Company

Our client is a FinTech company with offices in North America, Asia and in Europe. The company is recognised globally as an innovative payment provider for global e-commerce merchants. We are looking for a Risk Manager. By joining our client, you have possibility to be hands on as well as providing strategic advice to the senior management in Luxembourg.

Position

  • Establish and maintain a robust risk management framework and governance system meeting the expectation of regulators, particularly PSD2 requirements
  • Coordinate with the Chief Compliance Officer to lead the regulatory relationships with respect to the risk management of the company
  • Assist the Board of Directors with the definition of Risk Appetite statements where required and developing processes to ensure the business is managed optimally within the appetite constraints
  • Continuously enhance the risk management framework to ensure its effectiveness and efficiency and proportional to the risks of the company
  • Develop and maintain the policies and procedures in risk areas where needed
  • Develop the risk culture in management and employees to ensure an appropriate balance between growth, profitability and risk
  • To define metrics for risk calculation wherever required and appropriate and regularly report such relevant risk metrics to the Board to ensure the Board is updated of changes of risk profile.

Profile

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in economics, financial management, accounting or related field
  • Sound knowledge of the risk management requirements and regulatory framework within a payment institution, E-money or bank
  • Minimum 5 years relevant working experience in a similar role in risk management
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  • Organised, autonomous, and pragmatic with sound judgment
  • Fluent in English both spoken and written; French, German or Chinese would be an asset;
  • Capable of communicating complex, technical topics to a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Experience with regulatory compliance issues, as well best practices Risk and Fraud Management
  • Self-starter with ability to flourish in high-pressure environment
  • Organised, autonomous, and pragmatic with sound judgment
  • Able to work in a start-up environment

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