Investment Risk Manager

Our client is an international financial institution with main offices in Gibraltar, currently in the final stage of applying for full banking and investment services licences in Gibraltar. They are looking for candidates for the Investment Risk Manager position in the Risk Management Department.

The main duties of the Investment Risk Manager will focus on developing, implementing and maintaining policies and procedures for managing the investment risk associated with investment products offered by the Bank in line with the business strategy and regulatory requirements, as well as assessing, monitoring and reporting risk exposure and applicable limits for Bank’s investment products. As a member of the Risk Management Department you will be working with other teams across the Bank, in particular Portfolio Management Department, and will report directly to the Head of Risk Management.

They offer the opportunity to develop your career in a digital-only international financial institution in Gibraltar that promotes a collaborative working environment and encourages leadership at all levels.

Key responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining policies and procedures for managing the investment risk so that they are implemented in cooperation with other organisational units of the Bank.
  • Coordinating the process of identifying and assessing the materiality of investment risk categories and independently verifying proposals in the scope of determining the risk profile and setting risk limits for each investment product.
  • Verifying the adequacy of proposed benchmarks.
  • Issuing opinions on the policies and procedures on due diligence when selecting and monitoring investments.
  • Ensuring compliance of the Bank’s activities with the risk limits adopted for products by including the control of compliance of potential investments in the principles concerning the investment process as well as measuring and monitoring the investment risk and controlling the compliance with risk limits.
  • Giving opinions, where appropriate, to the Investment Committee on the consistency of investment proposals with the risk profile and risk limits, and on the influence of the proposals on the risk level of the portfolio.
  • Performing monitoring of the investment risk and presents appropriate reports concerning the investment risk, including the level and profile of product risk, compliance with risk limits as well as the adequacy and efficiency of the risk management process.

Requirements:

  • An academic degree (under- or postgraduate), preferably in risk management, finance, economics, quantitative science.
  • At least 3 years of work experience in a bank or an investment company, of which at least 2 years of experience in investment management or investment risk area.
  • An internationally recognised professional qualification in risk management or investment management will be an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of investment risk assessment techniques and processes with the ability to implement strategic change.
  • A knowledge of the regulatory requirements for investment management.
  • Strong analytical skills and a deep knowledge of different investment products, strategies, asset classes (in particular ETFs) and associated risks.
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools, MS Excel in particular.
  • Good command of written and spoken English, including financial vocabulary.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 

Job Category: Latest jobs in Gibraltar
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Gibraltar
Salary: DOE

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