Director, Market Risk Management - Rates
Toronto, ON
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Job Description

What You’ll Be Doing

Capital Markets Risk Management (CMRM) is led by the Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, CMRM, who is accountable for identification, management and control of the risks taken by CIBC Capital Markets. As a Director, Market Risk Management- Rates, you will be managing market risk for our Interest Rate Derivatives(IRD and Options), Fixed Income and XVA portfolios. You will assist the Senior Director, Market Risk in delivering timely and accurate analysis to senior management. You will work closely with partners in Risk, Capital Markets, Technology and Finance to ensure efficient communication and knowledge transfer and to assist on process enhancements. Furthermore, you will work closely with Quantitative Risk Management to understand and enhance existing models. This role is based in downtown Toronto with minimal travel requirements

How You’ll Succeed

Problem solving and Communication - You will ensure effective and timely communication of all market and credit limit breaches to all relevant stakeholders and in doing so help limit CIBC’s exposure to these risk factors. Managing multiple lines of thought from many viewpoints is critical to efficiently working through limit breaches.

People Management - You will have oversight over analysts looking over the IRD and XVA desks. Providing a strong model for performance and ensuring future development opportunities for these analysts while continually assessing capabilities will be critical.

Relationship Building - Capital Markets trades touch many different groups, and as such you will need to develop excellent relationships with these groups. From traders to sales staff to marketers in front office, to the risk adjudicators and analysts that monitor and own the limits and the technology and support teams that enable our processes, it is vital to be able to maintain clear, concise lines of communication which each, keeping in mind your role as a 2nd line of defense with its requirements for artifacts and oversight.

Domain Knowledge - You will have a solid understanding of Capital Markets activities/products with a focus on IRD and IRO and continue to grow your knowledge of Market Risk and Counterparty Credit Risk measurement and management. You will be familiar with pertinent regulatory requirements (existing and emerging), and maintain the rigorous standards for document and email approval storage and control support.

Who You Are

You're passionate about people. You find meaning in relationships, and surround yourself with a diverse network of partners. You build trust through respect, authenticity and accountability – to your team and CIBC.
You give meaning to data. You enjoy investigating complex problems, and making sense of information. You're confident in your ability to communicate detailed information in an impactful way.
You understand that success is in the details. You notice things that others don't. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making.
You act like an owner. You thrive when you're empowered to take the lead, go above and beyond, and deliver results – both within our department and across the broader CMRM team.
Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values – trust, teamwork and accountability.

What CIBC Offers

At CIBC, our people are our greatest asset. You’ll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone’s unique talents, and empowers teams to do what’s right for the client, and to do it well. As part of our team, you will:

Thrive: Benefit from an open and approachable culture that provides the flexibility and support you need to integrate your life at work and at home
Connect: Work in a place where the right technology and infrastructure fosters innovation, collaboration and creativity
Develop : Grow your skills and career through our best-in-class onboarding experience, ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and comprehensive product training
Prosper : Share in our collective success with a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, health benefits program, and employee share purchase plan

What You Need to Know

CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact
You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit

Job Location

Toronto-161 Bay St., 5th

Employment Type


Weekly Hours