Market risk Analyst-Energy specialist (oil/gas)-Frankfurt, Germany,|english speaking-Base Salary – 70,000 euro –90,000 euro + bonus and additional benefits





Global energy trading firm seeks front office risk analyst for their German based offices.

Market leading energy trading firm is looking for a front office risk analysts to work on their physical oil and gas desks.
The team has had record profit levels in Q4 of 2010 and are now looking to push further into the global energy portfolios performing some market leading projects.
In order for them to continue this they have large hiring plans for the front office and need strong market analysts to support this growth.

The market risk specialist will have the following responsibilities:
-Ensure that all market risk analytics are run effectively, and oversee the daily, weekly and monthly risk processes including VaR.
-Develop junior analysts in the team to improve the structure of the group.
-Take responsibility for controlling a specific part of the portfolio and provide adequate challenge to Front Office.
-Work together with other departments to implement new business streams and structured deals.
-Oversee the improvement of risk measurement methods or adapt existing methods to new business.
-Support within the Risk Team for IT testing and development.
-Presentations of views on the business from a risk perspective to the senior governance committee and heads of area.

The successful candidate is likely to possess the following background and skill set:
-Experience in the energy wholesale sector or another commodities trading sector,
-Previous leadership experience is desired; however my client will consider very strong risk managers/analyst who shows the drive and determination to lead a team,
-Qualification in a science/engineering/economics subjects involving strong numerical skills,
-Ability to handle large amounts of data from various sources efficiently and accurately,
-Strong at forming relationships across the business and working effectively with different teams,
-Strong analytical thinker and problem solving capability,
-Highly committed individual, keen to push the power team into new areas and able to express themselves effectively to all areas of the business, from junior analysts to senior level traders.

Key words: Market risk, risk, commodities, leader, team leader, London, power, gas, oil.

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