Senior Investment Risk Manager

  • Competitive
  • Zug, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Partners Group AG
  • 12 Sep 17

We are one of the largest global private markets investment managers, serving over 900 institutional investors worldwide. We have USD 66 billion in assets under management and more than 950 professionals across 19 offices worldwide. Partners Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity.

What it's about

  • Member of the Quantitative & Risk Management business unit
  • Lead and manage a team of six investment risk managers on a day-to-day basis
  • Take responsibility for the risk management of private markets and liquid private markets investment strategies
  • Communicateto internal committees, management and board of directors
  • Participate in client meetings and represent the risk management team
  • Interact with internal and external auditors
  • Modeling and analysis of data referring to private markets assets

What we expect

  • At least 5 years of experience in either investment risk management or audit in the financial industry
  • Master’s degree or PhD in mathematics, physics, engineering, economics or finance
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English)
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Prior leadership experience in a professional environment is considered an advantage
  • Experience in critically reviewing, improving and documenting processes
  • Ability to generate original ideas and develop new models or processes based on them
  • Driven and self-motivated person
  • Well-organized and reliable person with an accurate working style
  • Good project management and relationship management skills
  • Knowledge of Python (Pandas) and SQL is considered an advantage
  • CFA designation is considered an advantage

What we offer

  • Fast-paced entrepreneurial and international working environment with the possibility and expectation to create significant impact from day one
  • Challenging career path
  • Acquire a broad insight of the firm across departments, take the lead in integrated business building projects and contribute to the improvement of the firm processes
  • Growing segment in the financial industry with attractive long-term perspectives
  • Competitive salary with performance-oriented compensation models
  • Long-term career opportunities