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Our client strives to have an inclusive and diverse workplace

Senior Risk Manager

Immediate Start

Our client knows that having a diverse and inclusive workplace will support their strategic vision of growth and globalisation. That is why they strive to cultivate and practice inclusiveness for the long-term success of their business and for the benefit of their employees, clients, investors and shareholders. They have retained E2W to help them recruit a Senior Risk Manager.

Overview of the Role

You will be responsible for helping the Financial Risk team to develop and deliver the risk oversight required to support the business in mitigating the risks associated with counterparty risk, liquidity risk, and market risk oversight, with a particular focus on Europe and Asia.

Duties and Responsibilities

Market Risk Oversight

  • Build and maintain a Market Risk oversight framework that supports both global requirements as well as region or jurisdiction-specific regulations. This includes both working with, and providing challenge to, the front office investment risk team
  • Ensure that the Market Risk oversight activities satisfy all relevant regional regulatory requirements, including UCITS and AIFMD monitoring and reporting
  • Support and develop the Financial Risk team’s responsibilities in respect to the Side by Side Risk framework and Risk vs Fees initiative
  • Provide expertise in the ICAAP stress testing process and support the Financial Risk team in providing the appropriate analysis

Liquidity Risk Management

  • Provide expertise in liquidity risk management good practice in the context of UCITS and other European and Asian regulations
  • Partner with the rest of the Financial Risk team to develop and support a firm-wide Liquidity Risk Management Program, led by the Deputy Head of Financial Risk, that meets both firm-wide and regulator specific requirements including policy and related procedures for identifying, assessing, monitoring, and reporting on liquidity risk
  • Provide support to the Deputy Head of Financial Risk in their ownership and development of this framework and program

Counterparty Risk Management

  • Partner with Financial Risk to develop and support a global counterparty risk program and policy, and related procedures for identifying, assessing, monitoring and reporting on counterparty risk
  • Provide support to the Deputy Head of Financial Risk in their ownership and development of the global framework

Other Responsibilities

  • Lead a small team of London-based risk managers and associates
  • Provide support and development opportunities to junior team members
  • Represent Financial Risk to clients, fund boards and internal committees, as  required as a delegate of the Global Head of Financial Risk
  • Develop and produce quarterly, or more frequently as needed, management information and metrics for Board reporting, senior management, and internal oversight committees
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Significant, relevant experience in risk management, credit or counterparty management, and liquidity risk management
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of quantitative measures of market risk,
  • Understanding of regulatory rules and regulations related to counterparty -risk management, liquidity risk management, and investment risk, particularly in Europe and Asia
  • Experience and knowledge of tools to support investment risk management, counterparty risk, and liquidity risk management
  • Knowledge of financial market products, asset management products, and asset management industry preferred
  • Willingness and ability to build, implement, and maintain new processes, and analytical frameworks
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree preferred
  • Professional qualifications are a plus

Competencies Required

  • Ability to delegate effectively
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Aptitude for improving and streamlining processes where possible and appropriate
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills including to Clients, Boards, or Regulators
  • Ability to explain and simplify complex concepts and methodologies
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships, engage and influence partners across the organization
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