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US Head of Traded Risk

New York, NY 10007
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At HSBC, the health and well-being of our employees remains of utmost importance.  Many of our roles are permitted to work from home (in states in which HSBC is licensed to operate) until further notice. Upon resumption of normal operations, this role may be performed at our New York, New York office.


As the US Head of Traded Risk, you will lead a team of highly qualified traded risk experts responsible for managing traded risk in HSBC’s US business. The role involves significant senior executive engagement, including presenting traded risk themes to executive forums and partnering with the businesses to support HSBC’s US strategic initiatives. You will act as the key contact point for all traded risk regulatory matters and will be responsible for setting appropriate risk limits, approving new products, monitoring traded risk taking activity and managing the systems infrastructure involved in delivering these controls. You will maintain the allocation of risk appetite for market and counterparty credit risk across the region including proactive management of RWAs, represent Traded Risk on selective committees and be the principal risk stakeholder for the Head of Global Markets for US.


About Us

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories. We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfill their hopes and realize their ambitions.


You will be responsible for:

  • Providing leadership to a team of highly qualified traded risk experts and presenting to senior HSBC leaders on matters related to traded risk both in the US and in global HSBC forums
  • Setting appropriate risk limits, including counterparty credit risk activity, and ensuring that market risk appetite is not exceeded within HSBC's regional risk taking activity
  • Reviewing new products and structures to identify all material market risks and ensuring effective controls surround these to ensure appropriate risk management occurs during their life cycle.
  • Representing Traded Risk at the Regional Global Banking & Market Risk Management Committee and identify related Top and Emerging Risks for escalation to the Risk Management Meeting of the bank (executive committee with board representatives).


Posted: 2022-05-02 Expires: 2022-06-01

HSBC offers the opportunity to develop a fulfilling career within a supportive and inclusive environment. We aim to be a place where everyone can achieve their full potential, regardless of their background.

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