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SVP / Director, Portfolio Risk Manager

  • International Markets Build-out
  • Innovative Hedge Fund / Leader in its Field
  • Multi-Asset Class Strategies

Our Client is an expanding international arm of a leading Hedge Fund headquartered in China. The firm is currently undergoing strategic growth in the international markets with Hong Kong being the hub for the overseas development. As part of this expansion, the business in Hong Kong is seeking an experienced Portfolio Risk Manager to join the team in Hong Kong.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Reporting to the Head of Risk Management, being part of the expanding international markets business in a Multi-Manager Platform build-out across fundamental, macro and quantitative strategies.
  • Senior Lead responsible for the overall risk management and governance of the Investment Portfolio.
  • Provide quantitative analysis to identify risks, risk assessment and manage risks across the portfolio including investment risk, market risk, liquidity risk, asset allocation, counterparty risk etc.
  • Lead risk and statistical models for investment strategies evaluations.
  • Identify systematic and idiosyncratic risks.
  • Perform periodic risk models, methodologies validations, back-testing and Portfolio Managers evaluations.
  • Set, enhance and monitor key risk indicators and the underlying specifications.
  • Work closely with the Portfolio Managers on the investment selection process and assessment, provide investment recommendations from a risk perspective.
  • Utilise and assist in the development of risk management tools, processes and guidelines for portfolio risk monitoring.
  • Support the Head of Risk Management on portfolio risk management discussions in Investment Committee meetings.
  • Work closely with the wider business such as traders, portfolio managers, quant team, technology, compliance and risk functions to assist in risk matters and to manage the firm’s overall risk exposure.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified in STEM related subjects.
  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience in portfolio risk management gained from investment management, asset management, hedge fund or risk management consultancies / services providers.
  • Multi-assets strategies exposure across equities, fixed income, macro in the Asia market.
  • Extensive experience in modelling, backtesting and portfolio managers evaluations.
  • Strong technical modelling skills in multi-factor models, models / methodologies in VaR, Barra etc.
  • Proficiency in risk management tools, Bloomberg Port, Barra Risk Metrics etc.
  • Some coding skills in SQL and / or Python.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese.

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