The Risk Management team supports all aspects of investment management, with the ultimate goal of improving the University's investment risk-return outcome, and embedding risk in the culture and governance of the investment process. The Risk team is responsible for risk modeling, measurement, analysis, reporting, monitoring, management, evaluation, and manages the complex strategic protection portfolio. Day-to-day, the team engages in an interesting variety of projects, and improves risk models and develops solutions, to answer the Investment Office's most pressing questions in an intellectually-challenging environment. The Senior Risk Analyst reports to the Senior Risk Manager and supports the Chief Risk Officer in developing and executing the risk management processes, modeling analytics and risk reporting for more than $9 billion of the University's investment assets. The role involves detailed investment performance and risk analysis, continually improving complex risk and liquidity models in VBA, conducts investment research studies, meets and evaluates investment managers, creates board-level risk reports and presentations, and develops new solutions to a variety of business problems. Depending on experience, the Senior Risk Analyst may also co-manage the $150M+ strategic protection portfolio, and use market knowledge and in-depth quantitative research to inform the investment decision-making process. Undertakes special projects as requested by the CRO. Works closely with the Operations and asset class teams to improve investment data process and analytics.
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