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Head of Investment Risk

  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Salary: €100,000 - €130,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: BCF 167443
  • Sector: Asset Management/Funds
Job Description

Our client is a global asset manager with an existing presence in the Netherlands. They are seeking an experienced Investment Risk Manager to lead the risk oversight of their Dutch business and European sales offices.


  • Be responsible for the design and ongoing development for investment, liquidity and counterparty risk analysis
  • Ensure appropriate implementation of the Risk Management Framework, Policy and Process (RMP)
  • Monitor the ongoing performance of risk policies and procedures
  • Maintain ongoing oversight of risk measure including VaR, stress testing, back-testing, liquidity risk and scenario analyses
  • Assess the risks of new products and investment strategies
  • Responsible for managing regulatory requirements applicable to the role
  • Regularly engage with the front office/portfolio managers providing oversight and management of risk appetite and risk limits and assist in the promotion of a strong risk aware culture.


Experience required:

  • Strong market/investment risk knowledge gained within an investment management environment
  • Broad asset class knowledge would be advantageous
  • Quantitative/Risk based academic or professional qualifications are highly desirable
  • Fluent English and Dutch language skills are required.
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