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Risk Manager

AFS Group
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted 26 days ago Hybrid Permanent €65k - €85k
Posted by
Janneke Dijkstra
Corporate Recruiter
As the Risk Manager within AFS Group and specially the renewable Energy department you create structure and support building business by managing market and credit risk within a young, dynamic and fast-growing team. That’s why we are looking for an independent, entrepreneurial, and progressive person who can add real value.

The Organization
AFS Group (AFS) is a global financial and environmental solution provider. We are specialized in brokering business to business, advice, generate ideas and execution due to the financial instruments (like shares, deposit’s, bonds, and derivatives) and renewable energy certificates (GVO’s, Green Gas, CO2 and biofuels). AFS also facilitates in in-house (regulated) electronic trading platforms.

With more than 130 FTE AFS still has a lot of ambitions to grow. The next coming years AFS is focusing on a grow to 200 FTE. The biggest growth opportunities are in the Renewable Energy markets and inhouse trading platforms. To facilitate this grow AFS is recruiting a highly motivated and ambitious Risk Manager. You will be reporting directly to the board.

The staff functions (HR, Finance, IT and Risk & Compliance) are a part of AFS Group, centrally controlled and operated. As our new Risk Manager you will make sure AFS stays within her risk framework.

Job description

Your main tasks will be controlling market and credit risk, think along with the front office concerning new opportunities, running reports, explain those reports to the business and act if needed. Because we are continuous improving you will create suggestions to the front office and management Team. You will implement and contribute to the Risk Framework and add value to Risk Projects.

You will interact closely with the front office to become familiar with their services, activities, and exposure. Beside market and credit risk you will be responsible for supporting compliance to identify, assess and mitigate regulatory, operational, and strategic risks without losing sight of the company’s commercial interests, implement. Beside that you provide training to front office regarding risks to ensure adequate level of risk awareness and culture. For a good governance as Risk Manager, you will be reporting to the Board of AFS Group.

What we expect:

Must have experience

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree preferable in beta study
  • At least 4 years of relevant working experience
  • Fluent in English
  • Pro-active, analytical, and Independent
  • Strong understanding of risk concepts
  • Ability to fast understand situations, foresee implications, make connections
  • Able to liaise, communicate with various departments
  • Not afraid to give your opinion, put sensitive items up for discussion
  • Good knowledge of automatization projects
  • Good understanding of – and experience with – Excel


  • Experience within a utility or commodity related firm
  • Knowledge of Renewable energy products and/or physical products (like power, gas, fuels) and/or financial markets

What we offer:

  • One of the most interesting work environments in Amsterdam, the old trading floor of the historical Amsterdam Stock Exchange
  • Working in an awesome, ambitious, and driven high performing team
  • Energetic and friendly colleagues from all over the world
  • A versatile full-time position in a fast growing and professional organization
  • Competitive remuneration and training possibilities
  • 27 holidays per calendar year
  • NS Business card (when living outside of Amsterdam) or lease bike
  • Free inhouse fitness and health program
  • A variety of activities with the team


If you are interested, please submit your resume and a short motivation letter via the link.

Invited for an interview?

  • 1st round: Interview with the CEO and HR Manager of AFS Group
  • 2nd round: Interview with 2 or 3 other colleagues
  • If everybody is positive, including you of course, we’ll send you a job offer
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