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  • Location: South Bay, CA
  • $220000 base salary
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1162
  • Salary: $220,000 - $300,000

Title: Principal, Risk Management
Industry: Finance
Location: South Bay – Hybrid

Overview: Pacific Executive Search has been engaged on a search for a Principal, Risk Management in South Bay area. This role offers the opportunity to take on new responsibilities by leading the identification, measurement, and communication of market risks across a flagship investment vehicle. With a focus on enhancing risk procedures and processes, this position will work closely with key stakeholders to develop analytical tools and maintain a consistent risk framework, providing a unique opportunity to make a significant impact within the organization.


  • Lead the identification, measurement, and communication of market and non-market risks
  • Manage the development of analytical tools for ad-hoc risk analysis at portfolio and company levels, including factor exposures, beta, VaR, attribution, and scenario analysis
  • Enhance the framework for monitoring market, exposure, and company-specific risks across the portfolio
  • Evaluate complex, large transactions with detailed credit-like collateral
  • Establish productive relationships with key stakeholders in various departments
  • Participate in committee and department meetings
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects and requests as necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree in sciences, math, engineering, or economics required
  • MBA, Advanced degree in quantitative finance, and/or CFA preferred
  • 8-10 years of finance experience, with at least 3 years in a senior role
  • Thorough knowledge of alternatives and fixed income markets
  • Demonstrated success in developing and overseeing risk management processes
  • Strong understanding of credit investment processes, including portfolio management, research, trading, and risk
  • Experience analyzing risk in portfolios of illiquid investments across global credit cycles
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