Fund risk manager

Alexander Ash Consulting Ltd
110000.00 - 130000.00 EUR Annual
18 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


My client a leading investment bank in Dublin is currently searching for a Fund Risk Manager to join their teams on a permanent basis. You will be joining the Liquid Alternatives Product team is responsible for managing the award-winning hedge fund platform which comprises 150 third-party hedge fund managers in UCITS and managed accounts. The $11bn platform has been operating for 14 years with a global client base across Europe, the Americas and Asia.

Key responsibilities

  • Take on the role of Designated Person for Fund Risk Management in the new management company responsible for the risk framework for the funds/platforms under management.
  • Oversee relevant UCITS and AIFMD platforms' risk framework implementation including review of risk and liquidity management policies, risk assessment and evaluations in accordance with the applicable regulations.
  • Develop and maintain clear risk policies and procedures (including reporting of errors and breaches) appropriate and proportionate to the nature, scale and complexity of the activities of the new management company and its investment fund(s) under management.
  • Responsible for identifying, measuring, monitoring and management of risks faced by the funds/platforms, including market, liquidity, operational, counterparty and credit risks, working closely with the support of the London based Risk Monitor Team.
  • Provide periodic risk reporting to the management company's Board of Directors.
  • Periodically liaise with the local regulator to provide requested information/insights on the management company.

You will have

  • Relevant experience within a risk division, fund operations, hedge fund or similar/related roles within an asset management, bank or hedge fund firm.
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal. Client and regulator facing experience is advantageous.
  • A strong finance/economic/quantitative academic background from a university or relevant international equivalent.
  • A postgraduate qualification (or relevant international equivalent) in a related field (considered advantageous).