Senior Non-Financial Risk Specialist

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At a glance

Do you get energy from working on a diversity of issues? Are you good at taking ownership of specific risk and control related topics on one hand, and managing various stakeholders on the other? We are looking for a Non-Financial Risk Specialist who contributes to risk awareness and operational excellence across various sectors, regions and product lines within Corporate Banking (CB).

Your job

This is a 1st line of Defence role. You will be responsible for the effective and efficient execution of the Operational Risk Management Framework within CB. You will act as a linking pin between the CB business and 2nd & 3rd line stakeholders. You will be conducting risk assessments, implementing local controls and occasionally monitoring their effectiveness. In addition, you will act as an expert on non financial risk topics and provide strategic advice to management, based on your expertise. You will be constantly liaising with multiple stakeholders from the business, the 2nd and the 3rd Line of Defence representatives. This requires strong problem solving, stakeholder management and communication skills.

Our team:

  • We contribute to the execution and monitoring of the Operational risk & control framework of the bank by taking an active gatekeeping role towards the business. We take ownership of specific risk and control related topics and projects and are responsible for the execution of operational risk instruments within the framework.
  • We are responsible for registration and monitoring of Risk Events and Incidents that occur within the CB business.
  • We ensure demonstrable adherence to Compliance, Legal and Tax related policies in the realm of Markets Integrity, Client Protection & Product Integrity, Organisational & Employee Integrity, Client Integrity etc.
  • We take part in the execution of all Operational Risk Management and Compliance related instruments within the existing Operational Risk framework which contributes to the identification of operational risks within CB.
  • We facilitate accurate, complete and timely management information for both internal and external stakeholders by accurate reporting on own activities, either in BAU or projects.

Working environment

Risk Oversight and Control & Regulations falls within the scope of Processes & Control and is responsible for all first line Non-Financial / Operational risk & control activities and accountable for the oversight of Corporate Banking’s full risk taxonomy. Processes & Control safeguards CB’s license to operate by (i) having a firm grasp on the risk taxonomy, (ii) creating and maintaining complete and correct administration, (iii) enabling flawless business operations and (iv) offering reliable day-to-day business support.

Your profile

You’re a self-starter who enjoys to operate independently and improve the team as a whole. You want to improve yourself and the organization continuously and you’re open to changes.

  • Relevant (non-financial) risk management/project management experience, preferably for a financial institution.
  • Excellent communication skills - you feel comfortable liaising with Senior Management and other stakeholders
  • Strong organizational sensitivity - the ability to understand and take into account organizational dynamics.
  • Familiar with Risk Governance Systems, Risk Data Analysis & Risk Reporting.
  • Fluent in English and preferably Dutch.

We are offering

We are a young, dynamic, and very inclusive team from diverse and international backgrounds. We believe in continuous learning so not only do we encourage bringing new perspectives, but we also support challenging the status quo. We also believe that your own personal development is as important to our success as it is to yours, which is why we pay special attention to your personal development needs. This role is based at the ABN AMRO head office at the Gustav Mahlerlaan in Amsterdam Zuid. We have adopted a hybrid way of working whereby you will work partly from home and partly from the office.


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Questions about the role? Don't hesitate to reach out to Tom Kluczek,

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.

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Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ABN AMRO

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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