Do you have the passion and a trained eye for all risk relevant aspects?

Our client is a very successful international private bank based in Zurich. The company serves its demanding clients across the full range of wealth management services and is pursuing a vigorous growth in assets under management. We are mandated to find a convincing personality as

Chief Risk Officer

In this very important role the potential candidate will have management and budget responsibility for the areas of risk management, legal and compliance. You will lead a team of professionals by example and as a coach. The CRO is responsible for developing and maintaining a comprehensive process for identifying, assessing, monitoring, avoiding, reducing, controlling and reporting key business risks that might impair the company`s goals and reputation. The candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of a risk management framework and for guaranteeing that appropriate methodologies and infrastructure are in place. To ensure that the business is complying with legal and regulatory guidelines is undoubtedly another key responsibility. The position has a very broad range of tasks, from daily business such as risk monitoring to supporting the top management of the company in their strategic planning.

With a thorough knowledge of the financial industry the successful candidate understands and identifies existing and potential future risks. Excellent interpersonal and strong leadership skills, a sound educational background and extensive experience in risk management are the core requirements. Fluency in German and English, a track record of success, preferably in an international environment, and a sensorium for risk relevant consequences of market changes are also needed. As a strong personality with both, very good communication and diplomatic skills you convince professionals at all levels with popular as well as with less popular messages. If this challenging role with a first-class employer attracts you and you fit the profile, please send your résumé and cover letter to: Roland Staub, Managing Partner.

  • Job title Chief Risk Officer
  • Sector Finanzdienstleister
  • Region Grossraum Zürich
  • Status Archiv
  • Your consultant
    Roland Staub (RS)
    Roland Staub - rstaub(at)
    Corporate Management Selection C.M.S. AG Zürich
    Carmenstrasse 24, 8032 Zürich
    Tel. +41 44 250 40 00

„Ideal gliding when ski skating only occurs if each successive movement is perfectly coordinated and precisely timed. Such parallels are not unusual in the business world.“

Roland Staub

Tel. +41 44 250 40 00

Education & Experience

Banking education and certified personnel manager Dr. P. Müri. Many years of professional and management experience in the financial services industry in Zurich and London. Since 1992, focus on searching and selecting professionals and managers. Founder and partner of Mc Dust AG, Banking Recruitment, as well as wake!up gmbh. Partner of C.M.S. AG.

Roland Staub
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