Investment Risk Manager - Fixed Income Investment Risk Manager - Fixed Income …

Schroders Investment Management
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Feb 20
Competitive
Schroders Investment Management
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Feb 20
Competitive
Schroders Investment Management
Investment Risk Manager - Fixed Income
The Group Risk function is headed by the Head of Group Risk, who reports directly to the CFO. The function works closely with the other governance functions (Compliance, Group Internal Audit and Group Legal) in order to identify risks and provide independent challenge and oversight. The Group Risk function consists of the specialist teams in the following areas:

• Investment Risk
• Enterprise Risk
• Credit Risk
• Insurance

Group Risk resources are based in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Group Investment Risk provide independent oversight and challenge on the appropriateness of the controls, the portfolio exposures and performance in the context of the mandates' objectives and the prevailing market and regulatory environment.

Key duties and responsibilities:

Supporting the Investment Risk oversight for Fixed Income (and in time, Real Estate)
• Supporting the Investment Risk Manager for Fixed Income & Real Estate to quantify, analyse and challenge the Investment Risks run within these asset classes.
• Oversight of the first line, ensuring that risk controls and risk monitoring are fit for purpose, and that issues identified are resolved / escalated in a timely manner.
• Developing risk frameworks and controls for new portfolios, and maintaining these for existing portfolios.
• Providing MI reporting and recommendations to Head of Investment Risk, Asset Class Head, Asset Class Risk Committees, and other committees / boards as appropriate.
• Ensuring risk exposures are stress tested in response to changing potential market scenarios.
• Performing ad hoc analysis and thematic reviews across portfolios and strategies to identify; emerging risks, sensitivity to forecast or potential market developments, exposure to particular market segments.
• Remain abreast of changes to the regulatory environment and any potential impact on portfolios.

Essential Skills

• Graduate or relevant professional qualification
• Comfort with speaking up / providing challenge, whilst simultaneously managing internal relationships
• Clear, logical thinker, able to break down a problem into bite-size components, and plan the required steps of a project to arrive at a solution
• Strong communication skills. Not only verbal, but also an ability to write papers in a clear coherent structure
• Proactive in taking ownership of risk initiatives and engaging with business partners across the company.
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