Market Risk Officer in Paris, France


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Overview of the Department/Section

The Risk Management Unit comprises of 2 departments:

Risk Management Dept (RMD)

Responsible for the control and administration of the bank’s credit and market risk transaction portfolio and customer data.

  • Internal Control Dept (ICD)

Responsible for the control of the bank’s operational risk management, including the implementation of the Self-Inspection program.

Main Purpose of the Role

Main task consists of supporting the Risk Management Department, one of the two departments of Risk Management Unit (RMU) with the Internal Control Department, which is the second line of defence of MUFG bank Paris for Credit, Market and Liquidity Risk.

This Includes to support and/or conduct administrative & reporting tasks assigned to the Risk Management Department, to assist in the management, monitoring and control of the bank’s Market risks activities.

Key Responsibilities


  • Ensure that the daily workflow processing is up to date and accurate;

  • Support the preparation and assurance of timely periodical management information reports, primarily regarding the bank’s market risk transaction within the regulatory and the bank’s framework of rules, policies and guidelines to safeguard compliance;

  • Where appropriate, co-ordinate and escalate significant incidents in order to minimise the consequences and facilitate the recovery of the bank’s resources.

  • Entry & Verification of market risk data in the bank’s used applications if required;

  • Contribute to the completion of the team’s workload, including the contribution to Risk Committees

  • Adapt to and identify changes in systems, processes and working practices in order to achieve operational improvement.

  • Provide advice and guidance to junior team members including motivation, support and the sharing of best practice as appropriate

  • Ensure compliance with the Bank’s rules, policies, procedures and guidelines together with all relevant regulatory and statutory requirements.

Work Experience

Thorough understanding of risks related to Market Risk activities. Experience in a similar function or relevant area (like Risk management).

Skills and Experience

Functional / Technical Competencies:

  • The function requires knowledges on risk management area with a global view of all risks of the bank, with a strong knowledge of Market Risk activity. It requires, also, a good knowledge of all market products offered by the bank (MiFiD II Products)

  • The function also requires knowledge of and experience with automated database storage, processing and desktop IT skills (Windows, MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS word).

  • Willingness to understand MUFG strategies, regulations and manuals

  • Broader knowledge of financial markets including Forex, Bond, Commodity markets, economic statistics and monetary policy framework in major central banks

  • Verbal and written communication skills in English are essential

  • Strong interpersonal, networking and communication skills.

Education / Qualifications:

Degree educated in a technical/ numerate field ideally and/or equivalent level of relevant experience

Personal Requirements

  • Personal alignment to MUFG Values

  • Integrity & Responsibility

  • Professionalism & Teamwork

  • Challenge ourselves to grow

  • Personal alignment to EMEA Cultural Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up, Speak Up

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute

  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability

  • Strong decision making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • A creative and innovative approach to work

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • A calm approach, with the ability to perform well with tight deadlines

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.

MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.

We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.

At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute

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