Head of Corporate Credit Risk (m/f)

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Swisslinx
  • 24 Sep 16

Head of Corporate Credit Risk (m/f)

Our client is an international and reputable Reinsurance group.

On behalf of our client, Swisslinx is looking for an experienced Head of Credit Risk to join and lead their team in Zurich.

Your mission

- Responsible for the annual review process of corporate counterparties along with credit portfolio research,
- Collaborate with other risk management teams and maintain excellent relationships with main stakeholders in Switzerland as well as abroad,
- Conduct credit risk research about diverse corporate sectors,
- Participate in the development of Credit Risk standards and monitor its implementation,
- Monitor regulatory developments,
- Manage a team of Credit Risk Analysts.

Your background

- 10+ years of professional experience in the financial industry,
- University Degree in Finance and/or Risk Management and a professional certification a plus (i.e. CFA, CAIA and FRM),
- Excellent knowledge of all types of credit risks and of typical credit exposure for insurance companies is a must,
- People management experience,
- Fluency in English,
- Ability to travel.

What's on offer

Our client is a truly international group offering stability and outstanding working environment and conditions. This is a group level role with real exposure to Senior Management that will keep the right person intellectually stimulated and professional challenged.