Assurance: Senior Operational Risk Officer, Warsaw

Assurance: Senior Operational Risk Officer, Warsaw

 
Would you like to be part of an organisation which provides risk view to executive and senior management and ensures that Nordea has appropriate controls in place? We are now looking for a Senior Operational Risk Officer in Group Risk & Compliance Assurance. You’ll join a team responsible for performing Operational Risk Assurance where you will be a key person in Nordea Bank’s work to ensure proper risk management of operational risks. Risk management and integrity go hand in hand -  it’s all about making sure that we’re a trusted partner to both our customers and society – the foundation for great customer experiences.
 
In Nordea, we know that great customer experiences require a team that leads the way in first-class service and operations. We’re more than just a Nordic bank, we’re one of the largest employers in Poland. With us, you’ll work with skilled, international teams in a bright, modern office. The lively and collaborative atmosphere offers plenty of opportunities to learn and grow as you build your career with us. 

About this opportunity

As Senior Operational Risk Officer, you will contribute to the execution of Group Risk & Compliance’s strategy and the delivery of Operational Risk’s annual Assurance plan, and you will build and maintain a network of relevant stakeholders to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of Nordea’s governance, risk management and control processes. You will not have a managerial role, but you will provide leadership within your areas of expertise, by taking on various roles in 2LoD assurance projects and by acting as a role model to colleagues. Working across teams is encouraged.

Your Future Responsibilities

  • Support Group Operational Risk in identifying assurance projects as part of the annual monitoring and control plan
  • Performing assurance projects in accordance with the assurance plan and routines 
  • Collaboration and support in assurance activities for the Operational Risk area teams (Technology, Security & Data, and Internal/External Fraud)
  • Documenting and reporting the results from the assurance projects,
  • Ensuring, in collaboration with Group Operational Risk, that mitigating actions, action ownership and deadline set by 1st LoD are appropriate and in line with the recommendations
  • Liaising with stakeholders such as Group Compliance, Group Risk, Group Internal Audit, Business Risk Implementation

What you will be doing

  • Your role can be either leading or assisting depending on the Assurance projects scope and coverage
  • Assurance towards significant operating processes with focus on the effectiveness of operational aspects; e.g. errors in transaction processing (capture, execution & maintenance), systems, products or models
  • Assessing whether all significant risks are adequately controlled
  • Challenging Executive Management to improve the effectiveness of governance, risk management and internal controls

The role is based in Poland, Warsaw. Welcome to a diverse and dynamic team working in a fast-paced environment.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us. 
 
Your experience and background:
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in working within areas such as Financial Advisory, Operational Risk, Compliance or Audit, preferably with experience in assurance reviews
  • Knowledge in key regulatory areas for the financial sector, e.g. MAR, MiFID, CRR/CRD as well as compliance and risk management processes is a merit
  • Self-driven, result oriented and team player
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to deal with complex issues
  • Risk management/operational risk management knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to engage senior management
  • Integrity and capacity to work independently
  • Experience of building strong stakeholder relationships
  • Holder of a relevant university (master’s) degree e.g. finance, economics, law, audit
  • Proficient in English, and preferably in at least one Nordic language
If this sounds like you, get in touch!

Next steps

Please submit your application no later than 13 September 2019.
 
At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.
 
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About Nordea

We are the largest financial services group in the Nordic region and one of the biggest banks in Europe. Our employees add value to our customers and society by sharing a wide range of competencies within finance, tech, business, risk and compliance. Read more about us at nordea.com

About Nordea

We are the largest financial services group in the Nordic region and one of the biggest banks in Europe. Our employees add value to our customers and society by sharing a wide range of competencies within finance, tech, business, risk and compliance. Read more about us at nordea.com