Head of Model Validation (f/m/d)

EUREX Clearing AG • Frankfurt am Main

Learn. Develop. Grow. But always: Share value

Join our international team that drives positive change, united by a spirit of openness and curiosity. We empower you to have an impact and to grow – personally and professionally. With us, you work at the heart of financial systems and evolve the way markets operate. We’re excited about the future because we are the ones shaping it. Let´s do this together by sharing value!

Who we are

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies for security, transparency and integrity on the markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations.

Frankfurt am Main

Your career at Deutsche Börse Group

Your area of work
Model Validation is a key function within Eurex Clearing's CCP Risk Management department, responsible for independently validating the risk models used to manage risks. The team works closely with other teams such as Model Development, Default Management, Risk Exposure Management, and Enterprise- and Information Security Risk Management. As Head of Model Validation, you will report directly to the Chief Risk Officer of Eurex Clearing. 
Your responsibilities

  • Lead the team responsible for the validation of Eurex Clearing’s market-, credit- and operational risk models, which are essential for Eurex Clearing growing product offering 
  • Lead the development of Eurex Clearing’s model risk management framework to enable sustainable business growth  
  • Develop the team and individual team members making it ready for future trends in model risk management 
  • Manage the relationship with a diverse set of stakeholders including model owners, model developers, senior management, regulators, and IT 
  • Report the validation results to senior management and regulators 
  • Ensure compliance with relevant policies, standards, and regulatory requirements 
  • Participate in cross-functional, strategic projects of Deutsche Börse Group 

Your profile

  • Demonstrated strong leadership- and management skills 
  • Several years of experience in model risk management, model validation or a related field 
  • Degree in a quantitative discipline such as mathematics, finance, statistics or physics 
  • Interest in capital markets, financial products, clearing, and regulation 
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Good knowledge of risk management procedures and - models for all risk types 

Flexible working arrangements and state-of-the-art digital tools enable team to excel in a hybrid setup, allowing for better balancing of professional and personal commitments. 

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment where everyone feels welcome and can reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.


We enable you to move freely with our job tickets, job (e-)bikes and free parking opportunities.

Work environment

Collaboration, communication, or deep focus – in our modern office buildings you will find the perfect work environment. Free drinks and food and meal allowances included.

Health and wellbeing

We care for your health and wellbeing and besides various health promotion measures we offer you a group accident insurance and additional insurance offers at discounted rates.

Financial stability

We provide financial stability by offering attractive salaries, company pension schemes, participation in our Group Share Plan, as well as bonuses, subsidies and discounts.

Hybrid work

Collaborate and exchange on-site or work remotely several days a week in line with business needs and local regulations. Our hybrid working model combines the best of both worlds.

Flexible working hours

We want your job to fit your life situation and offer flexible working time models, part-time models, childcare allowance, or the possibility to study alongside your job.


Our market infrastructures are globally connected. Working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues across over 60 locations from more than 100 nations.


We promote individual development by offering internal development programmes, mentoring, further education and training budgets.

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