Operational Risk Manager (m/f/div)

Job description

Elinvar enables Asset & Wealth Managers to digitalize their business model. By combining cutting-edge technology and the regulatory expertise of a licensed financial portfolio manager we offer our partners a comprehensive range of services. The platform’s flexibility enables the customized solution for each partner.

Working at Elinvar is like the platform itself: straightforward and focused on excellence. As a B2B2C provider, we work with asset managers who are managing billions of customer assets. Accordingly, the demands they have on us are high, and we expect a lot from ourselves, too. We are a dynamic team of technology and financial experts and we need your talent to seamlessly bring this disruptive product to our users.

As Operational Risk Manager (m/f/div) you support on the rollout of the Risk Management framework we are establishing.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Running the day to day operational Risk Management at Elinvar (managing aspects of the Risk Management framework around risk tracking, inputs to risk reviews)
  • Proactive, ongoing focus on new risks, oversight of remediation work during a phase of growth
  • Maintaining the risk register and the damage loss database and associated controls with a view to building out risk management analysis metrics / calculations / quantitative inputs into operational risk capital calculations
  • Managing larger risk management processes (Risk Control Self Assessment, ‘RCSA’)
  • Coordinate and align with various stakeholders including product development, development teams and technical operations
  • Work with Operations team to align on key metrics, tracking performance (SLAs) and feeding into regular Operational/Risk Management reporting
  • Manage the New Product Process and outsourcing management processes (3rd party risk management), working closely with Information Security, Compliance and AML colleagues
  • Regular and ad-hoc reporting to management, and coordination with other Governance, Risk and Compliance functions

Why Elinvar?

  • Outstanding, highly motivated and international team who values a positive and open working environment
  • Tech-driven and focused on excellence in reshaping the wealth management industry by replacing legacy IT with a modern, sustainable IT platform
  • Backed by some of the world’s most recognized investors and benefit from the expertise of a strong leadership team
  • Everything you need to excel in your profession – including beverages, (mostly) healthy snacks and barista-style coffee
  • Beautiful loft-style office, just a few minutes from Alexanderplatz and surrounded by restaurants, cafés, and bars
  • 28 vacation days and flexible working hours with the option to work remotely


What we are looking for?

  • Experience in (non-market) risk management and operational risk management processes
  • Experience of managing/running Risk Control Self Assessments (RCSA) process, controls inventory and other key processes
  • Experience in financial and regulated industries (e.g. bank, insurance, fintech, regtech, including regulations such as MaRisk)
  • Strong analytical skills and high degree of process understanding, particularly operational risk capital
  • Experience with technology (processes, system flows, data and workflows at a good working level)
  • Highly motivated and able to define, implement and optimize complex processes
  • Committed ‘self-starter’ who can work independently and own/develop core frameworks collaboratively and with energy / a ‘can do’ attitude
  • English speaking, German a plus