Investment Risk & Portfolio Construction Manager - Front Office

Recruiter
Mason Blake Limited
Location
London
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Expires
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Our client is a global top tier asset management firm with a growing UK business.

This is a newly created position in the Multi-Asset team for an experience risk professional. The purpose of the role is to support the investment process and assist the Fund Managers throughout the portfolio construction process.

Main Duties:

- Support Fund Managers to implement Asset Allocation views within the portfolio
- Analyse risk and return of the funds - provide recommendations to wider investment team
- Provide analytics and tools to fund management team
- Engage with Fund Managers and Strategist on different risks in the market and the implications on the portfolio construction process
- Contribute to investment debate with specific reference to different risk on the market and current exposure to them

The successful candidate will have:

- 5-10 years proven risk management experience within Asset Management
- Good knowledge of risk analytics, an in depth knowledge of portfolio construction and investment processes
- Strong interpersonal skills with ability to effectively communicate with Portfolio Managers and senior stakeholders
- Excellent analytical skills, comfortable with Excel and ideally VBA
- Familiarity with Risk Metrics, Barra or other risk systems is preferred

This is a fantastic opportunity to take the next step in your career progression, and as a risk professional become fully embedded in the investment process.

Mason Blake acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Mason Blake is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.