Product Risk Manager (F / M)
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General Responsibilities of Function
Provide risk management oversight of funds for Fund Companies
Expert role within risk management structure with regard to risk framework, fund regulation and related matters for Luxembourg domiciled funds
Main tasks & activities
Assess funds with their investment instruments and strategies from a risk management perspective with reference to relevant risks as well as compliance and regulatory requirements
Implement adequate risk mitigation measures
Eligibility checks for financial instruments
Follow developments and be up to date with regard to new requirements
Liase with involved parties (e.g. client, fund sponsor, portfolio manager, compliance and within team rule specialist, tech / data specialist, Monitoring & Breach Manager as well as heads (Risk Profiles / IIGs implementation, Monitoring & Breach Management, Fund Specific Risk Management)
University degree in Finance or equivalent post graduate studies
And / or experience in fund industry with focus on risk management
Detailed understanding of risk management best practice approaches
Strong implementation skills, ability to provide for ad hoc solutions
Good understanding of fund product, risk management, investment management strategies and their use in client portfolios
Advanced derivative knowledge, valuation, applications, integration as well as arbitrage concepts
Expert knowledge of financial instruments and their relevant regulatory requirements and compliance approaches with focus on Lux Funds
Experienced user of MS Software, good knowledge of market information systems (e.g. Bloomberg)
Highly motivated and results-oriented personality with the ability to work in stress situation
Ability to communicate clearly and accurately with both - clients and colleagues
You are a dedicated problem solver with a positive, empathetic personality and can-do attitude who shows flexibility and is open to changes with focus on improvement
Fluent in German and English will be an asset
Reports to the Head of Product Risk Management&Monitoring
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