Head of Risk Technical Analytics

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IG Group
  • 19 May 19

Head of Risk Technical Analytics

Job Title
Head of Risk Technical Analytics

Job Description

Who we are

Founded in 1974, we invented the concept of financial spread betting. Today, we're the world's No.1 spread betting and CFD provider, with offices in 14 countries and over 195,000 clients worldwide.
Recognised as one of Britain's top employers, it's no surprise that this success has come from empowering our people to be brave, innovative and inspiring. Join us, and you'll find the perfect place to showcase your talents and passion. Your achievements will be recognised, and you'll have the support of a collaborative global team.

Where you'll work

As part of a connected global team, you'll come to work in a friendly and dynamic environment. Our comfortable, cutting-edge offices contain everything you need to succeed:
• Agile workspaces and hot desks
• Private quiet rooms
• Breakout and refreshment areas

Lead a small agile team as part of our larger Risk and Copml

How you'll progress

Your development is as important to us as it is to you. You'll be rewarded for hard work here, with support to get better at what you do.
We work in a fast-paced project environment where change is constant. If you're up for the challenge, you'll have opportunities to try new things and broaden your skills quickly through exposure to the executive team and new experiences.

What you'll get

As well as having the chance to attend regular social events, get funding for your charitable endeavours and join a range of special interest groups, you'll receive an attractive selection of benefits working with IG:
• Flexible working hours and work-from-home opportunities
• Performance-related bonuses
• Pension, insurance and medical plans
• Career-focused technical and leadership training
• Contribution to gym memberships and more

What you'll do

Responsibilities of this role:
• Drive new analysis methods to improve risk processes and monitoring.
• Present findings to Senior Management and Risk Committees (Executive and Board).
• Manage the priorities and workload of the team
• Ensure the highest standards of build, review, documentation and maintenance of models.
• Lead the team in value-add deep dive analysis projects.

Who you'll be
We are looking for someone who:
• Is committed to driving change
• Can lead and develop a team
• Can communicate the output from complex risk models to Senior Management and Board
• Has excellent Excel and python skills
• Has excellent knowledge of our business model

We're looking for tenacious, curious, eager and open-minded people to help us maintain our industry leadership. People who embody our three core values - who want to champion the client, lead the way and love what we do.
We recruit based on excellence, and believe that diversity is vital to success. We have zero tolerance for bullying, harassment or any other behaviour that stifles innovation and collaboration.

Number of openings
1