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Quantitative Risk Manager (Power & Gas) - Hedge Fund

Paritas Recruitment - Data & Tech London, United Kingdom
Posted 1 day ago In-Office Permanent £175k - £250k
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Ewan Goldsack
Quantitative & Systematic Trading Recruiter
We are seeking a talented Risk Manager (Power & Gas Trading) to join a top 10 hedge fund a part of their Risk Management & Quantitative Research team. Managing a team of Quantitative Analysts and covering all Power & Gas Trading Portfolio Managers, as well as overall risk across the Global Macro businesses.


  • Identifying, capturing, and communicating material risks of the business, including credit, tail risk, liquidity, and convexity.
  • Ensuring that risk-taking at the individual portfolio level and at the firm level is efficient and deliberate, by setting appropriate risk guidelines and limits.
  • Developing and advancing stress testing and VaR frameworks.
  • Developing and maintaining a framework for capital allocation to maximize risk-adjusted returns and profitability at the various business levels and at the firm level.
  • Actively managing the firm’s risk exposures through regular meetings, analysis and insights.
  • Leading research efforts to develop innovative risk management approaches, tools and analytics by leveraging the collective knowledge of the platform.
  • The goal is to enhance the quality of performance and improve the firm’s risk-adjusted return.
  • Enhancing management’s understanding of investment performance by developing intuitive and efficient frameworks for performance attribution and educating all internal constituencies on those frameworks.
  • Provide additional support with other risk managers in managing the market risk across the Macro business. Manage and mentor Quantitative Analysts on the team. 


About you:

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Risk Manager covering US & EU Power & Gas Products
  • Strong understanding of Pricing models, risk sensitivities, best practice for risk aggregation.
  • Prior experience working with Portfolio Managers / Traders
  • Advanced programming experience with Python
  • Advanced degree in Quantitative discipline (Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Financial Engineering, Quantitative Risk Management)
London, United Kingdom
15 Employees HR & Recruitment

About us:

We established ourselves in 2011, right after the financial crises, owing to the competition in the market, we tried hard to differentiate ourselves. We decided utilise our combined experience to build a people focused agency with the aim of providing quality service to both clients and candidates, hence, #succeedingtogether.

The name Paritas was chosen as it comes from the Latin word, Pariter, which translates to together. We strongly believe success comes when both parties work together openly and transparently. We have established a reputation for working closely with both clients and candidates, using our significant market knowledge to fully understand the need, before providing a tailored solution. Whether you’re a candidate looking for a new challenge and a move up the ladder, or if you’re a client seeking the right candidate for a vacancy, we can deliver.

Moreover, the senior team with over decades of experience personally train each and every new member of the Paritas family. We believe in passing on what we have learnt and add value to all our stakeholders. We thoroughly enjoy what we do and take great satisfaction in helping people. Our coverage ranges from the newly qualified to regional director level across Europe.

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