Senior Consultant Financial Risk Management

Netherlands, Utrecht
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As a Senior Consultant Financial Risk Management you support the Chief Risk Officer and his/her team from risk strategy to implementation. You advise our clients surrounding statistical techniques, financial risk related complexities and technology advancements.

We have become a thought leader in financial risk management. With a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurship, we aim to deliver high quality consulting services and exceed expectations. That is why we build successful teams with the brightest specialists in our niche market.


Your role

You will join our ‘Financial Institutions’ team, a team of 65 Financial Risk Management Consultants. Most of the colleagues in this team (95%) have a quantitative background. Fun, freedom and flexibility are key aspects within this team. The colleagues could be described as self-starters who are eager to push their boundaries and constantly challenge themselves.

As a Senior Consultant you support the Chief Risk Officer and his/her team from risk strategy to implementation. You advise our clients surrounding statistical techniques, financial risk related complexities and technology advancements. This demands a broad perspective and strategic thinking. Together with the team, you focus on financial risk related projects for banks, insurers and asset managers.

Four days a week you will work on-site at the client. On Friday you will work at our office in Utrecht. On this day you will catch up your Zanders colleagues and join knowledge and training sessions. This day also provides room to work on internal projects of your interest.

Your responsibilities

  • Advise our clients on their financial risk models, policies & governance.
  • Support our clients in the implementation of risk based solutions.
  • Develop, design and perform the quantification of risks.
  • Translate (new) rules and regulations into business processes.
  • Identify business opportunities for both existing and/or potential clients.
  • Contribute to the knowledge sharing and development within the team.

Skills to be successful

  • Completed Master’s degree in Econometrics, Quantitative Finance or similar.
  • At least 3 years relevant work experience in the field of financial risk.
  • Content knowledge surrounding ALM, market risk, credit risk and/or liquidity risk.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and programming tools.
  • Fluent in English, Dutch is a plus.
  • Aspiration to work in a dynamic niche consultancy.
  • Pro-active and entrepreneurial spirit, with a strong focus on team work.


We offer in return

At Zanders you will of course enjoy attractive conditions of employment: a good salary, a nice number of holidays, mobility budget and a Zanders 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 Central Station Utrecht and is easily accessible by public transport.
  • Opportunity to establish yourself as a risk expert in the financial industry.
  • Challenging assignments and responsibility within a varied project and client portfolio with plenty of opportunities for personal development.
  • Opportunity to advise and work with a variety of well-recognized (global) financial institutions.
  • A lively and entrepreneurial team, an organization that encourages, motivates and focuses on its people.
  • 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 locations 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/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. Taking into account Zanders’ nature of 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.

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