Senior investment Risk Manager

Posted 6 March by MERJE Ltd

My client is a Global Asset Manager currently searching for a Senior Investment Risk professional. Reporting into the Global Head of Investment Risk this role fits into an eleven strong team that sits within the broader Risk Management function. Specifically Investment Risk focusses on all market, credit, counterparty and liquidity risks associated with the broad spectrum of portfolios managed within the business.

Role profile:

  • Monitoring & conveying the risks within the alternative & total return strategies
  • Providing assistance in improving the overall risk technologies and models within the firm
  • Will have both an in depth understanding of a wide range of asset classes and risk modelling techniques, together with the
  • Ability to effectively communicate key risks to Portfolio Managers and within the broader Investment Risk Team.
  • Attend at Risk Governance & Board meetings.

Knowledge and skills required:

Types of knowledge required

  • An in-depth understanding of Alternative Strategies
  • A working knowledge of UCITS Regulations
  • Cross asset class experience - in particular, rates, credit &, equities
  • In-depth knowledge of Value at Risk
  • Familiarity with derivative and bond pricing models
  • An interest in & understanding of global markets & risk factor correlations
  • Equity Factor Modelling
  • Performance Attribution (multi-asset)

Types of skills

  • Excellent communicator
  • MSCI risk platforms (Riskmetrics & Barra)
  • Bloomberg, Excel, VBA
  • Numerate degree, strong academic track record

Types of behaviours

  • A self-motivated individual
  • Ability to demonstrate creativity and common sense
  • Excellent team player

Required skills

  • Banking
  • Credit Risk
  • Risk
  • Risk Management

Reference: 34618448

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