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Investment Risk Manager

Salary £75k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/SIMR/28009
Contact Simeon Randell
Date posted 06-02-2018

Leading Investment Manager seeking an Investment Risk Manager to join their London office
Key responsibilities
• Ensuring the measurement of all material market risks – absolute and relative – utilising the firm’s market risk engines.
• On-going maintenance and improvement of the risk processes with a focus on standardisation and automation,
• Maintaining an effective relationship with Operations, Data Management, Product Development and IT to ensure that Risk requirements are appropriately communicated and that upstream process/systems changes are well understood.
• Maintaining a strong working relationship with third-party systems providers and knowledge of their products and development plans.
• Assist with developing/maintaining the risk management framework including adequacy and appropriateness of internal guidelines / limits.
• Production of timely, relevant and accurate Fund Manager risk reporting (daily, weekly or monthly as required).
• Timely escalation and resolution of risk issues and market risk limit breaches.
• Assist with independent risk oversight for specific funds/businesses – maintaining a detailed understanding of underling positions, risk drivers, performance outcomes and market dynamics/volatility.
• Support Fund Managers in the risk monitoring and management of their portfolios.
• Form and maintain relationships with fund management teams and other business areas
• Skills Required
• A proven track record of relevant market risk management experience.
• Knowledge of VaR, risk sensitivity, scenario and risk limits.
• A Quantitative Degree
• Knowledge and experience across a range of markets and products(in particular credit/fixed income and equity)
• Understanding of derivatives including pricing and risk modelling.
• Development experience using VBA, SQL etc
• Reasonable knowledge of regulatory requirements (UCIT)

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