Deputy Head Risk

Location of Job: 
Zurich, Switzerland
08 May 2019
04 Jun 2019
About the organization: 

responsAbility is one of the world’s leading asset managers specializing in development-related sectors of emerging economies. These sectors comprise the areas of finance, agriculture and energy. responsAbility provides debt and equity financing to non-listed companies with business models that target the lower-income section of the population and can thus drive economic growth and social progress. responsAbility offers professionally managed investment solutions to both institutional and private investors.

About the Job: 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Co-lead the Company's Enterprise Risk Management which encompasses Corporate Risks, Operational Risks, and Product and Investment related risks.
  • Elaboration of risk-related policies and procedures and its oversight.
  • Lead the internal valuations practice of private equity and private debt exposures.
  • Lead risk-related committees such as Investment Committees, Valuation Committees and Credit Review meetings.


  • At least five to eight years of experience in areas such as corporate finance, credit analysis, quantitative methods, equity valuation and macroeconomics.
  • Academic training in finance, economics or other quantitative fields.
  • Strong, pragmatic problem-solving mentality: independent mind with self-driven, hands-on working style and the ability to balance multiple deliverables.
  • Good communication skills and team player with a positive attitude.
  • Living and working experience in emerging markets are a plus.
  • Interest in responsAbility's special business model and impact investing.
How to Apply: 

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