Senior Risk Manager

Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Gehalt/Honorar: Negotiable
Veröffentlicht vor: etwa 1 Monat
Vertragsart: Permanent
Branche: Risikomanagement
Name des Kontakts: Nicky Walsh
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Senior Risk Manager

Oliver James Associates Switzerland are currently supporting a leading Asset Management group in Zurich in their search for an experienced Senior Risk Manager.

My client is an exceptional Asset Management business operating across the globe with key offices in all global hubs. They run their group risk function from Zurich and are seeking a Senior Risk Manager to directly support the Group Head of Risk in a broad range of risk activities.


  • Identify, assess, measure, mitigate, monitor and report on market, liquidity, credit and counterparty risks
  • Signal any exceedance of pre-agreed investment risk parameters and escalate issues along reporting lines
  • Periodically report the relevant risk metrics as well as qualitative assessments thereof for portfolio managers, boutique heads and senior management
  • Presentable and comfortable in front of internal and external clients discussing sensitive/difficult topic
  • Comfortable in a high-pressure environment a dynamic, changing environment
  • Participation in the expansion of new business areas in the framework of the
  • Fluency English and German with additional languages such as Italian and French preferred
  • You help to expand the team and take on a role model function towards younger team members

Required Key Skills:

  • Masters Degree in Risk Management or Quantitative Field (CFA, CFRA, CAIA preferred)
  • Minimum 8 years professional experience after investment risk management or portfolio management, in asset management
  • Broad understanding of Swiss & European Financial Services regulation
  • Deep understanding of multi-factor, liquidity and credit risk models
  • Strong interest and understanding of financial markets and macro-economic developments
  • Excellent quantitative skills and detailed knowledge of financial instruments including derivatives

To learn more about this opportunity please email your CV and contact details directly to Alternatively, if this sounds like an interesting opportunity for somebody within your network, please get in touch to refer them.

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