Head of Risk

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Rodd Hughes China, Ltd
  • 20 Feb 18 2018-02-20

Our client is one prestigious asset management firm which is seeking for a Head of risk to oversee the firm’s market risks, operational risk, counterparty risk, quantitative analysis and performance contribution/attribution measurement.

Oversee the firm’s market risks, credit risk, quantitative analysis and performance contribution. Build proprietary quant models for different fund’s investment mandates (equity, fixed income). Provide timely risk advice to fund manager in portfolio construction level and single name level. Conduct in-depth research in new investment strategy. Work closely with Operations, IT and Compliance teams to detect potential loopholes and provide solutions. Explain and demonstrate risk management and measurement investors and HK SFC.


-       Quantitative analysis: distribution, drawdown, Sharpe and Sortino ratios, correlation, peers comparison and multi-factor regression;

-       Manager investment strategy risk assessment (Fixed Income Arb.; Convertible Arb.; Event Driven; Equity Long Short; Managed Futures; CTA; Global Macro; Emerging Markets and etc.): risk profile and key risk factor identification, risk report scrutiny, style drift checking;

-      Portfolio management: identification of significant risk contributor, monitoring of risk exposures and risk limits, conduct stress testing and scenario analysis, model portfolio simulation, attribution analysis by portfolio construction and manager selection, excess return analysis, portfolio construction optimization;

-    Market risk: daily monitoring of HFRX strategies volatility and performance and counter-party CDS movement;