• Permanent, Full time
  • DO Recruitment Advisors
  • 18 Feb 19

Investment Risk Oversight Manager (M/F)

  • Ettlebruk, Diekirch, Luxembourg
  • Negotiable
  • Full time

Hi All, I'm currently looking for a Manager Investment Risk Oversight for one of our client, a large asset manager based in Kirchberg. The primary function of the role will be to provide oversight all aspects of investment risk. The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of investment risk management.



The primary function of the role is to provide oversight all aspects of investment risk, across the company's global fund range with a focus on local fund ranges managed in Luxembourg.

The individual will be expected to focus on the implementation of an effective Investment Risk Oversight governance across the group and to work closely with colleagues in UK and Hong Kong to develop effective Investment Risk Oversight frameworks and to ensure best practice and knowledge is shared across the group.

In addition to investment risk oversight frameworks the individual will need to support the Luxembourg Investment Risk Oversight team and be responsible for oversight of operational risk within the investment process.

The individual will be expected to work effectively as part of a matrix organisation with a direct reporting line into Luxembourg Investment Risk Oversight and matrix reporting line to the Global Investment Risk teams in UK.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Support Investment Risk teams with implementing risk and governance framework for the oversight of investment risk across the group
  • Ensure effective governance process by ensuring all meetings are setup, attendees and documents are managed
  • Ensuring continuously that the quality of all Investment Risk Oversight materials is line with regulatory expectations.
  • Provide input to the risk reports for Boards and/or Audit & Risk Committees
  • Provide assurance reporting to risk team or management information including the escalation of issues to Senior Management, relevant Committees and Boards.
  • Ensuring that risk remediation actions and plans are recorded, tracked and timely closed
  • Support thematic risk reviews relating to investment risk management matters
  • Assist with any ad hoc requests or projects including request for proposals
  • Stakeholder management at all levels across the organisation including the Investment and Global Risk Teams
  • To develop and maintain a strong external professional network to keep abreast of external developments and ensure they are introduced to the organisation as and when appropriate. This includes attending Industry Forums
  • To establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with all key internal stakeholders for example the heads of the first line of defence teams and other second line of defence heads


  • Experience in risk within an asset management or financial services firm
  • Investment Risk Management experience desirable
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • The ability to work independently, within limited management supervision and to tight deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders and senior management
  • Dedicated to maintaining high standards including high attention to detail.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent


Our client is a prestigious asset management firm based in Kirchberg.

At the final stages of the recruitment process, some of our clients ask the successful candidate to provide supporting documentation such as, for example, copies of diplomas or proof of previous jobs, and a standard criminal record check might also be requested.