Investment Risk Manager - Buy Side - London

Recruiter
GQR Global Markets
Location
Lambeth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jul 2019
Closes
18 Jul 2019
Ref
1153124836
Job Role
Risk Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified
Investment Risk Manager - Buy Side - LondonDATE7 JulLOCATIONLondonCOMPENSATION£100,000.00KEY SKILLSDESCRIPTIONFollowing a surge of profits across all strategies, a prestigious Asset Manager is searching for a junior highly skilled investment risk manager to join their successful Equity L/S and Emerging markets teams, covering the full spectrum of strategies. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in investment risk management, working for a Top Tier Asset Manager or Hedgefund. This role is a front office risk position with daily client interaction and oversight of trading strategiesJOB DESCRIPTIONThe role includes:Working directly with traders and portfolio managers, defining and calibrating limits for Commodity productsRecommending changes to stress tests based on macro driversMonitoring and explaining all changes of the Greeks, VAR, stress testing and backtesting exceptionsDiscussing changes in trading strategies, as wells as any breaches, ensuring all trades are correctly hedgedIdeal CandidateAt least 3 year of investment risk management experience in a Top Tier Hedgefund, Asset Manager, or Investment BankExtensive knowledge in equity and equity derivativesPrevious Hedgefund experience is beneficial but not necessaryConfident and pragmatic, proven ability to face off against tradersMSc in a hard science (mathematics, physics, engineering), PHD preferredPrevious front office trading experience is considered highly valuable

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