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Director of Risk Management (Ref.BOL128) – CLOSED

Falkerin™ Recruitment specializes in Legal & Compliance, Accountancy & Finance as well as Banking and Operational Services recruitment. We are also often mandated to assist in recruiting for Business Support roles such as HR, Personal Assistant, Receptionist or Administrative Officer positions. We work with leading financial institutions in Luxembourg. Our clients’ portfolio include major Service Providers, leading Fiduciaries, Management Companies, Real Estate Investments and global Private Equity Houses.

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Work place: Luxembourg


  • Leadership in the development and evolution of the risk management framework and the risk control assessment process
  • Leadership of the annual assessment over the adequacy and effectiveness of the risk management strategy
  • Ownership of the Valuation Policy and related valuation procedures and pricing decisions
  • Periodic review of the implementation of risk policies, systems and procedures
  • Subject matter expert on risk providing technical risk input on fund investment strategies, new funds, legislative interpretation and business process change
  • Senior risk oversight responsibility including regular review and challenge of reports submitted to the Board of Directors, Management Committee and Local Controls Committee
  • Risk Management reporting to the company's Board of Directors and to the Board of Directors of funds on a periodical basis
  • Risk advisory support to the Board of Directors and relevant Fund Boards
  • Participation in client due diligence, on-boarding and other risk based presentations
  • Acting as main contact for the CSSF
  • Active participation in risk based groups within Luxembourg and European industry working groups with particular focus on ALFI and EFAMA
  • Contributing to the overall development and activities of the company
  • Leadership over the development and maintenance of suitable training and development programmes for the company staff Requirements and Experience


  • Excellent knowledge of the Luxembourg AIFM and UCITS legal & regulatory framework, in particular with regard to the risk management requirements
  • Experience in Fixed Income, Equity, Multi-Asset and Real Estate businesses
  • Extensive risk management experience
  • Strong ability to work in a team, to help and support colleagues
  • Self-motivation and detail orientation
  • Creative and pragmatic approach and capacity of meeting client needs
  • Good communication and analytic skills as well as ability to sponsor and manage change programmes
  • Excellent PC skills and knowledge of risk systems for UCITS and/or AIF
  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of German and/or French would be considered as an advantage