Risk Manager

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Risk Manager

Location: London (Hybrid)


Risk Manager | Financial Services | London, UK

Six-month FTC

Company and Team Overview

One of the world’s leading hedge funds, with a network of offices in key locations globally, based on a culture of inclusivity and collaboration in which their people are trusted to make an impact. With assets worth $140bn currently under management, it’s clear their core values of performance, clients and meritocracy remain a priority.

The centralised Risk Management teams are essential to the investment management businesses, and operate across the firm, within the most senior levels of the organisation.

Role Overview

The scope of the role covers a range of multi-asset class portfolios, however, a special focus will be spent on asset classes such as Emerging Market (bonds, FX, CDS), Convertibles, as well as Equity Long/Short strategies. In addition, the role will include interactions with numerous stakeholders across multiple teams and the provision of support for fund launches.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop risk metrics in Python which are specifically designed for Portfolio Managers.
  • Analyse risk using quantitative tools in Python and share results with PMs.
  • Ensure that PMs are fully aware of the current risk profile and proximity to risk limits.
  • Real-time review of risks arising on all funds managed by the firm.
  • Ensuring familiarity with the firm’s strategies and investment management in order to understand the risk and performance drivers.
  • Design, management and testing of risk and front office software projects.
  • Conduct research into new risk measurement techniques.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Proven knowledge of coding in Python
  • Deep understanding of Market Risk
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills

This is a rare opportunity to ramp up your skills in a top-tier investment management firm, surrounded by the very best market risk professionals.

Apply now or contact patrick@weareorbis.com to progress your career to the next level.

Recruiter: Patrick Smith


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