Head of Investment Risk, Performance Measurement and Reporting

  • Highly Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Faverdale Search
  • 07 Mar 18 2018-03-07

Faverdale Search are the appointed exclusive search firm leading this unique mandate. This is a tremendous opportunity for the right calibre individual to help create a legacy for the future. As a key influencer you will have the chance to build out, own, create and develop a hugely important business function.

Our client is a global asset manager, due to continued expansion they are looking to build a new investment risk, performance measurement and client reporting function. This position will be responsible for establishing the team. You will design and develop the risk framework, ensuring it is fit for purpose from a regulatory perspective and that it meets the needs of the front-office/ portfolio management team.

You will concurrently be overseeing and delivering performance reporting, providing attribution analysis across all asset classes. You will be using your background in this domain to illustrate return calculations and benchmark information to the business and external clients.

Your position will also include the delivery of client reporting, producing monthly fact sheets, KIIDs and other related forms of client communication.

You have an analytical background in wealth or asset management and possess the knowledge and gravitas to be trusted by the senior leadership team to create a team associated with high quality delivery. Your technical expertise will be utilised to educate the investment teams on risk standards, awareness, restrictions and future developments.

You need to be a strong relationship builder, working across multiple stakeholders and able to use your communication skills to update the investment committee and board members on a regular basis on related risk, performance and reporting issues.

This is an environment where there will be multiple product launches so you will be key to establishing the controls, processes and procedures to help take them to market.

A history of asset management project work is key here as you will be involved in a number of new initiatives where your input and decision-making ability will be valued and relied upon.

As the lead person responsible for this opportunity you will be highly credible, trustworthy, collaborative and used to leading by example. Using your evident leadership skills, you will be conducting reviews, delegating and hiring. You will have a team reporting into you.

Essential requirements:

  • Deep knowledge of buy-side risk, investment risk and associated regulation
  • Performance measurement technical experience and background
  • Client reporting experience, understanding, awareness
  • Team leadership background
  • An established career in Fund Management analytics

This is a truly unique hire that offers a very secure future and the huge satisfaction of building things right. It will suit someone with the confidence and ambitions to deliver a tier one function and team within a very exciting business that has ambitious growth plans. 

It would be beneficial if you had a degree in finance, mathematics or a quantitative subject.

Relevant qualifications not essential but desirable: CFA, IMC, FRM, CIPM, IAQ, PRM etc