• Confidentiel
  • Luxembourg
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DO Recruitment Advisors
  • 20 Sep 16

risk, risk management, risk manager


Working as part of the risk team in order to provide proactive and high quality risk support and oversight to the Continental Europe business which includes the provision of risk solutions, training and education, challenge, assurance and reporting of risk.

  • Be an effective risk partner to the designated business and coordinate all risk activities, including prudential risk. Provide risk insight and help the business to fully understand their risk profile
  • Drive the business to develop and maintain a proactive and open risk culture
  • Proactively challenge existing practices and recommend risk solutions
  • Identify, assess, manage and report emerging risks. Lead risk assessment and scenario planning exercises and ensure that these are carried out on a regular basis, are insightful, forward-looking and actionable
  • Embed Group-wide risk management frameworks and systems within the business.
  • Drive continuous improvement and excellence
  • Provide leadership when major incident and events occur and ensure that appropriate escalation takes place and mitigation activities are actioned
  • Provide risk management training and education to increase risk awareness in the business
  • Carry out risk-based reviews and provide assurance to the business that current processes are operating as intended and in line with risk appetite. Where control weaknesses are identified recommend mitigation actions
  • Continuously improve risk monitoring and reporting to key stakeholders and committees
  • Support the business in prioritisation decisions
  • For Prudential Risk, coordinate ICAAP risk inputs, produce ICAAP documentation and oversee computation of capital and stress testing. Consider use of capital/stress test outputs and embed within management structures and business activities.
  • Act as a solid and experienced contact person on risk management to the Luxembourg regulation authority "CSSF"


  • A university degree in either Business/Accounting/Economics or Risk Management.
  • At least 5 years' experience in a risk profession understanding the investment management market in Luxembourg.
  • Wide and proven experience operating within a senior risk management role in the financial services industry, preferably in one of the Luxembourg-domiciled businesses
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to view risk holistically, understand the linkage between risk types and manage accordingly
  • Regulatory preparedness through sound knowledge of the financial services and asset management industries with a particular emphasis in relation on European and Luxembourg risk regulations.
  • Excellent at providing innovative ideas and comfortable working under pressure
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Very strong business English and fluently in French
  • Dedicated to maintaining high quality standards of excellence, integrity and client satisfaction


    Our client is an investment management company.