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Investment Risk Manager - Real Estate

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/SIMR/30698
Contact Simeon Randell
Date posted 22-01-2019

You will provide independent, effective, insightful challenge to fund managers, while supporting them, resolve risk issues by suggesting innovative solutions.
This is a global role focussing on Global Real Estate portfolios and would require working with local and regional Risk Analysts to manage and report risk on a global scale. Mainly but not limited to Real Estate Equity, Real Estate Debt and REITS.
• Embed and develop appropriate risk management systems and models, i.e. Yardi, Blackrock Solutions (BRS) etc.
• Work closely with the risk analyst to 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 in order 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.
• Work with the Head of Investment Risk and the Global Director of Investment Risk 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 Global Director of Investment Risk.
• Keep abreast of latest industry market risk management techniques and where appropriate implement these within the firm
• Escalate investment risk concerns to the Head of Investment Risk and the Global Director of Investment Risk
• Keep abreast of and provide risk advice on new products and services.
• Ensure business units comply with global Investment Risk policy.

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