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Manager: Financial Risk Management - Zanders

Locatie: Bussum en Zürich
Are you an experienced Risk Manager looking to further develop your knowledge and experience in an entrepreneurial way in an informal, international and collaborative environment?

This role, in which you can develop your advisory skills and content knowledge within financial risk management, could be the right fit for you!

Your role
You will join our ‘Financial Institutions’ team, a team of 50 Financial Risk Management Consultants (99% have a quantitative background). This team focuses on financial risk related projects for banks, insurers and asset managers. You will advise our clients surrounding statistical techniques, financial risk related complexities and technology advancements in financial institutions.

Four days a week you will work on-site at the client with a team of Zanders colleagues. On Friday you will work in Bussum. On this day you will catch up your Zanders colleagues, join knowledge sessions and work on internal projects.


  • Advise financial institutions about their financial risk governance and policies
  • Identify the financial risks of organizations and advice how to measure and manage these risks
  • Translate (new) rules and regulations into business processes
  • Advise on a broad range of quantitative aspects in the field of financial risk management
  • Take project responsibility on the client’s site and guide other project members
  • Maintain contact with clients and actively contribute to the expansion of the network
  • Identify business opportunities for both existing and/or potential clients
  • Contribute to the coaching and mentoring of less experienced colleagues

Skills to be successful

  • Master’s degree, preferably in Econometrics or another quantitative study complemented by a relevant professional qualification (FRM/PRM/CFA)
  • Previous engagement in a financial risk management and/or a consulting environment for a minimum of five years
  • Broad knowledge of and experience in risk management within the financial sector with relevant project expertise
  • Fluent in English and Dutch
  • Open to travel, mainly within the Netherlands
  • Aspiration to work in a dynamic niche consultancy with the ambition of further developing content knowledge
  • Pro-active and entrepreneurial spirit, in combination with strong team work ethics

What we offer in return
We offer an ambitious, international and fun working environment. We find a healthy work-life balance very important and offer the flexibility needed to combine a career as a consultant with a busy personal life. We have ambitious growth targets for the coming years and are looking for people that want to help us achieve these goals. Whether you want to develop new products, clients or expertise areas, there is ample room for your initiatives and ambitions. In addition we offer the following:

  • The opportunity to establish yourself as a subject matter expert in your chosen field
  • The chance to work alongside a variety of clients and consultants to build new skills quickly
  • A fun and enterprising organization that encourages, motivates and focuses on its people

Who we are
We are an international, specialized consultancy firm advising global organizations within treasury management, risk management and corporate finance. Our clients choose us because of our unique focus and trend setting ideas surrounding financial solutions.

Our 160 colleagues operate from our offices in The Netherlands, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and the United States. We encourage our employees to share their ideas and to remain at the forefront of innovative services and solutions. We offer the possibility to specialize and develop professionally, taking on personal responsibility for client projects from an early stage. Our culture is transparent and thrives on the open exchange of ideas and knowledge between colleagues.

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Bussum en Zürich

Information and application:


Please send your application for Manager: Financial Risk Management at Zanders in Bussum including your CV via our website.

Job posted

27 augustus 2019
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Questions about this vacancy?
Valérie Rath LL.M.
Talent Acquisition Manager
t. +31 35 692 8989

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