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Be the Conducting Officer in charge of Risk Management Function for UCITS and AIFs
Be the main risk management point of contact with CSSF and be part of the Management Committee
Design, develop, implement, define and monitor risk management policy and process for each fund (UCITS & AIF), keeping up to date risk parameters and appropriate regulations / circulars with specific focus on AIFs (PE, RE, illiquid credit)
Manage and develop risk reporting for alternative investment strategies, namely Private Equity, Real Estate, illiquid credit
Ensuring that the risk management framework complies with the applicable legal and regulatory framework, monitoring developments in that framework and informing relevant people of these developments
Implement the risk management and investment compliance monitoring processes internally and with the service providers
Developing, implementing and communicating risk related policies and procedures including operational risk management
Identify process / control weaknesses and raise issues and associated actions, where required. This will involve notifying responsible stakeholders and providing sufficient leadership to ensure the issue is managed to completion
Review the RMPs to ensure it is adequate to the risk profile of each fund managed by the Management Company
Monitoring the risk profile of portfolio’s ensuring they remain within their risk parameters.
Risk reporting to the senior management and board of directors of the Management Company and to the board of directors of the funds, as applicable
KIID & SRRI calculation review
Perform and oversee CSSF semi-annual risk reporting and quarterly AIFMD reporting
Client management - first point of contact for assigned clients, replying on various queries, preparing ad-hoc analyses and risk reports / presentations
Leading the risk reporting / disclosure to regulatory authorities, as required, ensuring deadlines are met
Support and advice on regulatory change to the business.
Assist the valuation committee to establish, document and monitor valuation procedures and pricing decisions
Formalize and strengthen the company’s procedures to constantly improve operational effectiveness
Be responsible for managing the risk team and oversee their daily activities
Ensure, collegially and as a member of the Conducting Officers team, adherence to legal and regulatory requirements
Deploy on the ground the business development strategy, develop relationships with clients,
Leverage the group’s network (both internal and external) and optimize the use of internal monitoring systems to foster up-
selling and cross-selling
University degree in finance or economics or relevant business experience
Strong knowledge of the Fund Services business and processes
Minimum 10 years of hands-on experience in risk management and investment compliance
Excellent knowledge of regulatory environment, including UCITS and AIFMD regulations, CSSF circulars, market standards
Dedicated experience to alternative investment strategies, namely Private Equity, illiquid credit, Real Estate is key
Experience in managing and motivating a dedicated team
Experience in a Management Company and conducting officer will be considered a significant asset
Previous experience with MSCI RiskMetrics, risk database management systems would be a plus
Experience with VBA, Matlab other relevant IT systems will be an advantage
Good command of Excel, Word and excellent PowerPoint
Solution-driven and results-oriented, problem solving attitude, constructive mindset
Ability to manage multiple projects on various time scales, strong follow-up, prioritization and team driving skills
Ability to identify material issues and know when to escalate them.
Ability to work to very short deadlines and make quick and reasoned decisions.
Ability to prioritise effectively and manage ongoing work with ad hoc projects and deal with a variable workload.
Proven experience and appetite to deploy concepts and ideas in practice
Curiosity and eagerness to learn
Fluency in English
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