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Risk Manager - Equity Market-Neutral

Barclay Simpson London, United Kingdom
Posted 1 month ago Hybrid Job Permanent £120k - £140k
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Tamryn George
Quant & Risk Recruiter

Our client is an active investment management firm who have an exciting opportunity for a Risk Manager with a strong quantitative background and good python skills. Experience managing equity market neutral, high-frequency or short-term trading strategies is preferred.

This is a permanent role based in London. A dynamic and friendly team offering a good work life balance and collaborative working environment. 3 days in the office and 2 WFH.

Salary £130k plus bonus and benefits. Visa sponship can be arranged.

A great opportunity to work in Quantitative Research within a collaborative environment and be involved with research and development of new risk analytics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and manage risk and work with all areas within the business to resolve risk issues as they arise
  • Assist in building out the broader risk framework and analytical infrastructure – including internal risk models and code
  • Conduct research into new risk measurement and management techniques
  • Further develop the risk management framework and broaden awareness and good risk culture across all functions
  • Reporting relevant risk data and information to key stakeholders – both internal and external
  • Training and support for all members of the wider risk team and to other areas within the firm

Key Skills & Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in risk management or development of quantitative investment strategies, with a preference for experience in managing equity market neutral, high-frequency or short-term trading strategies
  • In-depth knowledge of financial markets across major asset classes
  • Advanced understanding of portfolio risk modelling and risk management techniques
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Advanced Python or similar programming skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very strong academics including masters degree or equivalent in a highly mathematical subject

Applications close on Friday.

Job ID  TG41739
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