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Surveillance Director

  • Location: Houston
  • Salary: $200,000 basic + Bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 171910
  • Sector: Banking , other Financial Services
Job Description

Barclay Simpson are representing the impressive Chief Risk Officer of a prestigious global Banking Group, who is seeking to recruit a senior Surveillance specialist to oversee the Surveillance across the firm’s substantial commodity trading desks. Working with regional and global heads, you will shape the strategy of the Surveillance function, driving change initiatives to improve its efficacy.


Key Duties

  • Monitoring market manipulation and misconduct across commodities trading
  • Enhancing the framework by identifying weaknesses
  • Ensuring the adequate documentation investigations to ensure timely resolutions
  • Establish good working relationships with key stakeholders across the business



  • Minimum 10 years’ compliance and/or surveillance experience gained in a commodities firm or Capital Markets house
  • Demonstrably strong knowledge of energy and commodities OTC markets as well as familiarity with their trading systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship and influencing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple stakeholders and conflicting deadlines
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