Investment Risk Manager Investment Risk Manager …

in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Dec 21
in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Dec 21
Posted by:
Aminat Muritala • Recruiter
Posted by:
Aminat Muritala

Our client is a global market leader in the investment management industry seeking an experienced Investment Risk Manager. The successful candidate will join their Global Risk Management division to provide fund risk management analysis and expertise across equity, fixed income and multi asset UCITS funds. Additionally, our client is offering a flexible working model to employees.

Your role will located in the Dublin office with a primary focus on providing risk management expertise for our client’s Irish funds. As an Investment Risk Manager for our client’s Irish entity you will be part of the global Risk Management function which is a department within the Global Risk & Security Division

You will have a senior role within Risk Management Group and will report to the Senior Investment Risk Management Professional, Ireland.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Irish Funds Risk Management:

  • Provide ongoing fund risk monitoring and reporting with a primary focus on Irish domiciled funds in order to maintain and evidence the appropriate oversight of allocated UCITS obligations. Fund Risk will cover risks related to the portfolio, liquidity, counterparty, operational and sustainability risks.
  • Develop and execute improvements to the framework (policies, procedures and dashboards) for the evidencing of the oversight by the Management Company of the delegated management of all material risks within our client’s Irish funds.
  • Contribute to the development of the Dublin office crew by growing their business acumen through coaching, presentations and learning sessions on the Fund Risk function and being a mentor and culture carrier.

Risk Management Group:

  • Contribute to improving the core risk management framework for our client’s funds by both periodical activities and ad hoc global projects initiated by Risk Management Group as part of the wider global group. This contribution should span both investment risk topics (tracking error, global exposure, liquidity risk etc) and operational risk considerations including fund operational incidents and counterparty credit risk matters.
  • Drive risk aware decision making by gathering, coordinating and analyzing data from various units, crafting reports, providing recommendations and independent challenge and support to improve the risk / return balance.
  • Contribute to global investment data analytics initiatives and efforts to enhance risk governance workflows.
  • Develop a deep understanding of our client’s investment management function; maintain knowledge of emerging risks in our client’s funds by using a variety of analytical resources to develop new and improve existing risk-return analysis, including performance attribution, risk models, stress tests analysis and incident analysis.
  • Support junior colleagues within the team with coaching in technical skills, business acumen and risk management topics.




  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience. Graduate degree and professional certification (either CFA, CAIA, FRM or PRM) - or progress towards attainment - preferred.
  • Approximately 10 years related work experience either in an asset manager or asset owner, in an alternative investment fund or in a banking environment.
  • Knowledge of Irish UCITS regulations highly desirable.
  • Strong investment risk knowledge with a balanced knowledge base of other risks in long only open ended funds, such as liquidity risk, counterparty credit risk and operational risks and sustainability risks.
  • Experience with investment data integration and automation, with data science applied to investment management and dashboard creation through business intelligence packages or scripting languages all highly desirable.
Company Overview

Bruin is an independent recruitment consultancy with an exclusive focus on the financial and professional services sector.

Bruin is preferred supplier to the world's leading institutions who value our boutique apporach, our Consultants' in depth knowledge, and our award winning diversity and inclusion services. 

As a specialist consultancy, we focus on assisting experienced candidates in our core areas and partner with clients to provide tailored advisory solutions. 

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Our Consultants are some of the most experienced financial and professional services recruiters in the UK, offering expert advice and insight into the current jobs market. Whether you are seeking a short term assignment that suits your availability or the next permanent step in your career, our Consultants are on hand to help you secure the role that matches your needs.

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As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons - men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs.

We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. 

Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.


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