Portfolio Risk Analyst / Manager BCPP72690

Border to Coast Pension Partnership
Leeds, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
26 Oct 2018
26 Nov 2018
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Border to Coast Pensions Partnership (“BCPP”) is a collaboration of 13 Local Government Pension Funds with a total asset value of £47 billion. BCPP is an FCA regulated investment company managing assets through both internal (direct securities) and external (funds) management with a number of investment vehicles, including an Authorised Contractual Scheme. BCPP started managing financial assets from mid- 2018.

We are now seeking experienced risk professionals (across mid-senior level) to join our expanding Risk Management team based in Leeds. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals to help drive the organisation and strategy, creating a performance and risk control culture to build on the company's early success.

In the role you will work with the CIO and investment teams to define suitable risk metrics, support senior management in defining and monitoring investment risk limits and contribute to the investment teams understanding and efficient use of risk. Monitoring investment teams' risk exposures to ensure adherence with defined limits on a periodic basis and acting as the key person in the build-out of internal risk team and function, you will help define appropriate risk system/tools. In addition, you will be responsible for Portfolio risk analysis, risk identification, aggregation, monitoring and reporting.

Applications are encouraged from experienced risk professionals with a background in risk management (with a preference for candidates from an Investment/Asset Management background). A high level of numerical literacy and experience of Stress Test, Scenario Analysis and Style reporting, you will be able to communicate with portfolio managers. A keen interest in capital markets and risk management is required, as is the desire work in a high achieving environment.

With strong knowledge of risk management systems and of factor based Performance and Risk Attribution methodologies, you will have or be working toward CFA/FRM (or similar qualification) or equivalent industry experience.

This is a genuinely exciting opportunity to play a key role in driving the future success of one of the largest Pensions Pools in the UK. BCPP is being developed as a highly customer centric environment and with a clear agenda for creating a sustainable and responsible investment culture.

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