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Risk Manager

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Job Summary

  • Dublin
  • Contract
  • BBBH823508
  • Aug 04, 2022
  • Competitive
Job Description

Risk Manager - Asset Management - Dublin - 100K - Hybrid Working Model. The company specialises in the management of UCITS products across all asset classes. The firm has grown AUM significantly since

Risk Manager

The company specialises in the management of UCITS products across all asset classes. The
firm has grown AUM significantly since inception, to EUR 25bio as at April 2021 with further
growth planned in the coming years from additions to existing products as well as new product
launches. In order to support these growth targets, a vacancy has arisen for a Risk Manager,
focusing on both operational and investment risk. Given the current size and growth projections
of the company, we are looking for someone who is looking to develop their career through
learning and in turn, we offer the opportunity to grow with the organisation. The successful
candidate will report to the CRO and will work closely with the Risk Managers across all risk
categories.

Main Responsibilities

The Risk Manager will be responsible for controlling, reporting and analysis of the risk
management framework of the Company with focus across both investment and operational risk
management.

Product Investment Risk
 Performing controls on the Fund Risk Frameworks, ensuring risk framework adherence
across the relevant risk categories (market, credit, liquidity, ESG, risk etc) and that risk
measurement techniques and reporting are correctly developed and applied;

 Controlling, reporting and analysis of the investment risk controls and reports to include,
Absolute VaR, Relative VaR, Commitment approach, Stress Tests and/or Scenario
Analysis;
 Development, preparation and analysis of the firm's Sustainability Risk assessments,
including keeping abreast of latest regulatory developments and assistance in translating
those developments into robust processes;
 Act as first point of contact for review and challenge of CIO team's interpretation and
application of the risk frameworks and controlling on the outcomes.
 Providing assistance in the risk review and analysis for the new product approval
process;
 Preparation of ad hoc commentary and reporting on specific aspects of investment risk
as it pertains to the firm's products;
 Producing reporting and analysis on fund performance, to include performance
contribution and attribution.
 Identification and application of best in class technical solutions as they relate to fund risk
management.

Operational Risk
 Providing coverage on day to day risk control activities related to operational risk inherent
in activities, processes and systems, including as part of the risk & control self-
assessment process;
 Reporting and analysis of Operational Risk profiles and material exposures to losses,
including development of relevant metrics;
 Development with the Designated Person for Operational Risk of the operational risk
event response framework, including root cause analysis and remediation tracking;

Governance
 Participate in the Risk Committee, including preparation of the agenda, compiling and
delivering content and preparation of minutes;
 Preparing risk reports to the CEO, the Board of Director's and to the Group CRO
Function as necessary;
 Acknowledge the regulations of the Group, ensuring the local implementation through
internal processes and policies, in adherence with the policies of the parent company.

Skills
 Bachelor's/Master's degree in Economics/Finance/Mathematics etc;
 At least 5 years of financial services experience, preferably gained in a risk or asset
management context;
 Strong technical and analytical skills;
 Knowledge of UCITS regulations is advantageous;
 Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office ;
 Completion, or interest in pursuing, professional certifications such as FRM, PRM or CFA
will be considered a plus.
We are looking for a motivated and ambitious candidate, who is goal-oriented and with high
problem solving skills. The responsibilities listed above are expected to change as the company

evolves. To be successful you will need to be proactive and able to work in a dynamic
environment where flexibility is key and ongoing learning is required.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

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Alex Caffrey
  • Team Leader | Financial Services Recruitment
  • 353 (0) 1 4321555
  • acaffrey@morganmckinley.com