Investment Risk Manager - Leading Hedgefund - London

Recruiter
GQR Global Markets
Location
Lambeth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1153124815
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Investment Risk Manager - Leading Hedgefund - LondonDATE10 MayLOCATIONLondonCOMPENSATION£150,000.00KEY SKILLSDESCRIPTIONSUMMARYFollowing a surge of profits across all strategies, a prestigious Hedgefund is searching for multiple, highly skilled investment risk managers to join their successful Private Equity, Equity L/S, Global Credit, Global Macro and Emerging markets teams, covering the full spectrum of strategies. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in investment risk management, working for a Top Tier Asset Manager or Hedgefund. This role is a front office risk position with daily client interaction and oversight of trading strategies.The role includes:Working directly with traders and portfolio managers, defining and calibrating limits for Commodity productsRecommending changes to stress tests based on macro driversMonitoring and explaining all changes of the Greeks, VAR, stress testing and backtesting exceptionsDiscussing changes in trading strategies, as wells as any breaches, ensuring all trades are correctly hedgedIdeal CandidateAt least 3+ year of investment risk management experience in a Top Tier Hedgefund, Asset Manager, or Investment BankExtensive knowledge in credit, equity, and rates productsPrevious Hedgefund experience is beneficial but not necessaryConfident and pragmatic, proven ability to face off against tradersMSc in a hard science (mathematics, physics, engineering), PHD preferredPrevious front office trading experience is considered highly valuable

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