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Portfolio Risk Manager

Salary £75k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/AXC/29196
Contact Aaron Crowley
Date posted 29-06-2018

Leading Wealth Management organisation seeking a Portfolio Risk Manager to join their London office.

Key responsibilities
• Developing, overseeing and contributing to the execution of the Portfolio Risk Monitoring Plan ("PRMP"), including:
o Performance monitoring;
o Asset allocation monitoring;
o Investment selection monitoring; and
o File reviews;
• Preparing and presenting of PRMP findings and recommendations to the Investment Risk Committee;
• Primary contact for Investment Managers for ad hoc and non-standard/complex queries relating to Portfolio Risk;
• Acting as subject matter expert on all key Portfolio Risk metrics and practices, including performance, benchmark and statistical data;
• Proactively working with Investment Managers and senior managers to identify areas of expansion/improvement to Portfolio Risk monitoring practices, in keeping with industry best practice;
• Designing and developing Portfolio Risk policies and procedures;
• Designing and developing new Portfolio Risk monitoring tools;
• Acting as manager to a team of analysts.

Skills/ experience required
• Quantitative/analytical background, including good knowledge of statistics, and logic and problem solving skills;
• Able to analyse portfolios risk positions and attribute performance to key risk factors;
• Excellent understanding of FCA suitability requirements as relates to private client portfolio management; and of the key risks of a broad range of product groups;
• Ability to manage and deliver on a range of Portfolio Risk Management projects;
• Typically expected to have developed the appropriate skills and expertise through at least 7 years of experience in a comparable function.
• Advanced Excel skills are essential; VBA an advantage;
• Prior use of Factset and Figaro would be beneficial.

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Director, Credit & Risk Management