Risk Tools and Data Analyst

BC Investment Management Corporation

June 30, 2015

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Company Overview: 

The British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC), one of Canada’s largest institutional investors, provides professional funds management services for public bodies and publicly administered trust funds.  We offer our clients five asset classes: Public Equities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, Private Markets, Mortgages and Real Estate.  Our investments are diversified globally.

The assets under management (more than $100 billion) are predominantly pension plan funds from the BC Public Sector and our investment time horizon is long-term.  bcIMC aims to be the fund manager of choice for this sector.  Key to these efforts are our employees.  We look for ethical people who have true passion for the investment industry, and who are committed to providing exceptional client service and delivering superior investment performance.  

Job Summary: 


Our organization is developing a comprehensive investment risk management team to support

Investment decisions. If you have in-depth experience in financial risk management, we want you on the team. As we expand, we will have positions at both senior and junior levels, with requirement for specialized investment risk management knowledge.

As part of the Investment Risk, Strategy & Research (IRSR) department, the newly formed Investment Risk Management team is responsible for implementing forward looking risk methodologies that help bcIMC meet its long term investment objectives.

Reporting to the Manager, Risk Measurement, this role acts as the primary relationship manager between the Investment Risk Management, Enterprise Data Management and IT teams and is responsible for assessing risk tools, data needs and defining our risk tools and data strategy. The Analyst is essential to the success of the Investment Management team as accurate data and reliable tools are crucial to quality risk decisions.

To be successful in this role, you will have a relevant degree such as Computer Science, Statistics and Mathematics, complemented by 3-5 years experience in risk management or the investment industry. Experience in the data management area is preferred; FRM or CFA designations would be an asset. You possess an understanding of analytical tools and their data needs as well as basic risk management methodologies.

For your information, our recruitment process will require the successful candidate to agree to a criminal record search, to complete a declaration of no previous or current criminal status, and to agree to our corporate Code of Conduct policy.

How To Apply: 

Please visit the Careers Page of our website at www.bcimc.com on how to apply and full details of the job description, citing File# 312 by July 27, 2015.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue to the next phase of the recruitment process will be contacted.