RISK MANAGER - INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT - CONTRACT

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months+
From:
Hydrogen Group
Place:
Kent
Date:
04/11/2017
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom

Project description:
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RISK MANAGER - INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT - CONTRACT
We have a requirement for a Risk Manager with a background in Investment Management. This is a contract position for an initial 6 month duration.

The successful candidate will ideally be based in Kent however some flexibility may be offered for the right person.
Purpose of the role:
The primary function of the role is to provide oversight and governance across all aspects of investment management risk. The role covers all current investment locations including but not limited to UK, HK and Japan. The individual will be a key member of the Investment Risk Oversight Committee as well as the Regional Risk Committees.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the head of the department with establishing and managing a relevant risk framework for the oversight of investment management risk.
    This may include:
    • Market Risk
    • Derivatives Risk
    • Sub-Advised Risk
    • Liquidity (Fund) Risk
    • Counterparty (Fund and Corporate) Risk.
  • Provide relevant management information including the escalation of material issues to senior management, including materials for oversight committees
  • Follow up and tracking of risk mitigation plans and actions
  • Attend regulatory and client meetings, and from time to time may also be required to attend investment oversight committee, Board and Audit & Risk Committee meetings
  • To develop and maintain a strong external professional network to keep abreast of external developments and ensure they are introduced to the organisation as and when appropriate. This includes attending Industry Forums

Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Proven risk expertise and knowledge of any of the key areas of investment risk:
    • Market Risk
    • Derivatives Risk
    • Sub-Advised Risk
    • Liquidity (Fund) Risk
    • Counterparty (Fund and Corporate) Risk.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with other internal functions and senior management
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and ability to face off to senior peers and stakeholders
  • Expert skills in Excel

RATE: £560 per day
LOCATION: London/Kent
START: ASAP
DURATION: 6months +
If you would like to be considered for this position please submit your CV. Rory