Marsh & McLennan Investment Risk Analyst in Dublin, Ireland

Role: Investment Risk analyst

Background to the Role

Mercer Global Investments Europe (MGIE) is the European arm of Mercer’s Delegated Solutions (DS) business which manages in excess of US$150bn of client assets globally. The European DS business was established in 2006 and currently manages assets in excess of $60bn. Investment is via Mercer’s Irish domiciled fund range, which consists of 60+ Irish domiciled sub funds across 4 umbrella structures.
MGIE has experienced significant growth over the last 24 months and with a strong pipeline of activity, this looks set to continue for the foreseeable future. This growth has involved a huge level of new client on-boarding and has seen the business further enhance its product and service offering and positioning in the market. With this there have been highly successful project initiatives over the last 12 months that have bolstered Mercers business, making it more scalable and dynamic. Accompanying this growth, there have been a number of newly created roles and internal promotions which illustrate the career progression potential within the Business. As a direct result of this growth, there is now an opportunity for to join the Mercer’s dynamic Delegated Solutions’ team.

The Opportunity

The Investment Risk team is heavily involved in all investment aspects of the Delegated Solutions fund range. They work closely with a number of teams within Delegated Solutions, including but not limited to the Portfolio Managers, Investment Solutions and Operations.
The team also liaise directly with a number of external investment managers on matters relating to the investment strategy within our fund structures.

Core Responsibilities:

Produce investment risk analysis for dissemination and discussion within the Investment team

Data management and 3rd party service provider management

Liaise with Portfolio managers on portfolio construction matters.

Liaise with large client on risk related queries.

Manage data analytics delivered by the Investment Risk team.

Liaise with our risk system provider (MSCI BarraOne) to improve modelling of instruments held.

Suggest process improvements where necessary.