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Investment Risk Manager

  • London
  • £120,000 - £140,000 + bonus
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We are working for a leading investment firm committed to excellence in portfolio management. The Portfolio Risk Management team plays a pivotal role in supporting the portfolio managers by providing insightful risk analysis and driving informed decision-making.


Job Overview: In this role, you’ll be responsible for monitoring macro and market risks, managing exposure, conducting risk reviews, and providing valuable analysis to optimize investment strategies.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor macro and market risks, providing timely insights to portfolio managers.
  • Manage exposure against limits and address exceptions as needed.
  • Conduct daily risk reviews and identify top risks, proactively addressing emerging issues.
  • Collaborate with portfolio managers to challenge risk positioning and enhance portfolio construction.
  • Provide value-add analysis through scenario testing, regression analysis, and portfolio optimization.
  • Lead meetings with investment teams to provide insights on top risks and collaborate on risk mitigation strategies.


Your Background:

  • Previous experience in a risk role, preferably in finance or asset management.
  • Strong relationship-building skills and ability to work collaboratively.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to convey complex ideas clearly.
  • Demonstrated integrity, diligence, and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in risk management tools.


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Georgina Carter – Investment Risk


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