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Head Risk Management

Fast expanding trader Amsterdam

Our client is global leader in energy trading, focusing on buying  and selling environmental commodities for compliance and voluntary purposes.

Within this dynamic organization 150 talented individuals are working together out of offices in Amsterdam, New York and Shanghai. Together, they create a multi-cultural environment which brings out the best in everyone and results in outstanding customer service.

As business is expanding rapidly, our client beliefs in the added value of a well-equipped 2nd line of defence and is willing to invest in professionals to keep the organisation well balanced

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The Head of Risk Management will be responsible for designing relevant policies and maintaining  procedures;  -detect, identify and analyse anomalies in movements of (trading) positions and/or profit and loss.  Due to the nature of commodity trading, update user specifications/requirements for IT systems are decisive.

 The role is balanced between designing a more advance financial risk control infrastructure (global risk framework) and giving direction to the Risk Management team (4 Amsterdam  & 1 New York) in their day-to-day risk monitoring operations. 

Gewenste achtergrond

  • Academic degree in (Business) Economics (Msc) or equivalent Master’s education
  • At least 10 years of experiences  in (commodity)trading / Asset Management
  • “Can do” - “hands on” and problem solving mind-set.
  • Respected partner for the business and countervailing power to the board.

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