Technical Benchmark Risk Manager/Quant Technical Benchmark Risk Manager/Quant …

Deutsche Bank
in London, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 01 Jun 20
Deutsche Bank
in London, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 01 Jun 20
Index Administration Risk Manager

As a leading global bank with roots in Germany, we're driving change and innovation in the industry - championing integrity, sustainable performance and innovation with our clients, and redefining our culture and relationships with each other. With operations in over 70 countries, we encourage our people to think for themselves and reward integrity. Our large but focused footprint gives us a strong position in Europe plus a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We offer clients commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking as well as ground-breaking asset and wealth management products and services. So if you're talented, collaborative and curious about building an exciting career in finance, you're exactly the type of person who might succeed in our organisation.


In an ever-changing financial landscape, the role of the risk division has never been more important. A strong risk management culture helps to reinforce Deutsche Bank's resilience. The function identifies, aggregates, manages and mitigates risk across the core activities, supporting the bank's strategies whilst protecting its capital and regulatory adherence.

The Benchmark and Index Control Group (BICG) within Risk is an independent second line control function responsible for index- and benchmark-related controls bank-wide. BICG maintains an effective risk management framework comprising standards and policies, control execution and monitoring as well as analysis and reporting, building on a strong interaction with the business divisions and other control functions. The team is based in London, New York and Singapore.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enhancing and running the independent benchmark calculation tools
  • Supporting DB Benchmark Contribution reviews for LIBOR, EURIBOR and other benchmarks with DB participation
  • Programming in Python and Tableau reporting
  • Executing Deutsche Bank Benchmark Administration controls around Deutsche Bank proprietary indices
  • Overseeing Deutsche Bank group Benchmark Usage activities
  • Participating in the 1st / 2nd Line of Defence Working Groups and Councils
  • Contributing to the Deutsche Bank IBOR transition initiatives
  • Driving Non-Financial Risk Management digital and automation efforts
  • Streamlining BICG reporting activities
  • Developing and running independent back testing, methodology reviews and other controls

Skills & Qualifications:

  • A graduate or post-graduate degree in a quantitative discipline
  • Ambitious, creative, reliable and motivated team player to fit a dynamic and diverse environment
  • Some exposure to Indices / Benchmarks / Regulations such as IOSCO principles, EU Benchmark Regulations, UCITS, MIFID and AIFMD
  • Able to maintain attention to detail whilst working under pressure
  • Able to effectively multitask in a fast paced environment; prioritise workload, explore different communication channels
  • Pro-active and passionate to work in hybrid structures (Change the bank / Run the bank)
  • Willing to learn

Our values define the working environment we strive to create - diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

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