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Risk Specialist - Stress Testing, Risk Modeling, Banking

Stamford Consultants AG

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Risk Specialist - Stress Testing, Risk Modeling, Banking

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Stamford Consultants AG is a European recruitment specialist company with headquarters in Switzerland. Our international team recruits across Banking / Financial Services, Life Sciences & Information Technology professionals.


Our high level of service and responsiveness has earned us the distinction of being a preferred supplier of Contract & Permanent professionals for many of the world’s most recognized and respected companies.


For one of our clients in the banking sector in Zurich, we are searching for a Risk Specialist with  3+ years of practical experience in the topics of: stress testing / economic capital / risk modelling.


Key Responsibilities:



  • Assessing risk models methodology in line with the company governance policy
  • Identifying limitations
  • Documenting assessment of required standards
  • Communicating closely with senior risk stakeholders


Ideal Profile:



  • University Degree in Econometrics, Statistics, Financial Mathematics or a related field of study
  • 3+ years of practical experience applying quantitative techniques in a similar role in the financial sector
  • Experience with stress testing or economic capital
  • Strong risk modeling skills
  • Commitment to high quality standards
  • Experience with one or more of the following statistical modeling softwares: Matlab, R, SAS, etc.
  • Fluent English


If you meet the criteria above, we would be looking forward to receiving your application!

Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted for this role!

Please check that your qualifications and experience match the vacancy and that you fill the required criteria. After you have submitted this application form with a current CV, we will endeavour to contact you as soon as we can.

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