IPV & Market Risk Specialist

20 Feb 2019
20 Mar 2019
Contract Type
IPV & Market Risk Specialist opportunity to be based in London, Telford or Hitchin.

I am looking to speak with IPV & Market Risk Specialist) who would like to make that next career move by joining a market leading Financial Services organisation.

The IPV & Market Risk Specialist will be reporting into the Risk Management Head of Investment Oversight and play a leading role in the identification, measurement, monitoring, management, controlling and reporting of market risk as well as providing independent price verification for the investment portfolio.

What does the Successful IPV & Market Risk Specialist look like?

* Excellent communication and influencing skills (both written and verbal)

* Ability to challenge status quo in effective and constructive manner

* Demonstrable ability to work constructively in a diverse and multicultural team environment

* Strong understanding of investment risk assessment, management and mitigation techniques

* Strong knowledge of Solvency II regulatory framework

* Strong academics - likely to involve a good quality degree and professional qualification / partial qualification in a risk, finance, actuarial or equivalent financial discipline

* Knowledge of Asset and Liabilities management risk

* Financial modelling background and proficient use of Excel and macros

* Knowledge of UK long-term life insurance business, including annuities, unit-linked and with-profits

* Detailed knowledge of UK regulatory issues and requirements in both conduct of business and prudential arenas

* Knowledge of illiquid asset classes e.g. infrastructure debt, commercial mortgage debt, social housing loans

* Minimum 5 years' experience of managing market risk in a banking, pensions or insurance role

* Experience in looking at private debt transactions, with their complex capital structures, knowledge of and rationale behind key loan security terms, covenant setting and scenario testing

* Internal capital modelling experience

* Previous experience rating structured transactions such as infrastructure or commercial loans

* Practical experience of credit rating analysis

* Experience of presenting to management committee and Board committee meetings

* Strong academics - likely to involve a degree and professional qualification / partial qualification in a risk, finance, investment, actuarial or equivalent financial discipline

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing organisation and further develop your career. Please contact Nick Singh on (phone number removed) for a confidential discussion around the package on offer and for a detailed job description, or email with your recent CV