techniques for complex portfolios
Strong technical skills with knowledge of data processing and analysis technologies
Ability to communicate complex information and ideas to key business stakeholders
A proactive attitude and an out of the box-thinker
Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
OUR HIRING PROCESS To set you up for success, you can find our hiring process including tips on applying and interviewing with us on our website. Now it’s up to you! Apply today to start an amazing journey with IMC.