GTP - Quantitative Risk Controller

As Trainee Quantitative/Primary Risk Controller, you will benefit from the full Graduate Trainee Program offerings during your time at Vontobel.

Your opportunity

As Trainee Quantitative Primary Risk Controller, you will…

  • Rotate within the modules ‘Derivative Infrastructure’, ‘P/L & Valuation’, ‘Risk Measurement & Analytics’ as well as project management

  • Acquire hands-on know how regarding financial and valuation models used in trading and risk control and the associated processes

  • Have the chance to optionally obtain a CFA, or RFM or CIIA certification or even attend a relevant conference about quantitative finance and benefit from your personal education budget of 5’000 CHF

  • Start on October 1, 2021 and conclude the program September 30, 2023 (24 months)


Your background includes..

  • A Masters degree (university or university of applied sciences) with a maximum of 24 months of working experience

  • A study background in a highly quantitative field e.g. quantitative finance, physics, mathematics or comparable

  • At least one work experience in the financial industry

You are…

  • Passionate about the financial industry

  • A curious person, with an analytical and structured mindset

  • Interested in complex financial products and translating analytical problems into IT solutions

  • A team-player able to work under pressure and a pro-active person, a self-starter

  • Willing to complete additional training courses

  • Open-minded and willing to work within an international team

  • Fluent in English, German is a plus

  • Authorized to work in the EU or Switzerland, we welcome candidates with an international background


Hiring manager

Ata Tisli is Head Primary Risk Control, leading 5 teams with 25 individuals. He has been with Vontobel since 1999, starting as a Market Risk Controller. He continuously built up a market risk team of 13 individuals covering risk, financial, product and model control functions. In 2019, he was Head Risk Control ad interim; since summer 2019, he is also responsible for counterparty risk; with “One Vontobel’ he further took over responsibility for credit risk as well as regulatory reporting.



Thank you for the time to consider Vontobel. We appreciate you taking the time to submit your application. Our Talent Acquisition team will carefully assess your application and will respond to you in a timely manner.

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