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Investment Risk Manager

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Job Title: Investment Risk Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Contact Name: Adam Small
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Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

We are seeking an Investment Risk Manager soon behalf of a well-known global asset management firm.

You will be responsible for provision of Investment Risk Oversight across all mandates and portfolios. Responsibilities relate to the identification, measurement, monitoring and reporting of investment risk. Additional responsibilities relate to the development of the function and the analytical capabilities of the team.


Key Responsibilities

  • Contribution to ongoing investment risk oversight of funds across asset classes.

  • Provision of effective and appropriate challenge of risk levels and exposures across portfolios

  • Participation in, and contribution to, Performance and Risk Review Committees

  • Escalation of risk issues to the appropriate management committees, fund boards and executive

  • Effective interaction and dialogue with investment desks. Maintenance of good working relationships with portfolio managers.

  • Contribution to the integration and development of investment risk analysis/reporting systems

  • Support for regulatory risk oversight and reporting, including UCITS and AIFMD requirements

  • Provision of Investment Risk input to the wider Product oversight functions, including product development and product reviews.

  • Provision of Investment Risk input to client management, business development and client reporting as appropriate


In addition to;

  • PRRC participation

    • Provision of appropriate input, commentary and effective risk challenge.

  • Identification and escalation of Investment Risks

    • Identification and communication of investment risks within portfolios.

    • Escalation to the appropriate committee following investigation and discussion

  • Development of reporting/analytical capability

    • Contribution to risk system implementation and ongoing development.

    • Development of analytical framework and relevant reporting processes.

  • Investment team support

    • Successful engagement and interaction.

    • Development of ongoing constructive relationships

  • Client team support

    • Timely provision of reporting and support for sales/client relationship efforts.


Skills & Experience

  • Role is for an experienced individual with broad knowledge of asset classes, markets and investment products.

  • Experience of independent investment risk oversight including risk measurement, interaction with investment teams and reporting of risk issues to committees/boards.

  • Understanding of risk models and their application through the use of standard third party risk systems

  • Awareness of the regulatory landscape for investment products, such as UCITS, AIFMD


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