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Investment Risk Manager, Fixed Income

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Location

London

Date Posted

5 October 2018

Category

Investment

Job Type

Permanent

Job ID

J16684

Salary

Competitive Salary + bonus

Description

Our client, a global Asset Management firm is looking to hire an investment risk professional to join their growing fixed income investment team in London.

The candidates’ responsibilities will be:

  • Manage risk for a team of portfolio managers, monitoring fund and mandate exposures on a daily basis, analysing risk over time.
  • Monitor daily performance and produce ad hoc performance attributions for funds and mandates, performing daily follow-up of all strategies in place and asses differences in exposure with portfolio managers.
  • Contribute to modelling market risk in the risk management tool to enable the daily production of tracking-error and value at risk figures, implementing the stress-testing and back-testing frameworks.
  • Write various reports intended either for senior management.

The ideal candidate will have the following profile:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ investment/market risk experience on the buy-side, sell-side or service provider
  • Degree educated in a Science, Finance and/or Mathematical subject
  • CFA or FRM qualification
  • Ability to code in R, SQL, Matlab or Python
  • You will have a very good understanding of fixed income instruments and their specific risk factors.
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills, capable of working within a team and interacting with clients, good presentation skills are essential.

 

 

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