Technical Specialist - FIXED INCOME (French Speaking)

Riversdale Consulting
London, United Kingdom
£90,000-£100,000 + bonus
10 Oct 2019
15 Oct 2019
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support client management activity; manage existing relationships, conduct (business) technical presentations, provide high level support and work with Sales on the development of new business opportunities
  • Work closely with the Sales team in defining the client business needs, topical user cases to formulate sales strategies and ways to penetrate the market tactically and strategically
  • Define with Product Management, Quants and Development teams to find ways of improving the application, building up greater strength in functionality and expanding the realm of application and satisfaction of business needs
  • Operate as a senior level of support for clients, helping the Client Service team for complex cases and for interpreting the business needs of clients in the most appropriate way
  • Own existing client relationships from an analytical and technical perspective
  • Perform regular client visits and quarterly service reviews with strategic clients in UK and Europe

Technical Attributes
  • Proven expertise in Risk and Fixed Income;
  • Capacity to understand in depth the business needs of our clients: asset managers, asset owners (pension funds, insurers, sovereign wealth funds), banks/broker-dealers, central banks and investment consultants
  • Knowledge and understanding of Performance Analytics is a plus
  • Familiarity with technology and experience in using/implementing other risk, position-keeping systems

Ideal backgrounds
  • Trading experiences in the area of credit and/or fixed income derivatives
  • Portfolio Management experience in the area of fixed income and/or ALM
  • Experience of Risk Management, preferably in sell side. If not accompanied by trading experience it is required to have a strong interest in quantitative aspects (but not needed to be a quant)
  • Experience of any of the following solutions ; MSCI, Axioma, FTSE Russell Yield Book, Bloomberg Point/Port/Mars, BlackRock Solutions etc.
  • CFA/FRM or MBA is a plus but not required

Required Personal Attributes
  • Positive personality, empathic, optimistic
  • Ability to build strong personal relationships
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Organised and methodical approach
  • Personal resilience and ability to respond positively to change
  • Team player
  • French Speaking
  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • Ambitious

For an initial conversation please call Haydn Reynolds on 020 3371 6851 or send you CV to him at

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