I am currently recruiting for a Portfolio / Risk Manager to work with one of the UK's leading banks in London
The role holder will have direct responsibility over a number of procedural, regulatory, investment and risk matters within the Wealth Investment Office.
He or she will be a key member of the WIO team in dealing with the management of the outsourced investment management services.
Key activities will include :
Support one or more investment related projects including out sourcing of key aspects of the investment management process and consequent risk and governance management
Support the governance framework in relation to regulatory / legal projects and, liaise and cooperate with Risk and Compliance as required.
Provide effective investment oversight of the 3rd party manager including :
Monitoring portfolio performance, mandate adherence, including absolute and relative risk measures
Enhanced oversight of funds where Wealth has a material holding
Suitability assessment of new and existing funds from a customer perspective
Work effectively with other team members and provide cover for other members of the team in regulatory / governance and oversight matters.
Regular briefing of Wealth Risk and Compliance teams with respect to the effective oversight of the Outsourced service provider.
Cooperate to produce reviews / audits at the request of the Risk Directorate.
Provide support to requests to contribute to consultations by external bodies, prepare and facilitate inspection visits from regulatory bodies and internal audit functions.
Back fill a colleague (seconded to a project) if required to ensure continuity of key activities and deliverables
Experience, Skills, Capabilities required
Experienced investment professional with previous experience in asset / investment management across a broad range of product but specifically portfolio management, with associated qualifications.
Strong knowledge of fund management processes, instruments and products.
Strong knowledge of risk practices and regulatory environment, with specific focus over conduct risk and potentially operational risk within financial institutions
Strong knowledge of Investment Risk Management in the context of portfolio management
High attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills both written and oral and ability to communicate with senior management. Previous experience in liaising with the regulator would be advantageous.
Ability to work in a complex organisations and ability to understand the commercial angle in the decision making process.
Excellent planning and organisational skills. Experience in leading and bringing to completion complex projects would be advantageous.
University degree in economics, law or finance.
If interested, please apply and I will be in touch with suitable candidates as soon as possible
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