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Risk Manager

Market Risk, Full-Time

New York, NY

$300,000 - $500,000 TOTAL COMPENSATION


The Role:

A top-tier, event-driven hedge fund with ~$2 billion in AUM and a track record spanning more than 20 years is looking to hire a Director of Risk Management.

JobĀ  Description:

  • Enhancing our risk monitoring toolkit in order to support portfolio construction and hedging
  • Developing appropriate risk guidelines, limits and monitoring mechanisms
  • Actively managing portfolio risk exposures through regular Investment Committee discussions
  • Communicating real-time risk-based recommendations based on current market conditions
  • Leading the effort to develop innovative risk management approaches, tools and analytics
  • Preparing regular deliverables assessing portfolio risks and opportunities
  • Assisting with daily trading of securities, including options, equities and credit
  • Concisely describing our risk mitigation strategy to new and existing investors

Required Skills:

  • 7-10+ years of risk management experience, preferably at a hedge fund or other asset manager
  • Expert understanding of risk management practices in both equity and credit markets
  • Significant experience and detailed understanding of options and option pricing
  • Extensive quantitative background, particularly related to a statistical analysis of investment risk
  • An entrepreneurial attitude with an ability to implement change with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in order to concisely articulate complex ideas

 

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