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If you’re looking for a career that will help you stand out, join HSBC and fulfil your potential. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

As an HSBC employee in the UK, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for all UK-based employees, improved maternity and adoption pay and support when you return to work, and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution.

HSBC Global Banking and Markets (GBM) is an emerging markets-led, financing-focused business that provides investment and financial solutions. We partner with our corporate, government and institutional clients to help them achieve consistent, long-term performance. Our products and services include advisory, financing, prime services, research and analysis, securities services, trading and sales and transaction banking.

Within GBM, HSBC Market & Securities Services (MSS) works with corporate and institutional clients where we provide a wide range of markets products via our specialist teams. We are currently seeking a professional to join our Digital & Data team as our Global Head of Model Management – This is a Director level role.

Role Overview

the role reports to the Head of AI and Model Management for Markets and Securities Services (MSS), and will manage a small team of that ensure that our model role holders maintain that policy requirements are met for models developed and used across MSS, and that any risks incurred from model use remain within appetite.
You will also ensure the HSBC values are present in every aspect of your role, both individually and as an organisation. This will be achieved by consistently displaying the behaviours of being: dependable and doing the right thing, open to different ideas and cultures, connected to customers, communities, regulators and each other. Good conduct at HSBC means that we deliver fair outcomes for customers, and do not disrupt the orderly and transparent operation of financial markets. We exist to serve our customers and our approach to conduct helps us ensure that we know and understand them and deliver products and services that meet their genuine needs. Our conduct framework provides us with a set of outcomes to achieve across everything we do and can be found within the Group’s Global Principles, and on the Conduct SharePoint site together with our Global Conduct


The role has a hybrid working pattern across working at home and HSBC offices at Canada Square, London. You must be able to work in London on a weekly basis.
In this role you will be expected to:

  • Operate as the lead, key contact and subject matter expert for models developed and / or used in MSS (e.g. Capital Markets Product Pricing models, Algorithmic Trading models, Artificial Intelligence models, valuation models, market risk models) and model risk management globally.
  • Directly lead a small team of regional model risk management leads that’s are based in multi-geographic locations and with some wider indirect management and be a trusted point of advice for modelling team members,
  • Collaborate with other regional parties involved in model governance activities and key stakeholders from the business and other model risk management (e.g. 2LoD), and audit (3LoD);
  • Ensure that all model governance and risk management requirements are satisfied for MSS models and model use cases which directly relate to HSBC’s model risk policy and model risk standards, as well as any region-specific procedural or regulatory requirements
  • Play a key role in driving the completion of activities required as part of any governance remediation work and drive the continual improvement of the bank’s model and AI risk management policies, procedures, and processes
  • Be in a senior Risk role that demonstrates and underpins your knowledge or Risk Governance, Compliance & Controls
  • Significant knowledge and experience of regulatory requirements and industry-wide best practice relating to model risk management and governance, including AI
  • Have an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of Quantitative Analysts, model risk managers and model validators.
  • Demonstrate collaborative, empathetic and decisive leadership capabilities, ideally you should have managed people in a multi-geographic setting.
  • Have great stakeholder management skills and have the ability to collaborate, influence and engender confidence across all levels or interaction.
  • It is desirable if you have experience of Global Markets and the specific financial instruments related to it.

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

Being open to different points of view is important for our business and the communities we serve. At HSBC, we’re dedicated to creating diverse and inclusive workplaces. Our recruitment processes are accessible to everyone – no matter their gender, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or age.
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