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Senior Market Risk Analyst

Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Job Role
Risk Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Purpose

  • To provide high quality, timely, independent and objective market risk analysis and reporting in order to ensure that risk taking is within the defined risk appetite, in line with the business strategy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide accurate senior management level risk reporting through daily review and distribution of relevant reports.
  • Minimise unintended losses linked to market risk by proactively supplying information for decision making to senior management.
  • Minimise costs by ensuring that auditors receive information timeously.
  • Support business in the special deal process by providing relevant input and analysis as needed.
  • Ensure compliance to policy and mandates through effective monitoring and reporting to minimise losses
  • Maintain and build on existing client relationships through regular communication with front office.
  • Contribute to overall performance of team by sharing knowledge with the team.
  • Establish and maintain sound working relationships with external stakeholders e.g. regulators through regular and timeous reporting.
  • Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values by reviewing Nedbank and Business Unit Plans and ensuring delivered systems, process, services and solutions are aligned.
  • Provide senior management with high level feedback through timeous and accurate reports on both regular and ad hoc basis.
  • Ensure that mandate breaches are fully understood and do not expose the bank to excessive risk through relevant analysis.
  • Ensure the accuracy of risk reports by regular review and management of the reconciliation process.
  • Enhance current methodologies/ policies and practices by keeping abreast of new industry developments and seeking opportunities for improvements.
  • Ensure that models, methods, principles developed and systems used in pricing and risk management are understood and well communicated to senior management by regular and adhoc reporting.
  • Ensure understanding of Level 3 market risk policies and procedures by regular reviews.

People Specification

Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Professional Qualifications/Honour's Degree

Preferred Qualification

  • CFA, Financial Risk Management (FRM)

Essential Certifications

    Type of exposure

    • Analysing and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data
    • Drafting reports
    • Interacting with various levels of management
    • Managing conflict situations
    • Managing multiple projects
    • Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas.
    • Communicating complex information orally
    • Sharing information in different ways to increase stakeholders understanding
    • Effectively communicating complex written information
    • Identifying trends

    Minimum Experience Level

    • 5 or more years experience in market risk and/or quantitative analysis within global markets

    Technical / Professional Knowledge

    • Banking knowledge
    • Governance, Risk and Controls
    • Industry trends
    • Microsoft Office
    • Principles of project management
    • Relevant regulatory knowledge
    • Relevant software and systems knowledge
    • Research methodology
    • Decision-making process
    • Data base programming knowledge

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Communication
    • Continuous Learning
    • Collaborating
    • Decision Making
    • Initiating Action
    • Work Standards


    Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566

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