Junior Operational Risk Manager

Partners Group AG
Zug, Switzerland
01 Dec 2019
04 Dec 2019
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors. We have USD 91 billion in assets under management and more than 1,300 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about
This position offers an excellent opportunity for you to join the Operational Risk Management (ORM) team, which directly reports to the Chief Risk Officer. You will be able to apply your risk management skills and experience to contribute strengthening our ORM practice across the company. This is an excellent career opportunity to gain exposure to all business areas of Partners Group.
Your main tasks will be:
  • Conduct detailed risk analyses including comprehensive management reporting.
  • Define, track and report relevant key risk indicators (KRIs) to actively manage operational risks.
  • Further develop concepts related to the overall ORM framework as assigned by the Head ORM.
  • Administer and further develop the firm's operational Internal Control System (ICS).
  • Support the coordination of the annual ISAE 3402 Controls Report with external auditors.
  • Be part of control reviews to assess completeness and suitability of controls in relation to new or amended business processes and systems.
  • Perform ad-hoc assignments and projects as mandated by the Head ORM.
  • Work with business users to jointly review, design and implement effective processes and controls.

What we expect
  • Top academic credentials, i.e. Master's or Bachelor's degree (Quantitative field or Finance or Business Administration).
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in one of the following sectors: Banking / Financial services / Consultancy.
  • Excellent analytical skills; logical thinker; ability to drill down to details while keeping the big picture in mind.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English).
  • Structured and organized working style.
  • Good understanding of the three lines of defence model.
  • Ambitious and driven individual, prepared to take self-initiative and work towards tight deadlines.
  • Experience in programming language (e.g. SQL, VBA) is considered an advantage.
  • CFA considered an advantage.

What we offer
  • Fast-paced entrepreneurial and international working environment with the possibility and expectation to create significant impact from day one.
  • A broad insight into a highly successful firm across departments, you becoming part of integrated business building projects and contributing to the improvement of the firm's processes.
  • Fast-growing segment in the financial industry with attractive long-term perspectives.
  • Competitive salary with performance-oriented compensation models.
  • Long-term career opportunities.


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