INVESTMENT RISK MANAGER

Job description:


Are you an experienced Investment Risk Manager with demonstrable experience of private markets? If so, then we at Core-Asset Consulting have an exciting opportunity that may appeal to you.


This is a 6 month contract based in either Edinburgh or London.



Core requirements:



  • Good undergraduate degree in a numerical discipline

  • Work experience within a risk or quantitative role

  • Good understanding of private markets, ideally Real Estate

  • Knowledge of financial instruments and analytics


Core responsibilities:



  • Liaise with colleagues in Investment Governance, Asset Class Managers and Client Directors to define exposure and risk controls for fund mandates and house limits

  • Perform portfolio stress and scenario tests and set trigger points for risk reduction

  • Independently monitor the risks of investment strategies to ensure consistency with fund objectives and regulations

  • Work with Investment Governance colleagues to ensure appropriate escalation and resolution of fund mandate limit breaches

  • Provide insight into the operation of key investment processes, including the effectiveness of asset allocation, portfolio construction and portfolio outcomes

  • Provide commentary of portfolio risk and performance positioning and trends, for portfolio managers, board and committee packs.


  • Provide robust and credible challenge in the Investment portfolio review meetings with portfolio managers


Job reference:


To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.


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