Our client is a young, innovative start-up in the field of mobile/online payment. Due to their ongoing development, we are looking for a Head of Risk to lead their team. 



  • Managing the implementation of all aspects of the risk function, including implementation of processes, tools and systems to identify, assess, measure, manage, monitor and report risks
  • Assisting in the development of and manage processes to identify and evaluate business areas’ risks and risk and control self-assessments
  • Managing the process for developing/adopting risk policies and procedures, risk related limits and approval authorities
  • Monitoring major and critical risk issues
  • Managing the corporate risk and control assessment reporting process as well as manage and maintain infrastructure elements (e.g. management reporting, including reporting to senior management).
  • Overseeing the operational Fraud Risk Team
    • Promoting risk and regulatory compliance by identifying, quantifying, reviewing, evaluating and measuring risk
    • Ensuring that all risk categories are identified and managed in accordance with regulatory compliance and audit requirements and strategic plans approved by the Board of Directors
    • Working closely with the Company’s Chief Compliance Officer and the General Counsel



  • Proven experience as Head of Risk Management or relevant role
  • In depth knowledge of corporate financial risk management practices
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Show strong attention to detail
  • Pro- active and self-confident
  • Team Player
  • Excellent communication skills in English and German

Please feel free to contact Zach TRAER 00352 26 29 45 24 for more information or a first confidential phone conversation. 

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