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Business Analyst: Risk

London, GB Full-Time Risk

Marex is a diversified global financial services platform, providing essential liquidity, market access and infrastructure services to clients in the energy, commodities and financial markets.

The Group provides comprehensive breadth and depth of coverage across four core services: Market Making, Clearing, Hedging and Investment Solutions and Agency and Execution. It has a leading franchise in many major metals, energy and agricultural products, executing around 50 million trades and clearing 205 million contracts in 2022. The Group provides access to the world’s major commodity markets, covering a broad range of clients that include some of the largest commodity producers, consumers and traders, banks, hedge funds and asset managers.

Marex was established in 2005 but through its subsidiaries can trace its roots in the commodity markets back almost 100 years. Headquartered in London with 36 offices worldwide, the Group has over 1,800 employees across Europe, Asia and America.

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This role’s purpose is to articulate business requirements and be responsible for planning, tracking, executing, delivering Risk projects across the various Risk functions including Clearing, Market, Credit, Operational, Governance and Privacy.  This is a dynamic role requiring flexibility and a desire to learn and the ability to multi-task.


• To execute Risk Projects
• To gather and articulate business requirements prepared by the various risk teams and work to define project goals and objectives with the key stakeholders ensuring the projects purpose, scope and delivery timelines are clearly outlined.
• Ensure key stakeholders are fully informed throughout the duration of the project.
• Own the internal communication chain with the business for all aspects of the project, manage project Risks with a focus on expedient escalation where necessary.
• Key point of contact and administration of the project internally including the organisation of meetings, updates or fielding more general queries as the information conduit for the project.
• Work proactively with the dedicated Risk IT development Team to ensure specifications / development and the initial testing phase remain on track.
• Assisting with managing the third party vendor and project managers as necessary to hold to timelines, deliverables and specifications with escalations as appropriate to ensure full visibility and accountability.
• Proactively manage internal resource in conjunction with key business areas to ensure deliverables are met on time and in line with project plan.
• Be responsible for the system data requirements to meet the needs of each phase of the project including, identifying areas within the firm where data can be shared/ sourced across businesses/ functions within Marex Spectron to promote data efficiency.
• To ensure all users are adequately trained on the system according to their role in the organisation.
• To perform 1st line testing.

Skills & Experience:

• Proactive self-starter with proven experience in business analysis, project management, including planning, execution and closure.
• Degree educated or equivalent experience.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with experience of process flow, business processes and requirements capture.
• Strong leadership and communication skills, with excellent organizational and time management abilities.
• Proficiency in project management software such as Microsoft Projects.
• Working understanding of financial products traded on and off exchange.
• An understanding of Risk Management practices in one or more of the Risk functions desirable in addition to experience of Risk Management systems.
• Ability to work to tight timelines whilst delivering superior results.

If you’re forging a career in this area and are looking for your next step, get in touch!

Marex is fully committed to being an inclusive employer and providing an inclusive and accessible recruitment process for all. We will provide reasonable adjustments to remove any disadvantage to you being considered for this role. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to the company.  We welcome applications from candidates returning to the workforce.  Also, Marex is committed to avoiding circumstances in which the appearance or possibility of conflicts of interest may exist within the hiring process.

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