An Investment Management firm is looking to recruit a Risk Officer. Reporting into the Board, the successful candidates will be responsible for implementing an effective risk management and control framework to include market compliance, organisational risk and investment risk.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain investment risk analysis and reporting across various asset classes
  • Work with Portfolio Managers, and external service providers to implement enhanced risk & quantitative models, risk systems and reporting workflows
  • Drive a quantitative approach to risk management across VaR, counterparty, liquidity, market and performance risk measures
  • Develop tools to conduct analysis or implement efficient data management.
  • May require the manual building of reports or prototypes (e.g. using coding or spreadsheets, but not limited to this) to provide proof of concept before tools are implemented.
  • Maintain awareness of actual and proposed regulatory changes which impact requirements for risk monitoring
  • Daily risk report production and investigation of out of tolerance metrics.
  • Liaise with Portfolio Managers and Analysts as required to refine analyses and communicate key findings.
  • Perform stress-testing activities.

Job Requirements: 

  • Good understanding of AIFM regulations from a risk perspective.
  • 3-5 years’ experience within financial services, with at least 3 years of Investment or Market Risk, preferably in hedge fund industry
  • Ability to explain complex ideas and share knowledge.
  • Proactive approach and able to work independently.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.

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