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Senior Investment Risk Manager, Perpetual Investments

  • LocationSydney, NSW 2000
  • Work TypeFull Time - Permanent
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 13 days
    Published on 3 Jan 2021
  • Senior Manager
  • Investment Analyst


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  • Job no: R2879
  • To enable our People and Perpetual to do great things and grow together

At Perpetual we know our people are responsible for our continued success. An investment in the growth of our people is an investment in the future of our business, so you’ll be challenged and supported in this exciting role within the Perpetual Investment Division team based in Sydney. As a key member and leader within the Investment Analytics & Risk team, this role is accountable for leading change and developing best practice approach to Investment Risk within Perpetual.

 What will you be doing?

 Sounds interesting? Here are some specifics about the opportunity:

  •  Lead change within Investment Risk function by transforming strategic Investment Risk objectives into tangible outcomes.
  • Work stakeholders and service providers to deliver on key projects supporting Investment Risk uplift.
  • Driving positive change towards an Investment Risk aware culture.
  • Developing and ongoing enhancements to all facets of Investment Risk monitoring and reporting, and development of Investment Risk insights.
  • Implementing and maintaining a healthy “challenge and support” model of Investment Risk Management.
  • Working with Investment Management teams to deliver strong investment risk culture.  
  • Providing lead on security modelling and analytical risk management.

What you will need to succeed:

To be considered for this opportunity, your qualifications, skills and experience could include:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Commerce, Mathematics or related field
  • Post Graduate qualifications (Dip / Master / CFA / FRM etc.) preferred
  • At least 8 years’ financial services experiences, with at least 2 years leading or as a senior member of an Investment Risk function that directly interacts with Investment Team
  • Experience across multiple asset classes required. Candidates with experience in Equity, Fixed Income and Multi Asset highly desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and influence key stakeholders, including Investment Teams, Operational teams, and Senior Management
  • Change management experience, including initiatives, and working with project teams to deliver key outcomes for Investment Risk teams highly desirable
  • Experience coaching / mentoring junior team members
  • Appetite to help build and develop in a rapidly growing business.

Why should you join Perpetual?

Perpetual is one of Australia’s leading financial institutions because for over 130 years we have been putting our clients first and offering an environment where diversity of thought is encouraged. Through wars, recessions and financial crises, we have continually evolved to meet the challenges of constant social, technological and economic change.  This makes Perpetual a great place to work – a place where you can grow, thrive and make a difference in people's lives.  Our culture is underpinned by our three core values: Excellence – delivering exceptional outcomes; Integrity – doing what’s right; and Partnership – succeeding together. We will continue to earn the trust of our clients in everything we do by staying true to our core values and financial principles.

Our vision is for a better, more equal Australia, where every child can go to school, grow up, have a job and make a contribution. Where every community is safe to live, work and play. As a corporate leader, we are committed to diversity and inclusion and recognise our social and economic responsibility to create opportunities for greater participation in the economy by all Australians.

For the third year running, Perpetual has been recognised by The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) for being an employer who is committed to promoting gender equality in Australian workplaces. We are proud to be acknowledged for a culture where diverse backgrounds and perspectives are respected and everyone has a voice.

What’s in it for you?

When it comes to our employee benefits, we have everything you'd expect, and more.

  • What would you do with an additional week’s leave each year?
  • An employee share plan and discounted financial advice?
  • How about the flexibility to balance work and family life?
  • Not to mention parental leave and a return to work bonus.
  • There’s only one way to find out – join the team at Perpetual!

How do you apply? We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit. If you are interested in this position, please click on APPLY FOR THIS JOB to submit an up-to-date copy of your resume. A member of the Perpetual Talent Acquisition team will be in contact once your application has been reviewed.


  • Closes in 13 days - 31 Jan 2021
  • Published on 03 Jan 2021, 10:53 PM