Head of Risk and Compliance -Start-up UCITS Management Company

Dublin City Centre Permanent
  • Compliance experience
  • Risk Management

About Our Client

This is a very exciting newly created role in a start-up; an independent UCITS investment manager whose products are actively managed ETFs investing in a diversified portfolio of fixed income and equity securities, targeted at retail investors and institutional investors.The investors behind the firm have an exceptional track record for success and the firm is well funded.

Job Description

The Head of Risk and Compliance will report to the firm's CEO and will manage a team of 2 people, being responsible for the risk management and compliance activities of the company, including its operations.

Key activities of the Head of Risk and Compliance include:

(i) create the company's risk and compliance frameworks, work closely with the CEO and the Board of Directors to ensure these frameworks are effective and are continuously improved;

(ii) work closely with the Investments team to assess, quantify and monitor the market and credit risk of the firms products and to ensure expected risk-adjusted returns of the products are delivered;

(iii) establish and maintain an open and constructive relationship with the Central Bank of Ireland, the firm's regulator.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be excited to join a corporate start-up environment, have strong analytical skills, sound judgement, intellectual curiosity, ability to work under pressure, and will be focused to deliver tangible results. In addition, the candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and will help to build a cohesive and effective teamwork environment within the firm.

Candidates should have experience in risk management and compliance frameworks of regulated investment management firms.

The Head of Risk and Compliance will be based in Dublin. Prior experience with the Central Bank of Ireland's risk management and compliance frameworks would be a plus.

What's on Offer

Competitive package, exciting role in a company to grow with, an approved person role once the firm is authorised.

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