Senior Risk Analyst Shipping

Posted 16 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationCity of London
Job type Contract
DisciplineValue Outsourcing Recruitment
Contact NameAbigail Street

Job description

Risk Analyst - Shipping

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where your analysis directly impacts business decisions? Are you passionate about the shipping industry and possess a keen eye for risk management? If so, we want to hear from you!

The Opportunity

We are seeking a highly motivated Risk Analyst to join our dynamic team. In this critical role, you will provide real-time front-line control and management information of the company's freight exposures to risk managers, senior management, and traders. You will play a key role in ensuring adherence to risk limits and participate in projects to improve our ETRM system, ultimately supporting the development of our shipping business model. As a key member of the team, you will also collaborate with broader commercial activities.

Key Responsibilities:

Prepare and explain shipping P&L and risk reports, following up on any issues with relevant teams.
Ensure adherence to all risk limits and assist in implementing new limits as needed.
Identify significant risks within the business and ensure transparency to senior management.
Maintain a deep understanding of the current freight and physical oil market.
Support the development and improvement of our ETRM systems.
Define forward curve methodologies for accurate mark-to-market of freight exposure.
Contribute to month and quarter-end activities with Back Office/Accounting.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with various departments, including: FO, Chartering, Operations, Chattering, Claims, Back Office, IT, and Planning & Control.
Collaborate daily with other market risk teams, promoting knowledge sharing.
Guarantee compliance for trading procedures with relevant controls, supporting internal and external audit requests.

University degree in a relevant field such as Economics, Finance, or Engineering.
Minimum 2 years of experience in a risk management role within the shipping industry, trading companies, shipbrokers, or banks.
Strong understanding of the shipping industry and freight markets, including pricing mechanisms, supply and demand balance, ship operations, and logistics.
Proficient in risk metrics such as VaR, stress testing, and scenario analysis.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
Experience with ETRM systems a plus.

We Offer:

A dynamic and challenging work environment.
The opportunity to make a real impact on the company's success.
Competitive salary and benefits package.
Be part of a growing and successful team.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.