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Market Risk Executive

Location: Doha, Ad Dawḩah, Katar

Salary: c$150,000 USD + Bonus

Barclay Simpson are currently working with a leading financial services organisation in the Middle East to recruit a market risk executive for their Head office in Qatar.  Candidates applying must have in-depth knowledge of market risk within asset management.  Only those with working knowledge in advanced markets such as the UK, central Europe or the US will be considered.  Candidates should also be well educated, preferrably to masters level.


The successful individual will be responsible for developing and implementing risk process and risk models to monitor daily trading activities, market risk, liquidity and performance of various investment departments


  • Risk identification, assessment, monitoring /reporting and control from an economic, market and quantitative perspective for all risk disciplines with a particular focus on market risk
  • Risk budgeting and risk/asset allocation support
  • Responsible for day-to-day portfolio risk assessment, monitoring and reporting of Asset Class Departments
  • Responsible for risk modelling, building, managing and updating databases
  • Reconciliation of investments as represented within risk systems with other internal records
  • Assess new investments for risk/return issues
  • Monitor existing investments and ensure accuracy of positions in Risk Systems