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Senior Oversight Officer (Temporary position)

Business Department:  Client Services

Luxembourg, LU

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 1,000 institutional investors. We have USD 119 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

We are one of the largest global private markets investment managers, serving over 850 institutional investors worldwide.  We are looking to hire a temporary staff as Senior Oversight Officer to replace a maternity leave in our Luxembourg Officfe.  Partners Group operates a hybrid model with external & internal service providers in place.  The Senior 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, along specialist knowledge of oversight requirements and you strive to keep abreast of relevant legal and regulatory developments
  • You will have a key role 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  


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting due diligence visits with service providers, ensuring proper documentation of such visits and ensuring adequate remedial actions are undertaken within pre-agreed timelines
  • Holding regular service calls with service providers and ensuring proper documentation and follow up on issues identified
  • Reviewing key performance indicators and other reporting from service providers and addressing / escalating any issues internally and/or externally
  • Acting as a point of escalation when issues arise at internal and external service providers; identifying and putting solutions & remediation plans in place effectively within agreed timescales
  • Reviewing contractual documents, operating memorandums and oversight/team procedures on a regular basis and ensuring these are kept up to date to reflect any changes to the legal and regulatory framework, escalation processes, roles and responsibilities and general operating framework
  • Onboarding and training of new joiners and reviewing the output of junior team members
  • Building and maintaining effective and collaborative relationships with team members and within Partners Group through identifying common goals and alignment of interests
  • Attending and contributing to operational, audit and regulatory meetings as required, and contributing to group-wide oversight initiatives
  • Ensure compliance with group policies and providing technical support to other team members
  • Leading and participating in specific projects contributing to the overall operating efficiency/effectiveness of the Company's operations
  • Handling requests from internal stakeholders and external stakeholders in a timely manner

What we expect
  • Accounting/Finance degree or equivalent professional qualification with minimum 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.



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