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Scarce Resource Trading Business Manager

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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Corporate & Investment Banking

Job title

Scarce Resource Trading Business Manager

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Management position


Job summary


The Scarce Resources and XVA Trading is part of the Global Market Division (GMD). This team includes:

  • XVA & Collateral Trading
  • Quantitative Research
  • XVA Strategy & Transformation (Business Development)
  • ALM-GMD (Liquidity and Balance Sheet)


In the framework of major regulatory changes, the mandate of the team is to:

  • Reinforce Bank risk management
  • Maintain the right balance between meeting accounting and regulatory constraints whilst remaining competitive
  • Optimize scarce resources like Risk Weighted Assets (RWA), Leverage Ratio…
  • Manage and optimise collateral, Balance Sheet and liquidity for GMD

The mandate of the XVA Business Strategy & Development team is to :

  • Maintain the operational efficiency of the Scarce Resources and XVA Trading desk
    o    focusing on: processes, systems, methodology, governance, default coordination  
  • Conduct change Management in a proactive manner
  • Coordinate Business projects

Key Responsibilities for XVA Scarce Resources and XVA trading Business Manager

Business Management and close business support:

  • Ensure that all Scarce Resources and XVA Trading  Desks processes run smoothly
  • Improve and automate any processes using state of the art technology in accordance with internal technological choices. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline processes, improve operational efficiency, and enhance customer satisfaction
  • Contribute to maintaining integrity of the XVA desk and reporting framework
  • Provide pricing statistics analysis and reporting notably on Scarce Resources metrics via Power BI
  • Increase consistency of reporting Tools:
  • Work closely with the collateral management desk to reinforce or establish procedure and policies, robustness of the tools and convergence to the global XVA Desk ecosystem.

Change Management:

The Scarce Resources and XVA trading Business Manager will have to be involved with a wealth of different interlocutors to deliver quality presentations, lean processes optimisation solutions etc.
He/she should lead XVA Strategy & Transformation change management campaigns and maintain high quality standards.


  • Make sure that the all the procedures are adhered to by XVA trading team members
  • Ensure that all processes used by the Scarce Resources and XVA Trading Desks are properly documented, updated and accessible by the desk and other departments
  • Participate to redaction of new procedure or evolution of existing procedure
  • Working on New Product Processes (NAP/CSTC)
  • Assist in the treatment of Operational risk incidents for XVA perimeter:

Supplementary Information

Business Projects

Some Business projects where Scarce Resources and XVA trading  Business Manager will be involved in coordination with the TTG project team will include:

  • RWA Monitoring and optimization
  • Profitability Workshops
  • Working with Sales in each region to receive feedback on processes / operational issues:
  • Continuous participation to the Scarce Resources and XVA Trading  Desks transformation by enhancing pricing tools capacity  capacities in coordination with XVA Trading

Legal and Regulatory Responsibilities

  • Comply with all applicable legal, regulatory and internal Compliance requirements, including, but not limited to, the London Compliance manual and the Financial Crime Policy.
  • Maintain appropriate knowledge to ensure to be fully qualified to undertake the role. Complete all mandatory training as required to attain and maintain competence.

Position location

Geographical area

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

• Engineering school, University, or business school degree in finance or economy


  • Motivation to work within the dealing room and support Business to make the set up as efficient as possible
  • Banking experience in either a dealing room, a risk, audit/control or MO department or Business analyst / project manager position
  • Good knowledge of Capital Markets product and risk associated

Required skills

  • Excellent communication skills - a lot of contacts with a wide range of interlocutors:  Sales,  Traders, support function, coverage.

  • Autonomy and make sure to report where she / he stands on his / her assignments

  • Analytical skills

  • Project management skills  

  • Good knowledge of banks and dealing rooms procedures and processes

  • Eager to learn / curiosity,

  • Flexibility

Technical skills required

  • Very good command of both Excel and PPT.
  • VBA, as a lot of developments of new tools or maintenance of existing ones will be requested


English (Fluent)


English (French would be useful)