Risk Manager - Leading Hedge Fund - 75-100k base + large bonus potential - Sign on bonus Included

Location: London   Sectors   

A prestigious, multi-billion dollar AUM global hedge fund are looking to hire a ‘Risk Manager’ for its top performing fund of 2020.

Working on the European investment desk, the new hire will partner industry leading portfolio managers, traders and analysts in what we expect will be a rapid build out/expansion for this specific book in 2021. The remit will focus on portfolio and performance risk, managing exposure limits, risk profiling etc. The nature of the work means that you will get very close to multiple products / markets. Their highly quantitative approach to trading means that the deep, complex risk analysis that the hire will carry out will lead to him/her developing expert use in Python, Matlab, R and SQL.

Candidates must have a first class / 2:1 STEM degree from a top-tier university. Candidates should ideally have 5yrs+ experience in a relevant risk management role, working for an IB, hedge fund or brokerage. Candidates must have some form of programming background and a strong desire to learn to code across a number of disciplines.

The role is projected to offer a 75-100k base salary, but there is flexibility to hire a more senior level candidate. A top performer can earn a 50-100% bonus year one. We are looking to hire a top-class risk professional and thus as a further sweetener, an attractive sign-on bonus component will also be offered to the successful candidate.