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Investment Risk | Vice President

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 943894389438JSDN
  • Sector: Asset Management, Buy Side, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 09/02/2018
A leading hedge fund is looking to develop its risk platform for its fixed income and equity desk gaining exposure to all business areas across the fund in London.

This role will have the following responsibilities:
  • Undertake risk analysis on the fixed income and equity funds and discuss this with the fund managers, team members and management
  • Develop key relationships with the fixed income and equity desks especially desk heads and hedge fund managers
  • Develop a good relationship with the product development team to help them launch and develop new products
  • Be able to discuss risk management with investors and other relevant third parties
  • Help fund managers with various derivative ideas
  • Production oversight and the daily running of risk reports
  • Good knowledge of derivatives
 The successful candidate is likely to have the following background and skill set:
  • Good academic record in a quantitative field
  • Experience in a related role
  • Good understanding of the financial markets and risk management
  • Comprehensive understanding of financial instruments, particularly in fixed income,
  • Good understanding of derivatives, and the ability to analyse effectiveness of various derivative strategies
  • Comprehensive understanding of different market risk measures
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence others
  • Hands-on pro-active team approach who is willing to take initiative on projects
  • Good communication skills & the ability to interact with different departments
  • The confidence to be able to productively challenge fund managers on fund positioning
  • Strong Excel skills (VBA knowledge desirable but not compulsory)
  • Working knowledge of Risk Metrics
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