Head of Risk (FX / CFD) Head of Risk (FX / CFD) …

Zeal Holding Limited
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jan 22
Zeal Holding Limited
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jan 22
Posted by:
Franco Lui • Recruiter
Posted by:
Franco Lui
Zeal group of companies (collectively Zeal Group) is a business portfolio of the parent company Zeal Holdings Limited, comprising regulated financial institutions and fintech companies specializing in multi-asset liquidity solutions in regulated markets backed by proprietary technology.

About Us:

Award - The Best FinTech Trading Platform of The Year 2019.

We are a people-focused business and our team of 400+ professionals globally are dedicated to maximizing the success of our employees and customers. With a global presence in 12 countries across Asia, Middle East, & Europe with 22 offices internationally. The estimated monthly trading volume in an average of USD 100B executed by 100,000 retail investors, professional traders, and financial institution clients.

ZDigital Limited in the UK (ZDigital) is a contract service provider of administrative and ancillary activities for the benefit of Zeal Group and its affiliates. We are young, energetic, and rapidly expanding. Our UK entity is the headquarter of Finance, Digital Marketing, Human Resources, and Risk Management and provide major functionality support to Zeal Group and its affiliates across the regions.


  • Build and mobilize a best-in-class risk management framework and team. Motivating subordinates and appraising them, in the delivery of a training program.
  • Manage a 24-hour service to monitor the market conditions and risks.
  • Driving the implementation and embedding of the risk culture, knowledge, and skills across the business, by taking ownership of developing policies, procedures, and operational guidance for the risk team aligning with the Company direction.
  • Develop and maintain the Risk Management Model.  Enhancing the framework ensuring adequate, effective and proportionate identification to capture risk within all traded and non-traded markets across local and international markets.
  • Review and developing risk metrics for the for the business and aligning to the overarching risk levels.
  • Develop PnL, risk control mechanisms and key risk indicators. Monitor movements and assess unforeseeable events and risks. Carry out an analysis of risk data/information for possible impacts. Regular reporting of predictable risks and managing costs associated with risks,  and reallocation of resources.
  • Review, track and monitor trading events and market news and evaluate risks associated with them.
  • Carry on client profiling on regular basis to organize clients into groups, design metrics and strategies for optimized book allocation.
  • Analysis of client behavior and build models to identify breaches.
  • Define reporting structures for the escalation of potential issues and solutions.
  • Contribute to intraday and end-of-day profit and loss and risk estimates reporting and provide necessary guidance.


  • Master degree or above.
  • Trading Risk experience gained from retail FX broker Trading Risk Team.
  • Experience in successfully managing individuals – directly, laterally and upwards
  • Proven experience in Operations and leading process implementations
  • Strong internal and external stakeholder management skills
  • A proactive, self-starter who is consultative and adaptable
  • Highly organized with a flexible approach to working
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to relate to a wide range of audiences


Competitive salary
Private medical
25 days holiday
Flexible working

Digital (Zeal) is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

Regulated Financial Institutions of Zeal Holdings Limited and its wholly-owned subsidiary:

  1. Zeal Capital Market (Seychelles) Limited, regulated as a Securities Dealer by the Financial Services Authority of Seychelles, license number: SD027. Official website www.zfx.com.
  2. Zeal Capital Market (UK) Limited, authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FRN: 768451. Official website: www.zfx.co.uk.
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