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We have an exciting opportunity for an Investment Oversight Manager to be part of a leading global asset manager to join their team in Edinburgh.

The role involves overseeing the data architecture, models and systems which enable the Investment Processes and governance across all asset classes and regions within the client.

In addition to performing a continuing assurance program of the established first-line models in place, you will be expected to advise on appropriate risk models for new products. Where weaknesses or gaps are identified in 1st line models or systems, and you will be expected to track these issues whilst supporting the 1st line teams in addressing them.


* Good undergraduate degree, preferably in a numerical discipline
* Asset management industry experience
* Good knowledge of financial instruments and markets
* Strong knowledge in equity, fixed income, credit and derivatives
* Strong understanding of risk factors and risk models
* Good knowledge of portfolio and financial theory
* Good knowledge of risk model(s): RiskMetrics, APT, UBS Delta, Axioma
* Advanced Excel skills, including VBA
* Professional Risk Manager qualification, such as PRM, or willingness to work towards it.


* Experience in a senior risk management or quantitative role
* Working knowledge of investment systems: Bloomberg, FactSet
* IMC/CFA would be advantageous
* Postgraduate degree or qualification in quantitative discipline
* Spreadsheet assurance experience

Core responsibilities:

* Provide independent assessment and challenge on model frameworks, assumptions, inputs and limitations
* Assess the analytical toolkits and models in first-line processes and support their process improvement; advising on solutions and best practise.
* Oversee the back-testing of third-party and internally built models, ensuring issues are appropriately addressed.
* Overseeing the governance of ASI models and systems as they relate to the Model Risk Management Policy
* Provide model advice and consultancy to governance and portfolio management teams
* Working with Governance colleagues to ensure that effective risk modelling capabilities are in place to support new products
* Oversight of modelling capabilities in support of new markets and instruments
* Tracking issues of concern to the Global Head of IRO and ASI CRO which may be tabled on the agendas of subcommittees of the ASI Enterprise Risk Management Committee so that they can be addressed in a timely and effective manner


* Highly competitive Salary
* Private medical care
* Competitive Pension

Job reference: 10491

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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Core-Asset Consulting
37 Melville Street
Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom
Phone: 0131 718 4600
Web Site: www.core-asset.co.uk
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