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Investment Risk Manager - Equities

Salary £70k to £80k
Type Permanent
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/AXC/30556
Contact Aaron Crowley
Date posted 03-01-2019

Investment Risk Manager

The Investment Risk team forms part of Global Risk and is responsible for measuring and reviewing all aspects of Investment Risk including market risk, derivatives risk, fund liquidity risk and counterparty risk. The team includes both oversight and analytics specialists.

Key Responsibilities
• Support the head of the department with establishing and managing a relevant risk framework for the oversight of investment risk. This may include:
• market risk
• derivatives risk
• liquidity risk
• counterparty risk.
• Run key investment risk oversight forums, including the determination and preparation of materials
• Provide relevant management information including the escalation of material issues to senior management, including materials for boards
• Follow up and tracking of risk mitigation plans and actions
• Attend client meetings
• Stakeholder management at all levels across the organisation including the investment team and fund managers
• To establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with all key internal stakeholders for example the heads of the first line of defence teams and other second line of defence heads

Experience and Qualifications Required

• Proven risk expertise of risk within an asset manager
• Understanding of the key aspects of investment risk in Equity fund management
• The ability to work independently, with limited management supervision and to tight deadlines.
• Regulatory knowledge (UCITS etc)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders and senior management
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a solution focused mindset.
• Educated to degree level or equivalent
• Good knowledge of risk models such as Barra
• Knowledge of Python a plus
• Ideally a good knowledge of Equity products.

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Director, Credit & Risk Management