CRM Risk Specialist II

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At a glance

Do you want to work at the heart of Risk Management and are you interested in the strategy of the bank? You don’t have to choose! At Central Risk Management you will help define bank-wide enterprise risk management with a direct link to the overall strategy.

Central Risk Management enables the stakeholders to be in control! Through our expertise, knowledge & experience, integrated view and ability to pro-actively connect, we deliver a stronger company where well considered decisions are taken through our transparent & powerful risk policies, ensuring transparent, stable and robust models that supply useful information to support decision making and a culture of efficient & effective control.

Currently we are looking for an Integrated Risk Specialist with a focus on country risk to join our team. Someone who gets inspired and energized by tasks that start with retrieving information & data in an efficient and optimal way. Someone who can structure this input, followed by proper analysis, visualizations and main conclusions. Someone who can connect the dots and is able to translate and present strategic advises resulting from the analysis towards Senior Management and – in doing so – generate impact for the bank. If this sounds like you as a person in combination with your competences, then please contact us!

Working environment

You will be working with an energetic group of people who share the same drive and vision. Our unique selling point is the diversity of topics and of our colleagues, who come from a background in Risk, Finance, Business or Consultancy and with multiple nationalities. We are always available to help each other. Furthermore, we make time for non-work related activities.

Although your initial placement will focus on country risk, you will be part of the larger Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Network with domains that are characterized by working with data analysis (IFRS impairments, Stress Testing & Scenario Analysis, Strategic Capital Allocation, RWA advisory, Economic Capital Advisory, etc.). You will facilitate senior management to define an appropriate response to the material risks faced by the Bank. Based on our deliverables we contribute to informed strategic decisions and by that in defining and controlling the Bank’s strategy. The way of working of the ERM Network offers the opportunity to share your knowledge and contribute to the deliverables of CRM in a broader context. At the same time it offers you the opportunity to learn more about the wider set-up of risk management.

Your profile

You are a team player who is eager to learn and strives for quality. You are able to understand complex cases and can communicate the main points clearly. You are able to switch from a bird’s eye view to your eye for details, and you know when and how to ask for more information. Additionally, you have a good sense of humor.

Check your profile:

  • University degree;
  • 3-5 years of work experience;
  • Affinity with Risk including credit analysis, Macro-economics, Finance or the (Banking) business, proven track record on data handling and translating in excellent visualizations of strategic conclusions / advices following the analysis of the underlying data;
  • You are entrepreneurial, proactive, thorough and you have a practical mindset;
  • Quantitative and complex problems give you energy; and
  • You are flexible and able to work with deadlines.

Your job

The ERM Network within Central Risk Management consists of a group of around 75 professionals that are involved with maintaining the strategic risk profile of the bank. We deliver high quality products for our internal and external stakeholders and provide advice to facilitate decision making process. You will have a primary focus on Country Risk and thereby:

  • Contribute to maintain an up to date Country Risk Policy and Country Risk Appetite;
  • Assist in organizing a regular (bi-annual) country limits review process involving requests from Business Lines and analysis from Group Economics and Security & Integrity Management;
  • Decide within delegated approval or otherwise advice about transactional approvals if outside existing country limits;
  • Participate in leading Country Event Meetings that take place after a country event such as abrupt macro-economic changes in a country;
  • Establish and maintain rules & procedures for country risk exposure measurement and recording;
  • Regularly report country risks to senior management and regulators including impact on the bank of geopolitical risks; and
  • Contribute to other teams that coordinate bank wide themes like Enterprise Risk Management, Internal and external reporting, Risk Weighted Assets (RWA), Economic Capital (EC), Stress Test, Risk Appetite and ICAAP.

As all the risks are part of the integrated risk view, we have a good overview of the total risk profile of the bank. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team and work on one or several products. You will be provided with a knowledge intensive working environment.

We value knowledge sharing, within as well as outside of our own department. Together we are constantly in motion in order to respond to our changing environment, which is becoming more complex and demanding.

We are offering

A challenging environment where there is a good work-life balance. We offer you the opportunity to develop yourself on hard as well as soft skills. You will have space for entrepreneurship and it is possible to receive responsibilities quickly. There are good opportunities for career growth. Over time you can develop towards a more advising/coordinating role or towards a specialist. We also offer you the opportunity to be the best you can be, work flexible hours and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally and:

  • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness;
  • A salary based on Hay grade 9,10 or 11 depending on experience;
  • A supplementary benefit budget of 11%, which you can spend on additional fringe benefits;
  • A personal development budget of EUR 1.000 per year;
  • An annual public transportation pass or travel budget, depending on the function; and
  • A solid pension plan.


If you are interested and want to know more about this vacancy, please contact Geert-Jan Brinkman ( We very much look forward meeting you.

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ABN AMRO

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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