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Investment Risk Manager

Ref: 9219638

  • Highly Competitive + Excellent Bens
  • 18 Feb 2020
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

 Global tier 1 fund manager has a superb Investment Risk Manager role, reporting directly into the Chief Risk Officer. Responsible for ensuring their European investment funds (across Fixed Income, equities, multi- asset and alternatives) are being managed within an effective investment risk oversight framework.

Key responsibilities are to:

• Keep abreast of external and internal regulatory bodies (CBI and other European regulators). • Ensure that changes to the regulatory standards are understood and implemented by cross functional first line role holders. • Provide independent, informed, timely and objective challenges to the Europe Leadership team in relation to the management of key investment risks and ensure their business activities are within the risk appetite set down by the Board. • Collate and interpret risk management information to identify and report on trends and issues to bring to the attention of first line risk managers and risk committees. • Assist in the production of monthly risk summaries for senior management and quarterly risk reports for its board of directors and funds. • Work to improve analysis and reporting systems and tools used across the business. • Review all market, liquidity, credit and counter-party risk metrics, and to monitor and analyse these against regulatory and prospectus limits as well as against the relevant policy or relevant risk framework. • Maintains effective working relationships with internal and external risk stakeholders, including the European CEO, Chief Risk Officer, members of the senior executive team, and Divisional Risk & Compliance.

The ideal Candidate:

• Ideally 6 years in investment risk management for an asset management firm. • Added advantage if you are currently a PCF 39 holder. • Degree in Mathematics, Engineering or similar quantitative field, CFA, FIA (risk actuarial). • Strong analytical skills and industry awareness. • Ability to develop strategies to work proactively with business and build strong working relationships across multiple locations. • Ability to prioritise with excellent organisational. • Sound understanding of different risk methodologies such as VaR and multi-factor stress testing. • A high level of numeracy with strong analytical and programming skills – especially Excel, SQL, JavaScript and VBA. • Excellent understanding of global financial markets, different product ranges and sound working knowledge of Bloomberg / Reuters. • Good understanding of Irish UCITS and AIFMD rules, particularly around portfolio risk. For a further discussion to understand more about this fantastic opportunity, call Estelle Davis at Brightwater Executive on 01-662 1000 or e.davis@brightwater.ie