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Fixed Income Risk Manager

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/SIMR/27888
Contact Simeon Randell
Date posted 22-01-2018

Leading Investment Manager seeking a Fixed Income Risk Manager to join their London office.

Key responsibilities

* Work closely with the Risk Allocation Committee on alpha/risk allocation processes, and the evaluation of investment talent;

* Play an integral role in the design and structure of the firm’s Global Fixed Income Macro Hedge Fund as well as their new multi-strategy hedge fund which spans all asset classes;

* Engage in the broader risk management activities of the firm, for example developing a common risk platform across fixed income, and evaluating new risk taker candidates.

* Engage with risk takers on a daily basis, to help them understand their positioning and risks, ensuring that risks match conviction levels;

* Work closely with risk takers to challenge and help them identify opportunities for improvement on their investment philosophies and processes;

* Engage the team with market and portfolio risk insights, and participate actively in the daily Risk Meetings and dialogue on investment ideas;

Skills/ Experience required

* A strong academic background;

* 4+ years’ experience in risk management within long only and long/short fixed income portfolios. This may have been gained on the Buy side, the Sell side or Consultancy;

* Proven ability to partner with investment talent effectively;

* Demonstrable fixed income derivatives knowledge;

* Previous experience as a risk taker would be advantageous.
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