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Private Equity Risk Manager

Job Title: Private Equity Risk Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Salary: 75000 - 105000
REF: S160616A
Contact Name: Alfy Zidan
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Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Private Equity Risk Manager 

Our client a large financial insitute organization is seeking a private equity risk manager for their offices in Switzerland.

Member of risk management and portfolio construction team working on a wide variety of tasks linked to building efficient Private Equity portfolios;

Perform qualitative and quantitative risk and portfolio analysis and modeling;

Maintain the risk management process, prepare and run portfolio risk review meetings for all portfolios, identify and manage conflicts of interests;

Monitor existing portfolios and ensure investment compliance;

Maintain tools, systems and data bases;

Contribute to improving the risk management framework (data, models, tools, organisation and processes);

Carry out ad hoc quantitative and qualitative research activities, projects and client service work related to private equity.




Completed bachelor or higher degree with excellent credentials in a quantitative discipline, economics or business administration;

1– 3 years of relevant work experience is an advantage;

Capable of performing quantitative research and modelling but equally keen to execute a significant amount of important qualitative work with highest precision;

Strong analytical, financial & economic research as well as risk modelling skills combined with great interest in data related work;

Excellent command of MS office, in particular Excel; IT, data and programming experience a plus;

Strong verbal and written language skills in English (must) and German (preferred);

Ability to work on different tasks while meeting tight deadlines and maintaining a high degree of quality and client orientation;

Proven ability to work as a team member, reliable