Quantitative Risk Consultant
Posted on: November 22, 2022
Quantitative Risk Consultants act as trusted advisors to our
clients across the region and have responsibility for managing the
associated client relationships. Consultants look to develop deep
linkages with our clients and help clients make best usage of our
products in the context of their investment or risk process and
their business goals.
The individual will be responsible for supporting a suite of our
Analytics Products. This will involve sharing best practices,
explaining risk models applied to multi asset class portfolios and
partnering with the sales team to provide expertise in client
engagements and pre-sales activities. Successful candidates will
have a thorough knowledge of market risk measurement and
management, pricing of asset types (including equity, fixed income,
commodities, and derivatives), highly quantitative skills and an
ability to guide institutional clients to better use our products
for assessing risks and making investment decisions. The successful
candidate must be adaptable, able to lead efforts to solve clients'
Scope of Responsibility
* Manage relationships within our regional client base (financial
institutions in France, Belgium, Switzerland and Luxembourg);
implement strategic plans to ensure client retention.
* Develop expertise in MSCI products and models as well as latest
market trends and regulatory landscape to provide clients with Best
* Identify opportunities to increase client usage of our products
and identify new users. Work closely with the sales team on
potential sales opportunities. Assist in campaigns on new product
* Proactively engage with clients to keep them informed of our
product roadmap with a view on how our development efforts will
help them achieve their business goals; proactively solicit client
feedback regarding future product development. Work with internal
functional teams to ensure that all clients requests / inquiries
are managed appropriately.
* Respond to detailed client enquiries about methodologies and
analytics; hold advanced client trainings / workshops; present in
* Very strong analytical skills in regard to simulation techniques
for risk management, factor modelling, portfolio management and
performance attribution; experience with Barra or RiskMetrics
models and software a plus.
* Deep understanding of global financial markets, including
modeling and pricing of different asset types in the fixed income,
equities, commodities, and credit markets and their derivatives
* Knowledge of the main European regulatory frameworks for asset
managers and banks
* Superior communication and time management skills.
* Fluent in French and English
Previous experience in risk management/quantitative finance,
working closely with investment decision making teams.
MSc required ideally from finance/engineering/mathematical
How we'll support you
* Coaching, support and encouragement from experts in your team
* Access to a wide range of learning opportunities to support your
growth and development
* Customizable learning journeys to help you navigate your
* Transparent performance-based compensation schemes
* Employee Resource Groups: MSCI Pride, Black Leadership Network,
Women's Leadership Forum, Women in Tech, Asian Support Network, All
Abilities, Hola! MSCI and Climate Action Group.
About MSCI and our teams
MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and
services for the global investment community. With over 50 years of
expertise in research, data and technology, we power better
investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze
key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective
portfolios. We create industry-leading research-enhanced solutions
that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency
across the investment process.
Our values define the working environment we strive to create. We
are inclusive, we champion bold ideas, we always pursue excellence,
and always act with integrity. Personal accountability and
responsibility are key to success, and we always work as a team to
remain client centric.
At MSCI diversity is at our core and inclusion defines our culture.
Our people are empowered to maximize their potential in an
environment where all individuals are respected and encouraged to
bring their authentic selves to work. We work, learn and grow
together and we are committed to hiring and promoting qualified
women, ethnic minorities and members of the LGBT+ community
candidates, who have historically been underrepresented in
To learn more about life at MSCI please visit
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diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure
equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment
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