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Oversight Officer

Business Department:  Client Services

Luxembourg, LU

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors. We have USD 96 billion in assets under management and more than 1,500 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about

Partners Group operates a hybrid model with external & internal service providers in place.  The Oversight Officer within the Luxembourg Fund Oversight team will oversee both internal and external service providers and fulfils all or most of the following criteria:


  • You possess a broad understanding of fund administration activities with specific focus on NAV and reporting, along specialist knowledge of oversight requirements
  • You will assist the team in maintaining a robust oversight governance framework: ensuring adherence to prescribed outsourcing/delegation laws and regulations (AIFMD in particular), monitoring adherence to and assessing performance against contractual/agreed operational frameworks and promoting a partnering approach with our business partners.
  • You will participate and contribute to boards and committees
  • You will gain in-depth knowledge of the business (and related risks) within a reasonable timeframe
  • You are keen on working collaboratively and building trusting relationships with your stakeholders  
  • You possess good accounting knowledge and are familiar with IFRS and Lux GAAP


  • Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in due diligence visits with service providers, ensuring proper documentation of such visits and ensuring adequate remedial actions are undertaken within pre-agreed timelines
  • Participate on regular service calls with service providers and ensuring proper documentation and follow up on issues identified
  • Review key performance indicators and escalate any issues internally and/or externally
  • Act as a point of escalation when issues arise at internal and external service providers and assist in identifying and putting solutions and remediation plans in place effectively within agreed timescales
  • Perform sample checks on NAV calculations, fee calculations and other relevant investor and regulatory reporting
  • Ensure operating memorandums and oversight procedures are reviewed on a regular basis and are kept up to date to reflect any changes, including but not limited to operating framework, escalation processes and roles and responsibilities
  • Build and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with team members and within Partners Group through identifying common goals and alignment of interests
  • Attend and contribute to operational, audit and regulatory meetings as required, and contribute to group-wide oversight initiatives
  • Ensure compliance with group policies and provide technical support to other team members
  • Participate in specific projects contributing to the overall operating efficiency/effectiveness of the Company's operations
  • Handle requests from internal stakeholders and external stakeholders in a timely manner

What we expect
  • Accounting/Finance degree or equivalent professional qualification with four to five years of experience in an accounting/auditing or controlling function preferably within the Luxembourg fund industry.
  • Experience of completing due diligence, audit reports or monitoring & testing reviews
  • Fluency in English, both written & verbal communication


Furthermore, you are hands-on, highly self-motivated and have an open mindset. You are well-organized, dedicated to high quality standards and meet tight deadlines. You are a team player who is committed to contribute to the continuing success of our growing Luxembourg set-up and of our firm.