Credit Risk Officer Credit Risk Officer …

UR Capital SARL
in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
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UR Capital SARL
in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Credit Risk Officer
Job Description
Our client is a well-regarded international financial institution. We are looking for a Credit Risk Officer for Group Risk Management team.

In this role your responsibilities will include:
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of Risk Management policies, guidelines and procedures across the Group
  • Contribute to the development of appropriate risk management systems; ensure appropriate data quality in risk systems and implement regular controls
  • Contribute to the implementation of appropriate risk measurement and reporting across risks and the group entities; ensure escalation procedures are in place
  • Provide support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organization
  • Counterparty and country risk
  • Conduct credit assessments and provide sound and independent rating/credit opinions on a wide array of financial institutions spread across the globe acting as counterparties
  • Perform regular reviews of the portfolio of counterparties and adjust credit limits as needed
  • Monitor macro-economic, market indicators and daily news to follow trends and risks within the market
  • Interact with Front-office on transaction approvals and support a credit hotline
  • Perform various risk reports
  • Improve the credit risk management system
  • Contribute to the development of quantitative risk calculation models and counterparty rating models
  • Operational, liquidity, market risk: additional input might be required from time to time
  • Liaise as needed with Local Risk Managers

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills:
  • University degree in Finance or Business administration, CFA an advantage
  • Deep understanding of credit and country risk issues
  • Advanced knowledge of credit analysis on financial institutions (banks, funds, hedge funds, insurances), experience on corporates an advantage
  • Min 5-8 years of experience as senior credit officer covering a portfolio of financial institutions with exposure to emerging markets
  • Knowledge of operational risk and investment funds a plus
  • Analytical mind
  • Fast and reliable execution, attention to details
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Team player, but also able to work independently.
  • Flexible, excellent communication skills with management as well as operational staff
  • Good IT skills. Advanced knowledge of Bloomberg an advantage
  • Fluency in English, French; other languages a plus