Risk manager in Swedbank Norway Large Corporates & Institutions

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Are you passionate about operational Risk Management and have experience from working with risk & compliance related questions? 

 In Swedbank you have the opportunity to:

  • Enable and ensure that all operational risks that arise within Swedbank Norway are managed in line with the Groups’ risk appetite and risk tolerance framework
  • Enable and ensure the development and implementation of the risk strategy, risk management framework and risk culture
  • Develop skills and learn about methodology and hands-on work with supporting the business in understanding and mitigating operational risks. 
  • Act as an expert, coach, and trainer regarding risk management activities
  • Manage and report operational risks and incidents
  • Support the organization in Business Continuity Management and Crisis handling
  • Support and facilitate Risk Assessments in the organization
  • Ensure that new products and processes are implemented in line with Swedbank’s regulation
  • Regulatory watch and regulatory coordinator role in Swedbank Norway
  • Work with compliance related activities from a first line perspective including supporting the organization in analyzing and implementing new regulations (e.g GDPR. AMLD’s, MiFID, PSD2)
  • Be part of and learn from a First Line risk Management team (LC&I Risk & Regulation) with specialists with various backgrounds working with a broad range of risk management activities including risk assessments, risk reporting, incident management, Business Continuity Management, third party risk management, IT risk management etc.  
  • Together with the team develop ways of working within risk management striving to be perceived as a top-performing risk management department providing value-adding services to the business.
  • Widen your network in Large Corporates & Institutions (LC&I) including head-office, our international branches and other parts of the Swedbank Group.

What is needed in this role:

  • A Master of Science in Business/Economics/Finance/legal or equivalent
  • At least five years experience from working within a Financial institute
  • Experience from leading workshops, performing trainings, and compiling and presenting reports to management
  • Experience in assessing risks and materiality and good understanding of what is important and what is not
  • Extensive experience from working with operational risk and/or compliance risk
  • A very structured approach, planning skills and ability to manage and coordinate a large number of activities ongoing at the same time
  • Being a “driving force” in independently ensuring performance of first line risk & compliance related activities in the Norwegian branch supporting local branch management
  • Verbal skills and excellent command of written and spoken English and Norwegian
  • A positive mind-set, inspirational attitude, helpful approach and excellent communicative skills (on all levels in the organisation) inspiring and supporting the work with risk management in LC&I Norway
  • A curious mindset and interest to really get to know the business, build relationships and support LC&I Norway management and staff in understanding and assessing risks within our business
  • Knowledge of LC&Is business, including customers, products and processes is a merit
  • Experience from working within Markets and/or Investment Banking is a merit

"Join our team and...

be a part of a team consisting of risk specialists with a business orientation approach. We have a well-functioning cooperation culture and share many laughs together. As a team member you will have all possibilities to take initiatives, influence direction and manage your own tasks. You will find great opportunities for your professional development within operational risk management, a dynamic working environment and supportive colleagues. " Andreas Sand, your future leader

We look forward to your application at the latest 2021-08-15 

Location:  Oslo,

Recruiting manager: Andreas Sand, +46 72 710 66 31 (Head of LC&I Risk & Regulation) and Eivind Nordahl (Head of Administration LC&I Norwegian Branch)

We may begin the selection during the application period, so we welcome your application as soon as possible.

We have made our choice regarding recruitment media and therefore kindly decline contact with ad sellers or sellers of other recruitment services. 

Swedbank does not discriminate anybody based on gender, age, sexual orientation or sexual identity, ethnicity, religion or disability – everybody is welcome.


Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

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We are about 15 000 colleagues working mainly in Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Working together is important to us. We achieve the best results when we learn from each other and use our values Open, Simple, Caring to guide us every day.

We believe in diversity and inclusion and show this by treating customers and colleagues in the same respectful way.

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