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Head of Investment Risk, Asset Owner

  • Investment Management Arm of a Well-Established Institution
  • Endowment Fund Model
  • Open to overseas applicants (relocation, schooling, housing support provided)

Our client is an Investment Management arm of a well-established institution with solid financial performance. The unit runs an endowment fund model working with in-house and external fund managers. As part of continued growth, an excellent leadership role has arisen for an experienced Investment Risk Professional to join the firm, leading a team, based in Hong Kong.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Report to the Head of Investments and lead a team responsible for the overall risk management and governance of the Investment Portfolio.
  • Identify risks, provide risk assessment and manage risks across the portfolio including investment risk, market risk, liquidity risk, asset allocation as well as operational risk and counterparty risk.
  • Work closely with the Investment team on the investment process, investment due diligence and investment recommendations from a risk perspective.
  • Perform risk data analysis for risk monitoring and assessment.
  • Take a lead in developing risk management tools, processes and guidelines for portfolio risk monitoring.
  • Represent the Investment Management unit on risk management discussions in Investment Committee meetings.
  • Contribute to the wider department across front to back office on risk management procedures and reviews.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree graduate with minimum 15 to 20 years relevant experience in Investment Risk, Portfolio Risk, Market Risk, Quantitative Risk or in a CRO role with some years in Institutional Fund, Endowment, Investment Office, Insurance, Pension, University Funds.
  • Experience in Investment Advisory / Risk Consulting Firms serving Endowment, Pension, Insurance, Government investments would also be considered.
  • Exposure to a broad range of financial markets products and strategies.
  • Solid risk analytics skills across a diverse range of asset classes including alternative investments, fund of funds etc.
  • Experience from front office or investment manager / portfolio manager roles with strong risk analytics background would also be considered.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

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