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VP, Regional Lead in Investment Risk, Asset Management

  • Leading Asset Management Firm
  • Broad Assets Class Coverage
  • Asia Regional Lead

Our client is an expanding Asset Management arm of a well-established international Financial Institution. The group has invested significantly in Asia and has seen solid financial performance in this region. As part of continued growth, an excellent leadership role has arisen for an experienced Investment Risk Professional to join the Asset Management business, based in Hong Kong.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Report to the Global Head of Investment Risk Management and lead a small team in Asia responsible for the Investment Risk management, oversight and governance of the Investment Portfolio.
  • Identify risks, provide risk assessment and manage risks across the portfolio including investment risk, market risk, liquidity risk, counter-party risk etc.
  • Work closely with the Investment team and first line of defence 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 models, risk management methodologies / tools, processes and guidelines for portfolio risk monitoring.
  • Perform liquidity risk oversight, risk measuring, monitoring and reporting.
  • Conduct counterparty risk assessment, review of new trading counterparties, utilizing risk exposure metrics as well as credit ratings monitoring and reporting.
  • Represent the function on investment risk management discussions in Investment Committee meetings.
  • Contribute to the wider governance functions on investment risk management related regulations, risk oversight requirements, procedures and reviews.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree graduate with minimum 10 to 12 years relevant experience in Investment Risk, Portfolio Risk, Market Risk, Quantitative Risk and / or Liquidity Risk.
  • Must have industry experience from Asset Management or Investment Management.
  • Experience in Investment Advisory / Risk Consulting Firms serving Asset Management sector 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 equities, fixed income, structured products. Additional exposure to private equity, alternative investments would be beneficial.
  • Familiar with investment / asset management regulatory environment in Asia.
  • Experience in MSCI Risk and Portfolio Management Analytics tools / multi-factor risk models such as LiquidityMetrics, BarraOne.
  • Strong business partnering and advisory skills.

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