Investment Risk Analyst/Senior Investment Risk Analyst

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Local Pensions Partnership Ltd
  • 30 Apr 19

Local Pensions Partnership Ltd are looking for a Investment Risk Analyst/Senior Investment Risk Analyst to join the investment risk team.

Purpose of role

  • Work as a member of the investment risk team at LPP
  • To measure, monitor, analyse and report investment risks (market, liquidity, counterparty credit, leverage, valuation risks etc.) for funds managed by LPP and for the Pension Clients’ portfolios
  • To maintain and enhance investment risk data, models, systems and reporting processes for LPPI’s investments and funds in Equities, Fixed Income, Credit, Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure etc.
  • To maintain investment risk reporting and procedures to meet LPPI’s regulatory requirements as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a high standard of investment risk analysis and reporting across various asset classes at investment, fund and client portfolio levels
  • Maintain and enhance data, modelling and reporting systems & workflows for investment risk processes
  • Prepare investment risk analysis and Management Information for LPPI’s various committees, internal stakeholders and regulatory reporting.
  • Work with senior members in the team to implement enhanced risk & quantitative models, risk systems and automated reporting workflows. 

Person Specification

  • Educated, preferably master’s level, in Mathematics, Finance or related Quantitative discipline
  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience within Investment or Market Risk, preferably in asset management industry
  • Good quantitative and programming skills with good proficiency in Excel VBA and experience in using Bloomberg. Proficiency in languages like R or Python and in databases is desirable.
  • A sound understanding of return and risk characteristics of various asset classes
  • Highly developed numerical, analytical and report writing skills.
  • A proactive, self-motivated team player
  • A lateral thinker with excellent problem solving and organisational ability
  • Highly effective communication skills including the ability to build good working relationships

Reasonable adjustment will be made to working arrangements to accommodate a person with a disability who otherwise would be prevented from undertaking the work.