Equity Market Risk Quant Project Manager (French Speaking)

  • Location

    Paris, Île-de-France

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Phoebe Cheung

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    PCH - Risk_1607430912

  • Published:

    10 months ago

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My client, a Top Tier Financial Institutions is looking for an Equity Market Risk Quantitative Project Manager/Co-lead (French speaking) to join their team. This is a contract role based in Paris.


  • Co-lead the Equity and Commodity Risk Change in designing the implementation of the new methodology/new products/new markets into the IT Application suite.
  • Closely partner with the quant team and the risk monitoring team, to be able to gather all mandatory information in designing IT risk change
  • Design & formalise operating & information flows for first line risk processes and activities.
  • Plan and prioritise requirements / functional specifications / User Stories across the portfolio of initiatives.
  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality and timely signed-off User Stories partnering with all first line risk stakeholders (eg Product owners, PM, IT Dev, testers, prod).
  • Design, develop and implement a structured and effective test strategy, testing approach and test scenarios.
  • Plan test effectively preparing environments & test scenarios for each campaign.
  • Manage optimally the BA/Tester team capacity and deliverables.
  • Identify issues and risks around risk changes and alert the Head of if they potentially have a high impact on the risk framework, the risk monitoring, the default management or the operational risk.
  • Train the risk monitoring team on new releases that could include methodology enhancements, new product, IT change.
  • Contribute to the Launch strategy workshop and be in charge of the production launch for the risk change.


  • A relevant experience in these fields of at least ten years is required.
  • Strong skills and proven experience in change management in market risk models and an ability to perform high quality and accurate results, under pressure and tight deadlines..
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one programming language (e.g. Python, R, SAS, Matlab or any other relevant language) and preferably experience/knowledge of professional development concepts and technologies.
  • Professional fluency (written and verbal) in English and French.
  • Must be able to explain and articulate complex market risk matters clearly, accurately and simply to internal stakeholders at various levels.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; proven ability to work within a team.
  • Ability to motivate and lead a team.
  • Ability to deliver under tight deadlines and to manage demanding tasks simultaneously.
  • Continuously adopt a pragmatic, flexible and responsive approach.

Please send your CV to phoebecheung@taylorroot.com

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