Company DO Recruitment Advisors   Read our profile
Description: Established in 2008 by Nathalie Delebois and Sinéad O’Donnell, DO Recruitment Advisors is a recruitment agency operating in the Luxembourg job market. We assist candidates in their search for employment and provide clients with high quality candidates through providing Specialist Recruitment Services such as Executive Search, Contingency Recruitment and In-house Recruitment Solutions.
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Address: delebois I o'donnell sàrl 75, Bd Grande-Duchesse Charlotte I L-1331, Luxembourg  
Tel: 352 24 69 40 - 1
Fax: +352 24 69 40 - 99
Risk Senior Manager / Manager (M/F)

Risk Senior Manager / Manager

The purpose of this role is to act as a risk management representative for the company and its affiliated entities, taking responsibility for many day-to-day risk management activities and forming part of the Group-wide Risk team.
The successful candidate will join a growing and evolving department and work alongside the Chief
Risk Officer (CRO) and Senior Risk Manager (SRM) in the on-going development and implementation
of the risk management framework.


Risk Governance

  • A key member of the Risk Management Forum, assisting with setting the agenda for risk management activity across the Group
  • Responsibility for the assessment of and performing due diligence on prospective and existing clients to ensure they are aligned with the Group's risk appetite ensuring that risks associated with new business are identified, documented and appropriate mitigation plans are developed and monitored
  • Assist the business with setting risk appetite and tolerance levels
  • Responsibility for and involvement in periodic risk reporting and, as required, attendance at relevant group committees and forums as a representative of the Risk Management team

Risk Planning and Awareness

  • Support the SRM and CRO in planning, designing, implementing and maintaining the overall risk management framework for the business
  • Provide education and training to employees of all levels to build risk awareness within the Group

Risk Identification and Assessment

  • Build and maintain strong relationships within the business and be seen as a 'go to' person and escalation point for risk related queries and risk management issues
  • Responsible for analysis of individual operational risk events to ensure that they are accurately captured, investigated (root cause analysis) and where appropriate, corrective action taken
  • Responsible for the performance of trend analysis of risk events across the Group on a quarterly basis
  • Consult with key stakeholders and partners on the internal control environment
  • Monitoring existing operational risks and key risk indicators
  • Take a lead role on risk management project work
  • Act as a representative of Risk Management for group projects, including where relevant sitting on project steering committees and working closely with the business improvement team
  • Be actively involved in annual risk planning and, to the extent required, manage the risk assessment process alongside the SRM and CRO
  • From time-to-time undertake risk assessment activities for clients; and as and when required, attend client pitches to present on the risk management framework

Project Risk

  • Act as the key representative of Risk Management for strategic projects, including where relevant sitting on project steering committees and working closely with the Business Improvement team
  • Support key strategic projects from inception through to completion, providing effective challenge and advice to the business
  • Implement, manage and regularly review the project level risk management framework
  • Work alongside the project manager in compiling the project risk register and monitoring those risks
  • Facilitate risk workshops with project teams to identify and evaluate specific project risks and control framework risks
  • Identify and assess emerging project and control risks
  • Analyse and interpret project specific data and information
  • Ad-hoc reporting as required on project and control risks
  • Have a clear understanding of the Group's strategy, products, services, control framework and risk profile and how this relates to the project


  • At least 5 years' relevant experience with performing risk activities in a risk or internal audit role within the financial services sector would be highly desirable
  • A university degree, ideally in finance, accounting or law and/or a relevant professional qualification (e.g. ACA or ACCA)
  • Good knowledge of fund services and private equity/real estate would be advantageous (candidates with alternative financial services background will be considered)
  • A detailed understanding of, and experience with, performing risk activities within a financial services company
  • Prior exposure to project risk management would be advantageous
  • Good knowledge of the Luxembourg fund regulatory requirements would be an advantage
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft products including SharePoint, Excel and Word
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and relationship driven approach
  • Ability to take ownership and demonstrate initiative, to negotiate, influence, build consensus and successfully navigate within a demanding environment
  • Resilient and motivated and ability to operate individually and as part of a team
  • Results orientated, self-motivated and capable of prioritising and organising workloads and the ability to work across multiple projects and risk management activities


Our client is a well-known company providing Fund and Corporate Services

Location   Luxembourg
Payment Not Specified
Category Financial Services
Terms Permanent, Full-time
Last updated 19/04/2017
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