Head, Portfolio Risk Management


Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

The purpose of this role is to work with local and regional stakeholders such as but not limited to portfolio managers, compliance and investment analysts to deliver high-quality analysis on portfolio construction inputs, risks, and outcomes across the local Equity asset class.

  • Minimum Qualification: MBA / MSc
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description

Key Outcomes / Responsibilities

  • Liaise with colleagues in Investment Governance, Asset Class Managers and Client Directors to define exposure and risk controls for fund mandates and house limits.

  • Perform portfolio stress and scenario tests and set trigger points for risk reduction.

  • Independently monitor the risks of investment strategies to ensure consistency with fund objectives and regulations

  • Timely, accurate and relevant monitoring and analysis of the portfolio analytics: risk (market, liquidity, and counterparty), return and risk-adjusted return; against limits. This is done to ensure that our portfolios are being managed with an appropriate level of risk, in line with client, regulatory and in-house expectations.

  • Help set up the governance structure through the tripartite process

  • Provide insight into the operation of key investment processes, including the effectiveness of asset allocation, portfolio construction and portfolio outcomes for the local Equity asset class.

Role Specific Skills and Knowledge

  • Good knowledge of Equities

  • Work experience within a risk or quantitative role

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Financial market interest.

  • Knowledge of financial instruments and analytics and solid technical skills.

  • Good knowledge of risk factors, models and systems as well as performance and attribution metrics

  • Understanding of portfolio and financial theory


  • MBA, and professional qualifications that match the optimum standards to be successful in this role.

  • 7-10years+ risk management expertise in a reputable company

  • Leadership capabilities, such as required in a challenging and vigorous role as this

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NGN Confidential
Job Function: Consulting & Strategy
Anonymous Employer
| Full Time |
NGN 150,000 - 250,000
Job Function: Consulting & Strategy
Anonymous Employer
| Full Time |
NGN 250,000 - 400,000
Job Function: Consulting & Strategy