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Head of Investment Risk

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 20days ago


Head of Investment Risk
London (Cannon Street)
£Competitive Salary plus DB Pension, Healthcare, Critical illness and more
Contract Type: Permanent

Our client protects millions of people in the UK who belong to defined benefit pension schemes. Their members rely on them to look after their pensions if their employers collapse and the pension schemes cannot afford to pay what they promised.

They're equivalent in size to a top 5 UK pension scheme and have developed a highly sophisticated, best-in-class investment strategy. Their culture combines private sector standards with a public service ethos.

They now have the opportunity for a Head of Investment Risk to report to their CRO and lead the investment risk team in the design, development and implementation of the organisation's independent investment risk oversight framework.

Within this role, the incumbent will be providing detailed and summarised reviews of the risks that they face via its investment portfolio, maintaining a constant dialogue with the investment team to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the investment strategy and portfolio and provide appropriate reporting and metrics within the context of the fund's investment objectives.

Their ideal applicant will have a proven track record of working within investment risk, preferably within an asset management or pension fund environment, they will have experience of analysing risk across a multitude of different asset classes (ideally a multi-asset portfolio) and experience of a portfolio risk system (e.g. Aladdin, BarraOne, RiskManager). They will need to be an effective communicator, with the ability to present and interpret complex information to a varied audience and interact and influence with a variety of stakeholders and business partners.

Sound like you? Apply now.

In return for your skills, experience and commitment they'll give you a challenging role within a business where you'll get the support you need to develop your career.

You'll also get an outstanding rewards package which includes a discretionary bonus scheme, private medical insurance, health cash plan, critical illness insurance, holiday trading, volunteering leave and a choice of generous defined benefit or defined contribution pension scheme.

Our client is a Disability Confident Leader, the highest accreditation under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you have a disability and meet the essential criteria for this role you will be guaranteed an interview.

They embrace diverse talent welcoming people with different beliefs, backgrounds and ways of working, and they aim to create an environment in which everyone can be themselves.

They are a flexible organisation and welcome the opportunity to talk about what arrangements may work best for you.

No agencies please

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London, Greater London, United Kingdom