Investment Risk Manager Equities - Risk Function - London

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Aviva Investors
London, United Kingdom
Sep 18, 2019
Oct 18, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Investment Risk Manager Equities - Risk Function - London

We are currently looking for a permanent Investment Risk Manager to join our Risk and Compliance Function on our London Head Office focusing on our Equity Funds.

The Role

You will aid the Director of Investment Risk and Credit Risk in the production and communication of portfolio risk analysis for Equity Funds in order to provide effective input and challenge to investment process

  • Communicate regular risk analyses of investment portfolios and provide effective challenge to ensure portfolio managers take an appropriate level of risk.
  • To provide accurate and timely risk analysis for Aviva Investors investment portfolios; helping fund managers to handle and control risk
  • Member of Aviva Investors Investment Risk team reporting to the Global Director of Investment and Credit Risk
  • Work closely with fund managers, this role supports fund managers globally (UK, France, North America and Poland)
  • Host regular meetings with portfolio managers to discuss risk issues and commentary.
  • Ensure the production of accurate and timely risk reports by Investment Risk and Data Analysts.
  • Produce risk-based evidence to back-up investment risk challenge and investment process input.
  • Work alongside Global Director of Investment and Credit Risk where appropriate.
  • Provide risk analysis and commentary for client reports.
  • Responsibility for reporting key risk summaries to fund managers and challenging portfolio structures where appropriate, against client expectations
  • Working with the Risk and Data Analysts to develop appropriate systems and processes to further improve team output


  • Graduate (preferably Mathematics, Statistics or Financial Economics)
  • Previous experience of Equity Risk Management essential
  • Strong knowledge of Equity funds
  • Strong statistical aptitude important
  • Strong Excel skills

Highly Desirable
  • Other IT skills including experience of using statistical programming languages
  • Experience in Financial Services highly desirable
  • Preference for Postgraduate degree (PhD, MBA or MSc) or Professional qualification (CFA, FRM)

About us

We are a global asset manager with broad and deep expertise across all major asset classes. As part of the Aviva Group - the UK's largest insurance company - we are uniquely positioned to combine our insurance heritage with our investment capabilities to deliver the outcomes that matter most to today's investor.

Today's investors are asking more questions than ever. They expect more from their asset managers. They want joined-up thinking fit for an interconnected world; integrated solutions with their needs firmly at the heart. We're challenging ourselves to respond to these new expectations - as well as the changes taking place in our industry and the world around us.

Inclusion and diversity

More than 1,500 people work across the globe, bringing it all together for today's investor. True integrated advantage starts with our culture.

When everyone feels part of a unified team, in an environment of fairness, inclusion and positivity, we all achieve more. Integrated advantage is created when everyone feels stronger together - with no barriers to their ability to contribute, collaborate and succeed.

You will be assessed against the Aviva values: care more, kill complexity, never rest and create legacy.

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