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Risk Expert to Market Risk Management

Warszawa, PL, 02-460

Job ID: 10426 


Would you like to analyse market risk while driving enhancements of the risk management framework? We are now looking for a risk manager to cover an important role in Nordea’s second line of defence Trading Book Market Risk function within Group Financial Risk Management & Control.      


At Nordea, we’re committed to being a partner our customers and society can count on. Compliance and integrity go hand in hand. Joining us means you’ll have an impact on how we do banking – today and tomorrow. So bring your ideas, skills and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with plenty of opportunities to collaborate, grow and make your mark on something bigger.


About this opportunity


Welcome to the Market Risk Management team. We add value by looking at specific risks for individual lines of business and seeking to identify and monitor market risk related issues from a bottom-up approach. The team covers product lines from cash to vanilla options to complex risks and structured products. We seek a team player who has a high potential and a strong willingness to achieve personal and professional development. As a Market Risk Controller, you’ll be offered a unique opportunity to work with market risk management of complex financial instruments, where you can use your experience to play a key role in the continued development of Nordea’s risk management control framework.


What you’ll be doing:

  • You will be responsible for reporting and understanding the risks of trading desks and reporting on all risk issues relating to the trading activity. Tasks include understanding positions and risk drivers, Value-at-Risk and other risk metrics.
  • You will be encouraged to understand products and trading strategies, liaise with other areas within Nordea, and develop methods and tools required to analyse traded products and portfolios. You will also be supporting the development of new products and new business initiatives and providing management with opinion of specific trading activities. 


You’ll join a diverse team that is passionate about analysing and explaining complex metrics to a wide range of business stakeholders. The role is based in Warsaw


Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  


To succeed in this role, we believe that you have the following experience and background:

  • We expect you to have a degree in a quantitatively focused discipline;  for instance, finance with a strong mathematical component or physics/mathematics.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in financial markets and products. Experience in market risk management, trading or other related disciplines is an advantage. 
  • Knowledge of programming languages, e.g. Excel/VBA , SQL, Python is highly beneficial but not obligatory.
  • You communicate effectively and can build good working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders across different departments.  
  • You are fluent in English, both written and spoken.


Other important skills:

  • You should thrive in dynamic environment with an ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and have a pro-active, self-motivated attitude. 
  • A proactive, analytical mind set would be advantageous.


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 11/09/2022

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.



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