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Market Risk Manager

Posted 23/01/2024
City of London
Full time

Market Risk Manager - Life Insurance
Location: London - Hybrid

An exceptional opportunity awaits you to join one of the leading global life insurers in the UK.

Company client is a distinguished player in the global Life Insurance industry, is in search of a skilled Market Risk Manager to enhance their Actuarial department. As a prominent provider of insurance solutions, our client prioritises innovation, customer satisfaction, and a steadfast commitment to excellence. They foster a supportive and collaborative work environment, offering numerous prospects for professional development.

Are you an Actuary with extensive ALM experience? This role presents an opportunity to transition into a comprehensive 2nd line position, focusing on a diverse array of fixed income assets, including cash and derivatives. Whether you've worked in an investment risk team or a market risk team and are seeking a career advancement, this could be your next step.

As a senior hire with the potential to deputise for the Head of the team, this role involves stakeholder engagements with various committees, including meetings with the Chief Investment Officers and Chief Risk Officer.

For a technical Actuary/CFA keen on expanding into the strategic side, this is a remarkable opportunity.

Role & Responsibilities: Oversee Market, ALM, and Liquidity Risks, covering interest rate, inflation, and liquidity management for the business. Provide guidance, advice, and review of the management and optimisation of crucial risk metrics related to ALM and Liquidity. Evaluate the impact of market risk drivers on investment strategy, ALM, Liquidity, and Capital. Assess assumptions influencing calibrations within the Solvency II Internal Model and those used for pricing new business deals.

Key Skills:

* Robust knowledge of financial markets and risk management methodologies.
* Exceptional problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
* Effective communication and interpersonal skills for building relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
* Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
* Professional certifications related to risk management (e.g., CFA, FRM) will be highly regarded.

For further details and an informal, confidential discussion, please apply the job online.

Oliver James Associates