UBS Financial Services Market Risk Officer, Rates and Credit APAC in Singapore, Singapore

Your role:

Are you risk aware? Do you have a keen interest in the financial markets? We're looking for someone like this to:

  • understand and control the market risks taken by the EM Asia STIR (Short Term Interest Rate) and Rates trading business

  • 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 FX and EM Asia Credit trading 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. Present transactions to senior risk officers for approval

  • analyze the trading portfolios, 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 modeling

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.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

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, STIR, 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+ 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. Fluency in additional language may be of benefit

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 more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 163813BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Market Risk Officer, Rates and Credit APAC

City: Singapore

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Singapore

Function Category: Risk