RISK MANAGER - ASSET MANAGEMENT - FTC 1 YEAR (M / F)DO Recruitment Advisors are delighted to represent a large financial institution in their search for a Risk Manager.
The function will cover their asset management activities.
THE ROLE :
Reporting to the CRO & Conducting Officer, the principal responsibilities will be :
Assist in the oversight of the risk management framework for the UCITS Funds (market, liquidity, counterparty, and credit risk)
Review and analyze market, liquidity, counterparty, and credit risks reports on a regular basis
Review and update of the Risk Management process and policy,
Escalate issues / concerns to senior management and report such results.
Provide oversight of the Investment Advisers local risk teams in relation to the regular risk reporting, including validation of the investment advisers' compliance with the risk policy and Luxembourg regulations applicable to a UCITS Funds.
Monitor the concentration risk ( investment restrictions limits) at UCITS level,
Assess the eligibility of instruments in which the funds invest in
Ensure that all exceptions are handled in time and efficiently.
In addition, you will also Provide support to the Conducting Officers in their day to day management :
Support the growth agenda of the asset manager.
Identify and manage risks introduced through change, including new investment fund products and new projects / initiatives.
Briefing of senior executives including assessment of material risks to the business and adequacy of mitigation / remediation plans in respect of those risks.
Implement risk management policies and procedures.
Advice other teams within the group.
Support local risk teams.
THE CANDIDATE PROFILE :
University degree and / or relevant post graduate qualifications in Economics or Finance
Experience working within the asset management sector, is essential
Good technical skills in financial risk management ( VaR models, VaR back testing, stress testing, leverage, liquidity risk measures) and financial instruments
Strong analytical, communication and relationship skills
Knowledge of the Luxembourg fund industry including the UCITS environment, risk regulatory requirements and the obligations of a Luxembourg Management Company
Good communicator (oral and written) especially of technical issues to non-specialists
Well organized and able to work independently
Team player who is forward looking and business orientated
Problem solving capacity.
Fluent English essential, knowledge of French or other European languages would be a definite advantage.
THE CLIENT :
Our client is a prestigious financial institution.
At the final stages of the recruitment process, the successful candidate can be asked to provide supporting documentation such as, for example, copies of diplomas or proof of previous jobs, and a standard criminal record check might also be requested.