Investment Risk Manager

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Job Description

Role Purpose
  • Lead and manage a team of Analysts for Initial and Quarterly Review
  • Analysis of Solutions as part of Quarterly Risk Profiling
  • Carrying out Initial Risk Profiling assessments
  • Research and Analysis on topics in Investing
  • Assisting the Chief Investment Strategist in Asset Allocation and Capital Market Assumptions processes
Key Responsibilities
  • To manage the Quarterly Risk Profiling and Initial Risk Profiling process and co-ordinate the delivery of their reporting requirements in a timely manner.
  • Due diligence of solutions for Initial Risk Profiling reports and ensure delivery in a timely manner.
  • Analysis of Asset classes with a view on asset allocation and formulation of Capital Market Assumptions
  • Highlight, research and develop procedures for production of Risk Profiling reports and Quarterly Reviews.
  • Liaise with both internal and external stake holders to ensure operational efficiency for Dynamic Planner processes.
  • Communication with Fund Management clients
KPIs and Measures
  • All Fund Risk Profiling updates are accurate and communicated within agreed timelines.
  • All external material and reports are produced to a very high degree of accuracy & quality.
  • Feedback from within the team and the ability to support and work productively in team environment.
Key Deliverables
  • To manage a team of Analysts.
  • To support the delivery of the Quarterly review in association with the analysts.
  • To disseminate changes for any fund related risk profile changes across internal Dynamic Planner stakeholders.
  • To support the issue and updates to Dynamic Planner and other regular reports and provide second line quality control.
  • To support the development set up and ongoing population of an internal funds database.
  • Communication with Asset Management clients
Key Stakeholders
  • Investment Services management team and analysts
  • Investment Services sales team
  • Dynamic Planner product and data management teams
  • External asset manager clients (product specialists & marketers)
Competencies (knowledge/skills/experience)
  • 3 – 5 years of relevant experience in either Investment Risk or Fund Management experience, with experience in managing teams
  • Highly numerate and with good knowledge of Asset Allocation and Portfolio Construction
  • High levels of knowledge on Financial Modelling techniques
  • In depth knowledge of Programming in R, Python, Matlab
  • Knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel (including VBA) and Databases (including SQL)
  • Highly organized, methodical and operationally focused.
  • Excellent written/oral communications skills
  • Good Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Has completed Level I and II of CFA examinations
  • Another European language would be an advantage
Education & Qualifications Undergraduate/ Post graduate Degree educated in a highly numerate subject like Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Finance

About us

Dynamic Planner’s core purpose is helping financial advice firms to match people with suitable portfolios through engaging financial planning. We do this so that people can fund the things that are important to them in life.

We have an exciting 2025 vision and strategy that sees us building our business with great talent as part of a winning organisation. Our team say we are a brilliant place to work with a clear purpose for our people and our clients. We continue to invest in our people and technology – it really is a great time to join us.

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