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Dougie McAndrew

Our client, a global asset manager, is looking to add a talented and ambitious professional to its newly created Investment Risk Oversight team – focused specifically on their Real Estate and Private Markets products/funds.

Reporting to the Head of Investment Risk, the core objective of the role is to analyse, identify, challenge, escalate and report all portfolio-level investment risk and performance issues appropriately ensuring funds are managed in line with any client, regulatory and/or in-house limits.
You will work closely, on a day to day basis, with the investment teams, Fund Governance and client directors to ensure an appropriate risk framework is developed for each fund, including identification of KRIs and risk limits. You will also be expected to perform in-depth analysis and provide reporting to the relevant committees and boards. This is not a box-ticking role!

As you will be joining a new team you will have the chance to shape the culture, business relationships and approach – an amazing development opportunity. The role could be based in Edinburgh or London, and will involve some travel to other locations.

To be successful in the role, you will need the following skills, experience and qualities – as a minimum:

Extensive experience in the asset management industry, with good exposure to Private Markets /Real Estate funds and their key risks – provides the necessary credibility with the front office and the right level of insight for the team;
Good understanding of KRIs relevant to Private Markets/Real Estate funds;
Strong knowledge and interpretation of regulations related to investment risk and liquidity risk management, particularly AIFMD;
Excellent stakeholder management experience – working effectively with the investment teams, Fund Governance and client directors is at the heart of the role;
Strong communicator and report writing skills;
Ability to work independently;
Adaptability in dynamic environment; and
Good Excel/PowerPoint skills.

If this sounds interesting and only if you have the relevant experience as outlined above, please get in touch with Dougie McAndrew for further information.

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