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Market Risk Analyst

Sector Location Job type Salary
EUR50000 - EUR60000
Date added
19 July, 2019

Job Description

Market Risk Analyst

Porto - Portugal


Our client is a global organisation in a commodity trading sector.They are currently looking to appoint a Market Risk Analyst to join the global risk management team.The job is located in Porto, Portugal.

You will support trading activities, develop analytical tools to measure & track risks and perform risk analysis. Additionally you will act as a bridge between the team of group market risk analysts and the IT developers to help with configuration of reports in a new IT system and to translate the business needs to the technical requirements.


The responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:


  • Development of risk reports for the traders
  • Perform risk measurement and limit checking
  • VaR, stress testing
  • Support development and deployment of market risk metrics
  • Provide analytical insights on new markets and products
  • Collaborate with the market risk team and participate in a range of projects
  • Develop risk management expertise as well as the commercial acumen and understanding of the commodity trading sector




  • University degree in economics, mathematics or a similar discipline
  • 4-5 years of experience in risk analysis, gain in financial services, banking or trading industry
  • Strong understanding of Value at risk and price curves
  • Solid business acumen in derivatives area
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Solid knowledge of R or Python
  • Strong Excel skills including VBA
  • Excellent command of English
  • Eligibility to work in Portugal


The role offer an opportunity to work in a global, reputable organisation that offers great career development opportunities and attractive renumeration.

Relocation assistance will be provided for candidates who are willing to relocate.


If you are interested in applying for this Market Risk Analyst role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007