Job Overview :
In this leadership role as a risk manager, you will be a pivotal liaison between our company and our clients. Your primary duty will be to analyze portfolios with a focus on market, credit, and liquidity risks, ensuring our clients remain informed, compliant, and adeptly positioned in the intricate financial landscape. As a leader, you will guide and mentor a team, shaping the future direction of our risk department.
Key Responsibilities :
- Portfolio Analysis: Conduct comprehensive analysis of client portfolios to identify, measure, and evaluate market, credit, and liquidity risks.
- Risk Reporting: Prepare detailed risk reports and present findings to both our internal teams and external clients, highlighting exposures, potential impacts, and actionable recommendations.
- Client Collaboration: Build and nurture strong relationships with asset and investment managers, ensuring consistent communication and a thorough understanding of their risk appetite and objectives.
- Mitigation & Strategy: Collaborate with clients to design and execute risk mitigation strategies tailored to their distinct needs and portfolio characteristics.
- Regulatory Compliance: Ensure that all risk management practices are in alignment with industry regulations and standards, maintaining our clients' compliance posture.
- Modeling & Analytics: Utilize our software for risk analytics to simulate potential risk scenarios and stress-test portfolios, ensuring familiarity and effective application.
- Operational Risk Management: Leverage our fully automated platform for operational risk management, ensuring a keen understanding of risk assessment and internal controls.
- Continuous Learning: Remain updated on the latest trends, tools, and regulations in the asset management and risk management sectors, ensuring our services are consistently ahead of the curve.
- Stakeholder and internal Education: Foster a risk-aware culture by offering insights, workshops, or training sessions to clients, amplifying their understanding of risk.
- Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or a related field. Advanced degrees or certifications like FRM or CFA are an advantage.
- A minimum of 7-10 years of experience in risk management, especially in market, credit, and liquidity risks within the asset management sector.
- Comprehensive knowledge of financial markets, instruments including private equity and sophisticated portfolio management techniques.
- Some previous client service or business development experience would be nice to have.
- Proficiency with risk management software and other pertinent analytical tools.
- Stellar communication and interpersonal skills, adept at fostering relationships and articulating intricate risk concepts.
- Fluent in both German and English. Proficiency in additional languages is a definite advantage.
What We Offer:
- Competitive salary.
- The unique opportunity to build up, shape, and lead a risk department, creating a lasting impact on our company's growth and direction.
- Opportunities for professional growth and development within a thriving and dynamic industry.
- Hybrid work model.