6th August 2014 | Posted by Katie Deadman
Looming major regulatory change has triggered an increase in recruitment for risk management professionals in the insurance and retail banking sectors.
Firms are preparing for new liquidity coverage ratio guidelines under Basel III and the potential implementation of Solvency II in January 2015.
According to figures from recruitment consultancy MERJE, in the past year the number of permanent and contract roles for risk management professionals with strong regulatory knowledge, exposure to Basel II/III and solid analytical skill has increased by 22%.
Director Richard Abelson said: “There is a significant need for risk managers who understand the current regulatory environment and can anticipate and interpret how these changing requirements will affect businesses.
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