Investment Risk Oversight, Associate Director

  • Permanent
  • London,

Bruin Financial

Ref: 26732

This is an amazing opportunity to join one of the world largest financial institutions as an Associate Director in the Investment Risk Oversight team based in London!

Innovation is at the core of this company, and the successful candidate will benefit from the collegiate culture of the firm. Furthermore, this company has adopted flexible working styles and will offer attractive pension contributions to team members. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the head of the department with establishing and implementing risk and governance framework for the oversight of investment risk.
  • Provide relevant management information including the escalation of material issues to senior management, including materials for oversight committees
  • Design and implement risk frameworks, policies and procedures for all the entities located in the region of employment , including implementation of new regulatory requirements
  • Assist with any ad hoc projects including request for proposals and undertake thematic risk reviews relating to investment risk management matters. Attend regulatory and client meetings, investment oversight committees and from time to time Audit & Risk Committee meetings
  • Prepare and present risk reports and/or thematic risk reviews at board and/or authorized manager meetings
  • Act as contact person on investment risk matters to the internal and external auditors as well as to the local regulator Stakeholder management at all levels across the organisation including the investment team and fund managers
  • To develop and maintain a strong external professional network to keep abreast of external developments and ensure they are introduced to the organisation as and when appropriate.  This includes attending Industry Forums


Key Requirements

  • Proven risk expertise and knowledge of all/any of the key areas of investment risk:
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with other internal functions and senior management
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a hands-on mentality
  • Dedicated to maintaining high standards including attention to detail.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of working in the financial services sector
  • A proven understanding of Fixed Income and multi-asset products
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.

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