Manager - Risk and Quantitative Analysis (Job ID : MRQA2017051)

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    Job Summary :
  • Manager- Risk and Quantitative Analysis reporting directly to the Head – Risk & Quantitative Analysis.

  • Job Description:
  • Applying quantitative and statistical techniques to real financial data and live portfolios to aid portfolio managers’ real time decision making.
  • Assisting investment teams to create portfolios that are consistent with specified risk and performance objectives.
  • Prepare materials for and participate in meetings between RQA and portfolio managers to discuss risk and performance of portfolios.
  • Work with other RQA team members to conduct quantitative research on global and local investment markets and impact on portfolios.
  • Develop proprietary techniques for risk and performance measurement and collaborate with portfolio managers to implement them.
  • Help portfolio managers by assisting with quantitative techniques for portfolio construction and alpha generation.
  • Assist in creating investment risk analyses and reports for portfolio managers and senior management of RQA.

  • Competencies & Personality Traits:
  • Strong understanding of multi factor risk modeling techniques.
  • Knowledge of programming languages or statistical tools, such as Excel VBA, S-Plus, R, SAS or Matlab, and/or familiarity with financial data tools (such as, Bloomberg).
  • Good understanding of capital markets, industry/market knowledge and competitive landscape.
  • Self-motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision on multiple projects while adhering to timelines and producing quality work.

  • Qualifications and Preferred Experience:
  • Degree in analytical, financial and/or technical major (finance, applied maths, statistics, engineering, computer science)
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and computational skills.
  • Solid communication and presentation skills (verbal and written). The candidate must demonstrate the ability to explain analytical or quantitative concepts in practical and simple terms.
  • Finance background.
  • 3 + years with specific experience on risk modeling techniques.



Placement Program

IIQF provides placement assistance to all students who successfully complete its courses. We have an active placement program in place to provide job opportunities to our students in relevant areas. IIQF has been engaged by some of the top Wall Street Investment Banks for recruitment of personnel for their Quant teams. We receive enquiries from investment banks, investment analytics firms, hedge funds, broking houses, financial software companies and other financial institutions for placement of our students in their Quant teams.

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