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Investment Risk Oversight Analyst – Private Markets & Real Estate

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Job Title: Investment Risk Oversight Analyst – Private Markets & Real Estate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh
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Contact Name: Adam Small
Contact Email: asmall@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

We are recruiting on behalf of a leading asset management firm who are looking currently looking to hire an Investment Risk Oversight Analyst.

 

About The Role

The purpose of the role is to support the implementation of the risk management framework across the firm’s Private Markets & Real Estate products. The scope of the role includes oversight of risks across all stages of the product lifecycle within Private Markets & Real Estate funds which may include the following asset classes; Real Estate, Private Equity, Infrastructure, Real Assets, Fund Financing & Strategic Credit and Private Markets Solutions funds.

A core objective of the role is to analyse, identify, escalate and report all portfolio-level investment risk and performance issues to support senior members of the team in ensuring funds are managed in line with any client, regulatory and / or in-house limits. The role holder will assist in the engagement with investment teams, Fund Governance and client directors to ensure an appropriate risk framework is developed for each fund, including identification of KRIs and risk limits. The role holder will be expected to perform in-depth analysis and support senior members of the team in respect of reporting to the relevant committees and boards. Where risks / issues are identified the role holder will be expected to escalate to senior members of the team and track to resolution.

The role will also involve working with Product Risk Oversight to ensure coverage of proposed new product launches, assessing whether all relevant risks are appropriately documented and addressed.

In addition the role holder will be expected to identify key emerging risks within the range of Private Markets and Real Estate funds within the scope of the role.

The role is in the Investment Risk Oversight team within Risk & Compliance. The role holder will report to the senior Investment Risk Oversight Manager responsible for Private Markets & Real Estate.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaising with Fund Governance and investment teams to support senior members of the team in ensuring strong tripartite agreements are in place

  • Collate all relevant KRI information in order to provide in depth quantitative and qualitative analysis across all funds in scope

  • Provide robust oversight and identify key areas of challenge in the identification of all risk issues, tracking to resolution

  • Provide detailed reporting of fund level risks where appropriate

  • Support senior management with summary level reporting across product sets to all relevant committees and boards

  • Develop strong trusted relationships with key stakeholders, including the investment teams, Fund Governance, Product Development & Investment Oversight

  • Provide detailed risk reporting to first line teams to support their assessment of risk, performance and investment process

  • Regular engagement/collaboration with Product Risk Oversight to support new product developments

 

Skills & Experience

  • Good undergraduate degree

  • Relevant professional qualifications - IMC/CFA/ FRM/PRM advantageous

  • Experience in the asset management industry, ideally in Private Markets / Real Estate funds

  • Knowledge and interpretation of regulations related to investment risk and liquidity risk management, particularly AIFMD

  • Knowledge of Private Markets / Real Estate industry

  • Understanding of KRIs relevant to Private Markets / Real Estate funds

  • Good communicator and report writing skills

  • Good Excel / PowerPoint skills

  • Strong analytical and detail oriented skills

  • Good report writing skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Planning & Organisation

  • Ability to work independently

  • Adaptability in dynamic environment

  • Building good positive relationships across stakeholders

  • Problem solving

Ref: | Published: 19 Mar 2019