Investment Risk Oversight - Senior Manager


Investment Risk Oversight - Senior Manager

Job Description

Role: Investment Risk Oversight, Senior Manager

Duration: Permanent

Location: Dublin city centre (remotely initially)

Investment Risk Oversight role with a global asset management business based in Dublin city centre. The team sit within the Global Risk function responsible for the framework and governance of all aspects of Investment Risk including market risk, fund liquidity risk and fund counterparty risk are adequately covered and understood by Senior Management and the Board.

The primary function of the role is to provide oversight all aspects of investment risk, across the global fund range with a focus on local fund ranges managed in Ireland.

The individual will be expected to focus on the implementation of the relevant investment risk frameworks in the region and work closely with colleagues in Continental Europe and UK to develop effective investment risk oversight frameworks and ensuring best practice and knowledge sharing across the group.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementing risk and governance framework for the oversight of investment risk in Ireland
  • Prepare investment risk reports for Boards
  • Provide relevant management information including the escalation of material issues to senior management, including materials for oversight committees
  • Follow up and tracking of risk mitigation plans and actions
  • Undertake thematic risk reviews relating to investment risk management matters
  • Development of product type methodologies as required
  • Assist with any ad hoc projects including request for proposals.
  • Stakeholder management at all levels across the organisation including the investment and Global Risk Teams.
  • To establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with all key internal stakeholders for example the heads of the first line of defence teams and other second line of defence heads

Skills & Experience:

  • Proven risk expertise of risk within an asset management or financial services firm
  • Good understanding of the regulatory framework within fund management
  • Understanding of the key aspects of investment risk in fund management
  • The ability to work independently, within limited management supervision and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders and senior management
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a solution focused mindset.
  • Dedicated to maintaining high standards including attention to detail.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Expert skills in Excel
  • Good/Excellent general IT skills including MS Access, VBA, Python
  • Ideally a good knowledge of Equity, Fixed Income and Multi-Asset products
  1. Permanent

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