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Investment Risk Manager - Alternatives

Salary £90k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/SIMR/29893
Contact Simeon Randell
Date posted 24-09-2018

The role is one of a “challenging partner”, providing independent, effective, insightful challenge to Fund Managers, while supporting them, and resolving risk issues by suggesting innovative solutions. Mainly but not limited to Real Assets which include Infrastructure, and Structured Finance and Private Corporate Debt. This is a global role focussing on our Alternative Investment Solutions business and would require working with local and regional Risk Analysts to manage and report risk on a global scale.


• Develop investment risk management framework and process, embed appropriate risk management systems and models, drive best practice in risk management solutions and reporting.
• Develop and implement risk dashboard using applicable risk management tools.
• Deliver informative, timely, clear, comprehensive risk reporting; effectively chair independent Investment Risk meetings with Fund Managers. This will require keeping up to date on market movements and current perceived risks to effectively challenge fund managers.
• Provide independent challenge ensuring that investment positions and risk being run are consistent with client expectations and risk tolerances. Assist and challenge Fund managers on portfolio constructions and highlight issues, including market risks, exposure concentrations and liquidity concerns.
• Escalate investment risk concerns to the Head of Investment Risk and the Global Director of Investment Risk
• Report to the Head of Investment Risk – Illiquid Assets to set internal limits for all Funds according to their risk appetite.
• Undertake stress testing and clearly articulate the results to the business.
• Escalate risk issues and concerns to Head of Investment Risk and the investment team.

Systems and Controls

• Aladdin, Bloomberg, Risk Matrix

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