A day in the life of a… Senior Risk Manager for EY

Originally from Rio de Janeiro, 32-year-old Pedros Barros now lives in Islington, North London, working as a Senior Strategic Risk Manager for EY – where he’s been for five years. From mining to mega events, Barros has worked across a tonne of different sectors – and even carried out the risk management framework for the 2016 Olympic Games held in Rio!

But with so much variety, what does a typical day working in risk management look like We got in touch to find out…

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Which City jobs are seeing the strongest salary growth?

While we lament the shorter days and chillier nights, at least we can take some solace in the fact that the jobs market is showing surprising resilience. In Morgan McKinley’s London Employment Monitor for September, the global recruitment agency said that even the traditionally sleepy month of August “surprised everyone” with its 4% month-on-month rise in both jobs and jobseekers.

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Top commodity risk management jobs

Looking for commodities risk-management jobs? We have good news – CityJobs has a stash of exciting roles that require the skill set of someone with experience in risk management and commodities. So all you have to do is sharpen up that CV and apply for the following.

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The importance of operational risk management (ORM)

Jobs in operational risk management – or ORM jobs, for short – can be incredibly exciting and dynamic. To get the low-down on one of the City’s most vital roles, we spoke to Luke Nash, a risk management specialist at City based recruiter Merje.

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The growing market for market risk

Jobs in market risk provide a crucial backbone for the City. So to get the lowdown on how market risk roles have changed, as well as the market’s demand for them, we spoke to Julian Bentley, Head of Risk & Compliance at Alderbrooke, a leading Executive Search and Cultural Diagnostics firm in the City…

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