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Senior Risk Management Consultant

  • Location:

    New York, United States of America

  • Sector:

    Project Finance

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$160000.00 - US$175000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -092023-80409_1694620407

  • Published:


  • Expiry date:


Cobalt has been contracted to assist in hiring a Senior Risk Management consultant. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in derivatives and Business development.


  • Advise and support our clients in the definition and execution of appropriate risk management/hedge advisory strategies, which predominantly focus on interest rate and foreign exchange exposures.

  • Please ensure that robust project proposals are offered and then delivered by professional standards to meet the agreed objectives.

  • Build new sources of business through methodical and systematic business development practices in the local financial sponsor market, making full use of the leverage offered by existing relationships in Europe, the US, and Asia.

  • Once a relationship is formed, the Consultant will be responsible for maintaining and developing the relationship, ensuring we are the treasury advisor of choice for that financial sponsor.

  • Work closely with the other consultants to develop strategies, set objectives, policies, and plans, and identify and target potential clients.

  • Manage and support risk management assignments.

  • Work with the RM team to develop relationships with both existing and potential clients'

  • Manage, improve, and develop current client relationships

  • Develop bespoke analytical tools for multi assets, RM assignments,

  • Develop assets cross-correlated with the simulation engine

  • Work with the RM team to enhance our capabilities for fund-level FX hedging


  • Qualified candidates will have at least seven years of experience, including hands-on responsibility for developing interest and foreign exchange strategies.

  • Highly professional approach commensurate with successful presentations to financial sponsors and the senior management of operating companies.

  • Ability to understand the financial risks a business faces to ensure the definition of an appropriate risk management strategy.

  • In-depth knowledge of different types of financial derivatives.

  • Experience acquired in the banking sector would be advantageous, although corporate treasury and consulting experience focused on risk management strategies is acceptable.

  • Entrepreneurial drive: a strong desire to grow the business and directly impact its success.

  • Self-motivated, possessing tenacity and perseverance; a proven "closer."

  • Consultative style; strong listening skills, articulate, and excellent writing skills.

  • Relish the opportunity in which they can ultimately directly drive compensation.

  • Willingness to travel

  • Must have a strong level of quantitative / modeling skillsets

The Fair market Assumption for this role's base salary is between $160,000 and $175,000 annually.

The above salary range represents Cobalt's good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible base compensation range when posting. It is part of the total rewards package this client provides employees.


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