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Senior Investment Risk Analyst

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £80000 - £100,000 Base
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: JL/167816
  • Sector: Asset Management/Funds
Job Description

My client is one of the leading international Asset Managers with a rich heritage and an exciting platform in the UK. I am working with the Head of Investment Risk to find an additional member for his team reporting directly into him. The Head of Investment Risk has a flat structure with all of the team reporting into him and each working across asset classes/strategies. Whilst the company is dominated by fixed income candidates will have the opportunity to work with different products.

The position will work closely with the PMs and senior management to provide appropriate commentary and effective challenge to Risk.The role will require the ability to work with both vanilla products, derivative products and risk methodologies. Candidates should have a basic coding ability in R, Python or VBA to be able to create ad-hoc spreadsheets.


Candidates will be required to have had Investment Risk experience (fixed income backgrounds are a preference), and LDI exposure would be a bonus.

Candidates with strong analytical skills and an understanding of portfolio nuances will be hugely valued in this role. Whilst his is a BAU role, candidates with change experience will be appreciated.

Candidates will be expected to have an awareness of the regulatory landscape concerning  UCITS, AIFMD.


Who will this appeal to?

Suitable candidates are likely to come from either larger asset management firms with segmented asset classes and limited scope to work across different asset classes or equally smaller hedge funds and asset managers with limited opportunity for progression and development.





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