Director, Trading Risk & Control Manager, Quant Trading Team

hong kong
Posted on Monday, July 24, 2023
The Quant Trading team is responsible for executing trades and managing risks associated with derivative products, such as options, futures, and swaps. The team develops and implement trading strategies to support the quantitative trading team in making informed decisions in fast-paced and complex trading environments.
About the role:
We are recruiting for a Director to help drive the in-business Risk and Product Control function for the global Quant Trading business. Quant Trading business covers a variety of trading desks across cash, derivatives, volatility trading and others. This role will cover both P&L reporting and Risk monitoring with direct interaction with trading desks, central Finance team and other control functions.


  • Responsible for daily monitoring and reporting of P&L and Risk, with commentaries of key drivers
  • Prepare trading performance reports and analyses for senior management
  • Contribute to the development of the trading risk management framework, drafting of risk policies and procedures for new and existing businesses, ensuring compliance with relevant regulatory requirements
  • Perform quantitative risk analysis on market risk (e.g. VaR, stress testing, scenario analysis), with insightful commentaries to traders and senior management
  • Set up and review trading limits systematically using scripting tools
  • Monitor funding risk and ensure integrity of balance sheet capital funding and usage
  • Work with trading desks to implement risk controls and ensure breaches are addressed on a timely basis and properly escalated
  • Contribute to enhancing the control environment, work with quant developers to build automated trading controls, scripts and dashboards to monitor trading positions and balances real-time


  • Degree or above in a quantitative discipline, with professional qualification such as CPA, CFA, FRM an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience such as Product Control, Market Risk Management, Model Validation, with hands-on experience
  • Broad understanding of financial products, knowledge of crypto products is a plus
  • Proficient in Python and SQL
  • Strong analytical skills, detailed oriented
  • Hands-on, passionate about building, a product owner who can drive an initiative from start to finish
  • Passionate about cryptocurrency and blockchain