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Interim Investment Risk Analyst

Jupiter Asset Management Ltd
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Mar 28, 2024

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Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Value of Active Minds

About Jupiter

Jupiter is one of the UK's leading investment management companies with just over 500 employees and £51.4 billion worth of assets under management (as at 30th June 2023).

Jupiter provides investment services to individual and institutional investors through mutual funds (UK unit trusts, Luxembourg SICAVs and Dublin OEICs), separately managed accounts and sub-advised funds. Jupiter has experienced a period of international growth with offices open in EMEA, APAC and the US.

The majority of our employees are based in our London office located just minutes from Victoria station which provides stair-free access from both the Underground's Victoria line and National Rail platforms, as well as limited road crossings to the Jupiter office. Our London office was designed to encourage employees to live active, healthy lives with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow for greater natural light and the benefit of a private balcony, table tennis room, cycle storage and on-site shower and locker facilities. The short distance to Green Park and St James' Park also provides employees with a natural space to relax during their lunch break and a healthy alternative to office-based meetings.

We offer our UK employees a 3:2 hybrid working arrangement where Tuesdays, Thursdays and a third day of your choice are worked from the office. The other two days may be worked from home. This facilitates collaboration and allows employees to maximise productivity whilst maintaining a healthy work/life balance.


An opportunity exists for a driven and highly motivated individual to work in a dynamic Investment Risk Team as maternity cover (12 month FTC). The role will involve coverage across asset classes and different facets of Investment Risk (Market, Liquidity, Counterparty and Event Risk) with a focus across asset classes. The individual will be involved with regulatory reporting as well as value-added reporting for various stakeholders on a regular and ad-hoc basis. After developing sufficient knowledge around products and Jupiter's investment process and philosophy the individual should work proactively with the Investment Management Teams to ensure that analytics are serving them as much as possible as well as having a focus on project deliverables, including a review of the team's Target Operating Model which gives all team members a chance to shape the team's destiny.

Key Responsibilities
  • Able to run the team's daily regulatory checks and processes and approach this with a mindset to automate where possible.
  • Run investment risk reporting for various stakeholders and engage to ensure outputs are meeting requirements.
  • Learn about the risk models used by the team for production of key risk metrics and use this knowledge to be explain changes to differing audiences with differing levels of technical expertise.
  • Key involvement in the Investment Management review meetings process, balancing providing insightful information to assist portfolio management with providing sufficient challenge.
  • Involvement in the Investment Risk Target Operating Model process which will enable the team to ensure it is adequately positioned as a value-added investment Risk function able to protect clients and support business as Jupiter evolves.
  • Supporting new business initiatives, ensuring that Investment Risk provides both challenge and value-add as part of this process.
  • Engage with various teams by providing ad hoc analysis such as pre-launch modelling on new fund proposals and client specific reporting
Desired Skills / Experience
  • Highly analytical and numerate problem solver.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills (written and verbal).
  • Able to work effectively independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet tight deadlines, managing expectations where necessary.
  • IT skills - including Excel, VBA, Powerpoint, generally proficient with technology.
  • Resilient - able to cope in a fast moving and challenging environment.
  • Focus on self-development e.g. developing new skills keeping up to date with key industry developments.
Additional Role Details
  • This role is subject to the Conduct Rules set by the FCA.
Don't meet every requirement? At Jupiter we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you are interested in this role, but don't think your experience aligns perfectly with every listed requirement in the job description, we would encourage you to apply. You may be the right person for this role.

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