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Risk Jobs in London

Risk professionals still in demand in London

Despite the general economic uncertainty, new jobs for risk professionals are being created daily in London. There are two main reasons for this. London is home to the City of London with its huge concentration of major retail and investment banks, financial services groups, consultancies and other support services businesses. The combined diversity and concentration of financial sector businesses in London means that it is highly unlikely that all businesses will cease recruiting at the same time and vacancies and career progression will continue to be available.

Additionally, the reputational damage caused by the sub-prime lending crisis and subsequent credit crunch is making companies re-assess their risk management infrastructures. Given this background, and the pending debates at both an industry and government level about the future of corporate governance in the financial sector, it is unlikely that the capability of risk departments will be reduced.

For up to date information on the current risk management recruitment market, including latest salary information, visit Risk Management Mid Year Market Report 2012.


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Head of Model Risk Governance
  • Location New York City
  • Salary tc $250 - 300k
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Quant Analytics
  • Description Our client is one of the largest insurance and asset management groups in the US,  providing life insurance, wealth management, estate and retirement planning
(6 Month Contract) Information Security Specialist
  • Location New York, NY
  • Salary $40-$50 per hour
  • Job type Contract/Temp
  • Sector Cyber Security, Privacy/Data Protection, Information Security
  • Description Summary: Barclay Simpson’s Cybersecurity Recruitment team is currently partnered with a large bank to bring on a Cyber Security Specialist here in New York.  This individual will report into
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