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Continued pressure from regulators drives risk vacancies up 5% in Q2 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 30 July 2015

The number of risk jobs advertised in the second quarter has increased by 5% from 2014 to 2015, according to research from specialist recruiter Robert Walters.

Figures from the Robert Walters UK Jobs Index, which charts vacancy numbers posted to online platforms, has revealed that the demand for risk professionals in the London and the South East was greatest, with the number of vacancies up 7%.
Rob Starkl, Manager, Risk, Robert Walters comments:
“With the UK’s recovery from the recession looking increasingly assured, employers are looking to expand teams to support their growing business, with risk management an integral part of their planning.
“Increased pressure from regulators has seen demand for risk professionals grow throughout this year, with demand particularly high in London and the surrounding areas.
“We have seen an increase in hiring across all areas of risk, but significant increased volumes in operational risk within asset management firms, market and credit risk methodology, model governance and model audit roles. specialists with experience in stress testing, Volker, FRTB and FDSF are also in high demand.

(Source - Robert Walters UK Jobs Index)

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