Investment Risk Analyst / Investment Risk Manager

Lawson Chase
London, South East England
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

About The Role

An Investment Risk Analyst / Investment Risk Manager is needed to join a team of four to further expand and deepen the investment risk oversight function in its core task of modelling, monitoring, reporting and controlling investment risks as they arise within and across mandates and portfolios along with the necessary IT skillset to support this requirement. You will be reporting directly to the Head of Investment Risk Oversight, with a high scope to use your own judgement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribution to ongoing investment risk oversight of funds across asset classes
  • Strong focus on further automation efforts
  • Participation in performance and risk review committees - Effective interaction and dialogue with investment desks

Key Skills

  • Broad knowledge of asset classes and markets including FX, equity, fixed income, credit, etc - familiarity with LDI market and structures beneficial
  • Understanding of risk models and their shortcomings through standard third party implementations - any of APT, Point, Barra, Riskmetrics, etc
  • VBNBA/SQL coding ability highly desirable
  • Awareness of regulatory landscape (AIFMD/UCITS)

Principal Internal / External Contacts

  • Investment risk oversight team members
  • The wider risk, compliance and product management group(s) Investment desks and fund managers
  • Risk committee members
  • Vendors and outsourced services providers