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Director Asset & Liability Risk Management - Zanders

Location: Utrecht
Employment: Full-time

Looking for the unique opportunity to build an Asset and Liability Risk practice in an environment that offers responsibility and freedom? Do you have a proven track record in ALM, and are as passionate about risk models and providing excellent client service as we are?

We are a specialist consulting firm in quantitative risk modelling that is highly valued by our clients because we deliver high quality consulting services that exceed expectations. We believe that our business’ growth can only be sustainable when our people love the work they do and when it’s balanced with their personal lives. That is why we build successful teams with the brightest specialists in our niche market. Does this vision match your ambitions? Join us as Director Asset & Liability Management.

Your role

As a Zanders Director ALM you will join our Financial Institutions’ leadership team that heads an international group of 65 highly qualified Financial Risk Management Consultants with a quantitative background (95%). Freedom, responsibility, innovation, fun, teamwork and flexibility play an important role in this team. Your new colleagues are self-starters, experts, eager to push their boundaries and constantly challenge themselves. They are passionate about developing, testing and validating risk models and providing innovative solutions that have added value for the client, is what they like best. To grow our business in North-West Europe, we are extending our team.

As a successful Director ALM, you will be responsible for:

  • Generating new business and project opportunities, pro-active account management and expanding the ALM client base.
  • Advising clients on their strategic ALM challenges, developing hands-on solutions, and assuring a high standard of work delivered on ALM projects.
  • Participating and hosting internal and external knowledge sharing sessions, such as round-tables, guest lectures and internal talent trainings.
  • Manage, coach and develop our ALM consultants.
  • The department’s strategic decisions and business plan, as part of the management team.

Skills to be successful

Key assets to be successful are a deep understanding of Asset & Liability Management and Banking Book risk management, an excellent network with banks in the Netherlands, an entrepreneurial mindset as well as strong leadership skills. More specifically, you will need:

  • Master’s degree in econometrics, mathematical, quantitative finance or comparable.
  • A proven track record in the field of ALM / Banking Book Risk with knowledge on best market practices, current topics and regulation.
  • Over 12 years of experience in the ALM area within financial institutions or consultancy firms.
  • Experience in managing and coaching ambitious people.
  • Experience in working with the CRO or the head of risk management and comparable decision takers, in banks, insurers and asset managers.
  • Ambitious, entrepreneurial, innovative and strategic thinker.
  • Flexible to travel.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch.

We offer in return

At Zanders you will of course enjoy attractive conditions of employment: a good salary, a nice number of holidays, a mobility-budget and a bonus scheme. But there is more to look forward to!

Will you be working at Zanders? Then we will offer you:

  • A good balance between work and free time in combination with a healthy work from home ethics and wellness policy.
  • A brand-new office is located next to the Utrecht Central Station and is easily accessible by public transport.
  • A unique opportunity to join Zanders’ management team and expand our  business.
  • Leading and coaching a lively and entrepreneurial team, an organization that stimulates, motivates, and puts its people first.
  • Being involved in challenging assignments and responsibility within a varied project and client portfolio with plenty of opportunities for personal development. 
  • The opportunity to advise and work with a variety of well-recognized (global) financial institutions.
  • And on top of it, enthusiastic and helpful colleagues, good coffee, an annual Zanders trip to a (surprise) location in Europe and other social activities.

Who we are

We are a leading international consultancy firm focused on Treasury Management, Risk Management and Corporate Finance. From our offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Sweden, United States, South Africa, Germany and Japan, our 220 consultants service Corporates, Financial Institutions, Public Sector entities and NGO’s. We have a strong ambition to further expand our business.

With the recent investment of our strategic partner, MML Capital, Zanders aims to expand its capabilities and teams in existing international markets and enter new markets and segments. We are therefore looking for candidates like you to join that growth.

We believe that developing our people by investing in them and by sharing knowledge and experiences sets us apart from the crowd and is the key to our success. That is why we create an inspiring work environment and foster our open, family atmosphere in which freedom, fun and flexibility play an important role. It is also why we aim to make our next project even more exciting and challenging!

By applying for a role at Zanders, you give us approval to use and retain your personal details. Considering the nature of Zanders enterprise, you are expected to behave to a high moral standard. A Pre-Employment Screening (PES) by a third party is part of the application process.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Director Asset & Liability Risk Management at Zanders in Utrecht including your CV via our website.

Job code:
Job posted
21 april 2022
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More information:
Deborah Siahaija
Talent Acquisition Manager
t. +31 88 9910200
m. +31 6 2940 5518

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