Quant Risk Consultant at GCM Grosvenor | Powderkeg


GCM Grosvenor’s Risk Management group seeks a Risk Consultant to help drive efficiency, discipline and consistency in portfolio, risk management and performance evaluation across investment activity globally by:

  • Defining and embedding unifying quantitative languages for alpha and risk throughout GCM investment processes.
  • Inserting independent authoritative expertise on alpha and risk quantification and risk factor interactions into GCM investment underwriting, sizing and portfolio monitoring.
  • Partnering with GCM Investment Committees to manage risk-reward, identify skill, and allocate resources for greatest impact on client results.


  • Collaborate with the team to maximize investment edge arising from the processing, storage and synthesis of large amounts of structured and unstructured data collected throughout GCM investment processes;
  • Facilitate process improvements for investment teams leveraging data warehouse and automation
  • Upgrade reporting capabilities using newer technologies and data sets;
  • Enhance internal investment positioning and performance measurement, including investment process-related automation and reporting initiatives;
  • Assist with investor transparency needs and adhoc requests.
  • Collaborate closely on best practices across our technology ecosystem.


  • A Bachelors and/or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent technical skills.
  • 1-7 years’ experience in risk and/or financial technology role(s) requiring commercial problem solving and the application of technology in finance.
  • Solid programming skills, preferably in Python.
  • Interest in alternatives investment industry.
  • Initiative and ability to operate at a high level in a less structured, entrepreneurial team environment.
  • Strong work ethic, sense of urgency, attention to detail, and commitment to quality;
  • The ability to articulate thoughts clearly and concisely in written correspondence, presentations, and meetings.
  • High degree of integrity and maturity.
  • A commitment to the highest ethical standards and to act with professionalism and integrity.
  • Appreciation for a start-up team mentality, where both routine and complex asks are tackled with equal gusto and a positive collaborative spirit.


In terms of cultural fit, a successful candidate will be self-motivated and energized by working amongst a group of thoughtful, smart, and productive colleagues. They will enjoy being part of an organization focused on excellence, operate with a high level of professional maturity and will be a naturally collaborative person who enjoys interacting with individuals at all levels. Additionally, they will be a strong team player with a proactive approach and ability to exercise discretion and judgement.



GCM Grosvenor (Nasdaq: GCMG) is a leading global alternative asset management solutions provider for more than 50 years. We have $73 billion in assets under management that we invest across investment verticals including private equity, infrastructure, real estate, credit, ESG & Impact, and absolute return investment strategies.

Our team of over 530 professionals is dedicated to delivering an exceptional value proposition for our global clients. The diversity of our employees is a driving factor of success, and is critical to our ability to create and deliver value to our clients. GCM has been committed to the advancement of small, emerging, and diverse managers for 20+ years. We are proud to offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package focused on health and wellness, continuing education, and work-life balance.

The firm is headquartered in Chicago, with offices in New York, Toronto, London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Seoul. Learn more at www.gcmgrosvenor.com


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Quant Risk Consultant
  • Company
    GCM Grosvenor
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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