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Consulting - Risk - Quantification & Analytics - Capital Management - Senior Manager

Reference
 CON01063
Location
 London
Service
 Consulting
Specialism
 Consulting - Risk & Regulation
Industry
 FS Risk & Regulation

Who we are looking for

We are seeking individuals at Senior Manager grade based in London. As a Senior Manager, you will be expected to lead client delivery teams and acting as a subject matter expert, often on multiple assignments simultaneously. The candidate would also need to have the capacity to take on greater responsibilities as they develop within the firm, including coaching and development of other more junior team members. They should be of an inquisitive mindset and interested in constantly updating and developing their professional and technical skills.

Our Financial Services Risk and Regulation (FSRR)  team is made up of 50 partners and 800 professional staff and our number and capabilities are expanding every day.

The Financial Services Risk group within Consulting at PwC advises leading financial services organisations on a wide variety of risk and capital management issues. These range from regulatory requirements such as Basel III and Solvency II, to operational assignments such as defining and setting risk appetite and embedding risk management through the organisation.
 
Opening Date: Wednesday 6th August 2014
Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
Location: London
Salary: Competitive

About the role

This role is focussed on capital management covering all aspects of capital management including capital strategy; capital management framework design and embedding; economic capital modelling; risk adjusted performance management and funds transfer pricing.

We provide a suite of risk and capital management services covering the full range of risk disciplines, assisting our clients in:

Risk management frameworks and operations: Designing the framework within which risk is managed in the business, and building the infrastructure to support the delivery of risk management in the business

Risk regulation: Understanding and responding to risk-related regulatory developments
Risk quantification, valuation, and modelling: Leveraging quantitative tools and techniques to support business decisions

Risk technology: Design and implementation of technology to support the timely and effective management of risk

Specialist risk disciplines: Design and implementation of tools, methodologies, and processes relating to risk and capital management and valuation.

Requirements

The role will require experience and understanding of capital in all its forms (financial; economic; regulatory;), from demand and supply perspectives, and an appreciation for the multiple challenges of managing capital effectively in a complex financial institution.

Previous experience is likely to have been in a major banking or insurance group, although the successful candidate will be expected to apply their knowledge and experience in all financial services sectors. Alternatively, experience may have been gained predominantly in a consulting capacity.

In addition to sound technical and delivery skills, the role requires strong organisational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritise tasks and delegate effectively.

Education is expected to be to a high standard Degree level, preferably but not necessarily in a quantitative/economics/business discipline. Professional and / or post-graduate qualification in a relevant discipline is desirable.

One or more of the following will also be considered valuable:
  • Deep technical grounding in a key risk discipline (e.g. credit, market, insurance) 
  • Experience and / or formal training in broad based financial discipline (accountancy, corporate finance) 
  • Capital markets experience in either institutional treasury or investment banking context 
  • Exposure to regulatory processes in relation to Capital 
  • Familiarity with technology applications supporting Capital Management processes
  • Track record in communicating effectively at the executive level

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’.

The PwC Professional focuses on five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships. We use this framework to recruit, develop and assess our people, at all grades and all areas of our business, because we expect all of our people to be leaders.

http://www.pwc.com/uk/en/careers/experienced/applying-to-pwc.jhtml

Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business. www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.