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Senior Risk Technology Consultant

Posted 13 Jul 2024
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Senior Risk Consultant with experience inTechnology Consulting? We are a specialist consulting firm renowned for our expertise in quantitative risk modelling, combined with in-depth technical expertise to embed Financial Risk Management models in the data, calculation and reporting IT-landscape of our customers. Our aim is to provide exceptional consulting services that consistently surpass expectations. Are you excited about driving our ambitious risk technology growth strategy?

If this aligns with your ambitions, we invite you to join us as a Senior Risk Technology Consultant at Zanders

Your role

Your role will be impactful as you become an integral part of our Risk Technology team, directly reporting to the leadership team. You will be responsible for performing risk technology selection and implementation projects. You will work with the most innovative technology solutions in the market that are instrumental for the day-to-day Risk Management of our customers. With us, you will conceptualize and implement risk management solutions for our clients, acting as the interface between business and IT. You will take on a variety of challenging tasks, for which we will provide preparation and guidance.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic advice to clients on their risk technology challenges, developing practical solutions, and ensure high-quality work.
  • Involvement in diverse implementation projects in the area of financial risk management tooling (Interest Rate Risk, Liquidity Risk, IFRS9, Credit Risk, ESG etc.) with different software tools and vendor solutions. Implement new risk/regulatory requirements in the Risk Management tools of our customers by performing gap assessments, building roadmaps and translating the requirements into working solutions.
    Support Financial risk management process improvement and transformation programs. Organize workshops with the client’s organization to gather, draw analysis and propose solutions for all financial risks and/or regulatory topics.Foster a learning culture by facilitating internal and external knowledge sharing sessions, such as round-table discussions, guest lectures, and internal talent training.
  • Support the expansion of our Risk Technology team.

To excel in this role, you should possess the following key assets:

  • A passion for business process improvements, ideally within financial institutions.
  • Pragmatic and solution driven.
  • Motivated to work in diverse environments, in a project setting with different knowledge areas, ranging from risk and finance to data management and IT.
  • Good knowledge of key programming languages (R, Python, Java or Matlab).
  • A drive to optimize processes and related tooling.
  • The ability to explain complex topics in a simple way to different stakeholders.
  • Strong performance in risk technology implementation projects, for example with systems such as Wolters Kluwer OneSumX, SAS IRM/Stratum/Kamakura, QRM or Prometeia.
  • Ambitious and strategic mindset, coupled with excellent leadership skills.
  • A relevant Master’s degree.
  • Proficient communication skills, with fluency in English.

We offer in return

At our organization, we value work-life balance and promote a healthy work-from-home ethic and wellness policy. In addition, we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including a mobility budget and bonus scheme.
  • A hybrid position that offers flexibility to work in our office in Utrecht, as well as the option to work partially from home.
  • An unparalleled opportunity to establish yourself as a Risk Technology expert in the financial industry.
  • Business development and people management responsibilities.
  • Challenging assignments and responsibilities within a diverse project and client portfolio, fostering personal development.
  • Support for internal research and development initiatives and opportunities to host networking and marketing events.
  • An ambitious and service-driven work environment that provides flexibility and freedom and encourages innovation.
  • Collaboration with well-recognized financial institutions on a global scale.
  • An entrepreneurial culture that values and encourages new ideas and suggestions.
  • Supportive and collaborative colleagues who strive to provide world-class service to our clients.
  • Enjoyable social activities, including an annual Zanders trip, culture evenings, drinks, and more.

About the Financial Institutions department

Join our international team of over 100 highly qualified Financial Risk Management Consultants with a strong quantitative background (95%). In our team, freedom, responsibility, innovation, fun, teamwork, and flexibility are highly valued. Our current Dutch team consists of 70 consultants and is based in Utrecht. Leveraging the knowledge and experience of about 300 colleagues across our seven Zanders entities.

We are self-starters, experts, and boundary-pushers who are passionate about developing, selecting, and implementing risk technology. We constantly seek innovative solutions that add value for our clients. To expand our business in North-West Europe, we aim to welcome dynamic, intelligent individuals like yourself to our team.

About Zanders:

Zanders has grown strongly to become the leading global independent treasury and risk consulting firm with about 300 employees across ten offices in Europe, Middle-East, US and Asia. Our global team has the skills and experience to address the most complex financial challenges. With a specialized focus on treasury and risk, we have extensive experience in supporting multinational corporations, financial institutions, public sector entities and NGOs. We have ambitious plans for future growth and expansion.

With the recent investment from our strategic partner, MML Capital, we aim to strengthen our capabilities and teams in existing international markets while exploring new markets and segments. We invite candidates like you to join us on this exciting growth journey.

At Zanders, we believe in investing in our people, sharing knowledge, and creating an inspiring work environment. Our open and collaborative atmosphere fosters freedom, fun, and cooperation – all essential elements of our success. We strive to make each project more exciting and challenging than the last.

By applying for a role at Zanders, you give us approval to use and retain your personal details. Taking into account the nature of Zanders enterprise, you are expected to behave to a high moral standard. A Pre-Employment Screening (PES) by a third party is part of the application process.

We are a leading independent and international consultancy firm that advises multinationals, financial institutions and institutions in the public sector with four areas of expertise:
- Treasury Management,
- Quantitative Financial Risk Management,
- Corporate Finance,
- Treasury & Risk Technology (Solutions).
With more than 220+ colleagues, we work from our offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Japan, Sweden, Germany, South Africa and the United States.

Management Consulting
Utrecht
Active in 10 countries
250 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 30 years