Senior Risk Officer, Investment Management

Employer
Quantum Global
Location
Zug, Switzerland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2017
Closes
Nov 20, 2017
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

To be based at our headquarters in the heart of Zug, we are currently looking for a:
Senior Risk Officer, Investment Management


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as an expert for all investment risk related topics;
  • Perform risk analyses internally and for clients with monthly risk reporting, and answer ad-hoc requests;
  • Identify and monitor market risks and portfolio activities to ensure sound management of assets in line with clients' risk profile;
  • Pro-actively work with the Investment Team to strengthen the risk management and investment process. This includes performance attributions that identify risks/sources of return as well as scenario analysis;
  • Participate and produce relevant insight for monthly Investment Committee meetings;
  • Prepare and present quarterly succinct but extensive risk assessment to the Board of Directors, covering market, counterparty, liquidity, IT, operational and other risks;
  • Work closely with Operations & Investment Controlling and software provider to improve processes (from data to visual output) that are relevant to the business and to the risk management function;
  • Work closely the Risk Management Officer of Quantum Global's Mauritius-based Private Equity operations and capitalize on synergies;
  • Work strictly with other corporate functions (i.e. Compliance, Legal) in order to strengthen the framework of protections against behaviours non-compliant with external regulations, internal business rules and investment philosophy.

Skills and Qualifications

  • University degree in financial/economic disciplines or similar education; CFA, FRM or equivalent qualification is a plus;
  • At least 5 years experience in a renowned financial institution in a risk management function;
  • Sound experience in the asset management industry with exposure to Equities, Bonds, Derivatives and Hedge Funds;
  • Deep understanding of Equities performance and risk drivers;
  • Knowledge of Swiss and international laws applicable to investment management activities is highly appreciated;
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills;
  • Ability to work self-driven, under pressure, in a confident and timely manner and to cope with high level stakeholders;
  • Result-driven, fast thinker with authority and an independent mind-set, eager of taking responsibilities;
  • International background, used to work in a multicultural environment and to cope with a flexible and fast moving working environment;
  • Strong working ethics, dedication and personal integrity;
  • Profound knowledge of IT applications for the Asset Management industry and experience with risk tools such as Bloomberg PORT, Barra┬«One or RiskMetrics;
  • Sound experience with quantitative research platforms and know-how of quantitative financial models;
  • Fluent English, German and/or Portuguese a plus.

Are you interested? We are looking forward to hearing from you. Please send your application electronically (CV in English) to Mr. Bertrand Lanxade via our website
https://quantumglobalgroup.com/jobs/ or per email at careers16041@quantumglobalgroup.com.
All applications will be treated as confidential.