Portfolio Risk Officer Third Party

Generali is a major player in the global insurance industry – a strategic and highly important sector for the growth, development and welfare of modern societies. Over almost 200 years, we have built a multinational Group that is present in more than 60 countries, with

Generali is a major player in the global insurance industry – a strategic and highly important sector for the growth, development and welfare of modern societies.
Over almost 200 years, we have built a multinational Group that is present in more than 60 countries, with 470 companies and nearly 80,000 employees. Our Group aims to become the standard bearer and industry leader in the European retail insurance market, building on our existing base of 50 million retail clients, out of an overall total of 72 million.
 
Generali Investments Europe S.p.A. SGR is the Asset Management Company of Generali Group. Its assets raise more than 431 billion and are composed by both Generali Group’s financial resources and third parties ones. Generali Investments Europe S.p.A. SGR  is one of the most important asset management in Europe.
Within Generali Investments Europe S.p.A. SGR the Risk Management ensures continuous monitoring of the most significant risks and is devoted to guarantee effective risk control.
 
The resource will perform complex analysis to identify opportunities to effectively measure risk, in particular the successful candidate will perform del following activities:
  • Performance analysis  – portfolio attribution and contribution, style analysis, benchmark;
  • Risk analysis – calculation and interpretation; limit setting and monitoring alerts;
  • Knowledge of Market Risk, Credit Risk, Liquidity Risk and Concentration Risk;
  • Knowledge of main European Regulations (UCITS, AIFMD, EMIR, PRIIPs....) and related portfolios’ type.
  • Liaise with and support stakeholder – explaining calculations, fulfill ad hoc requests and delivering analytical presentations for internal (Board of Directors, Management Committee etc…) and external clients;
  • Process optimization – developing best practices, increasing efficiency, enhancing capabilities, and mitigating risks;

The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

Must have

  • University education in Economics, Finance area or related field required;
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written), other languages are considered an advantage;
  • It is expected the job holder to have at least between 3 and 5 years existing knowledge and experience in the risk management area of Asset Management Company or Financial Advisory for Institutional Investors;
  • Possess strong knowledge of financial products, business processes, and industry best practices and regulatory requirements for model risk management;
  • Possess knowledge of statistical techniques and their application will be an advantage;
  • Knowledge and capacity of use of tools and software such as: Bloomberg and Microsoft Office. Ideally VBA und SQL and experience with quantitative risk tools like RiskMetrics\Factset or SimCorp would be appreciated skills;
  • Knowledge of Solvency II would be an additional appreciated skill.

Soft skills

  • Well-developed organizational skills, flexibility, ability to deal with different departments within the organizational framework;
  • Availability for business trips.


Milan, Lombardia, Italy Milan Lombardia IT