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Financial Risk Manager

Posted 24 Sep 2022
Work experience
5 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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Who we are:

Financial Risk Management is a corporate department within the CFRO domain that supports the Executive Committee (ExCo) of Robeco by identifying, monitoring and reporting on market, counterparty, liquidity, sustainability and strategic risk. As Financial Risk Manager you will be part of an international team that consists of passionate and driven risk professionals. Financial Risk Management is responsible for the risk management of both the client portfolios and the enterprise itself.

Who we are looking for:

In this dynamic role you will be responsible for the daily financial risk management of client portfolio’s. You will analyze financial risks and challenge portfolio management. You will ensure that our risk policy framework reflects an appropriate risk appetite, and is in line with regulatory requirements such as UCITS and SFDR. As part of this role you will also manage the risk related regulatory requests and surveys. In this role you will collaborate with internal stakeholders such as portfolio management, product management, legal, compliance and investment restrictions.

We are looking for a dedicated and professional Financial Risk Manager who is able to actively promote risk awareness throughout the organization and is ready for the next step in his or her risk career. To succeed in this role, you have knowledge of regulation (UCITS/AIFMD) and excellent analytical skills combined with a pragmatic approach. You are a team player and have strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders.

The position involves a variety of activities, including;

  • Creating awareness and transparency regarding the relevant risks in portfolios through communication with relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensuring that our financial risk policy framework covers all key risks and all relevant (regulatory) aspects in a consistent, transparent and proactive manner.
  • Participating in various projects to enhance and continuously improve our risk framework and policies.
  • Overseeing that risk related supervisory requests and surveys are adhered to in a timely manner.

We offer:

  • A challenging and varied position in a professional environment and rapidly changing industry;
  • An organization that welcomes personal input and initiative with short reporting lines to senior management;
  • Plenty of room for self-development;
  • Excellent terms of employment

The ideal candidate:

  • Has an academic degree, (preferably in) Econometrics, Economics or Finance;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in (Financial) Risk Management, preferably within Asset Management industry;
  • CFA Charter holder and/or Certified FRM is a plus;
  • Experience with Luxembourg UCITS is a plus;
  • Has strong analytical skills, accurate and pragmatic;
  • Works independently while remaining a strong team player;
  • Possesses excellent communication skills - both written and oral, as well as effective presentation skills;
  • Is hands-on, down-to-earth, proactive, problem-solver and result-oriented;
  • Is capable to translate ideas into concrete proposals and changes.

Robeco is a pure-play international asset manager founded in 1929 with headquarters in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and 17 offices worldwide. A global leader in sustainable investing since 1995. At Robeco, we have a unique integration of sustainable as well as fundamental and quantitative research that drives investment strategies for a broad range of asset classes. Robeco has more than €200 billion assets under management as of October 2021.

Investment banking
Active in 20 countries
800 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 40 years

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