Head of Risk (m/w/d)

Frankfurt am Main Festanstellung

hinzugefügt 15/06/2022

  • An innovative and future-oriented company
  • Analytical task with a lot of creative freedom


Our client is a real estate company with many years of market experience, a wide range of products, optimal investment opportunities and attractive returns. This leads to strong development and a standing that makes the company of the leading partner for global real assets. Due to a replacement we are looking for a candidate for a Head of Risk (m/f/d) position based in Frankfurt (Main)


ResponsibilitiesLeadership & Cooperation

  • Disciplinary and functional management of the organisational risk management teams (Corporate, AIFMs & AIFs)
  • Close cooperation with the Risk, Compliance & Internal Audit colleagues, appropriate 1st line and 3rd line partners to improve efficiency, effectiveness, productivity, and/or controls
  • Internal and external stakeholder management as applicable to take a proactive role on risk management matters

Risk Management

  • Provide support, advice and counsel to the Management Board and Supervisory Board, in respect to Corporate, AIFMs & AIFs risk management matters
  • Accountable for enabling the efficient and effective governance of significant risks, and related opportunities, to the business and its various segments
  • Responsible for assessing and mitigating significant threats to a firm's capital and earnings
  • Ensure the business' implementation of effective controls to address identified risks, ensure the establishment of effective mitigation processes and chains of ownership and foster positive change in risk management behaviours
  • Further development and implementation of consistent best in class risk management policies and tools


  • Recruit, direct, motivate and develop professional staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth, and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues as a team
  • Ensure the teams are equipped to operationalize and attain multi-regional / risk coverage objectives. Assist with the identification and development of talent to ensure appropriate succession planning


  • Strategic thinking / problem solving skills to facilitate the identification of problems, the design and evaluation of options and execution of solutions
  • Strong leadership and excellent interpersonal & intercultural skills
  • Ability to lead, inspire and motivate teams into consistent high performance
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the regulated financial services industry with a strong background in risk management, preferably in the area of real assets with 3-5 years of experience in leading teams in different countries
  • Expert knowledge of international risk management practices with intimate understanding of relevant regulations (BaFin, BuBa, CSSF, FCA, ISAE controls, etc.)
  • University degree or equivalent in a quantitative subject (Math, Physics, Economics, Finance or equivalent)


  • Flexible working options
  • Skill building and learning opportunities
  • Career progression and talent development programs
  • Health and well-being benefits, like virtual fitness classes
  • Competitive pay and paid time off, including holidays designated for volunteering
Pascal Teipel
+49 69507786643


Banking & Financial Services
Näheres Berufsfeld
Financial Services
Frankfurt am Main
Pascal Teipel
+49 69507786643

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