Senior Risk Expert, Operational Risk Data

Gdynia, PL, 81-537 Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Helsinki, FI, 500 København S, DK, 2300 Stockholm, SE, 111 44 Gdańsk, PL, 80-309 Oslo, NO, 0368

Job ID: 13169 


At Nordea, we’re committed to being a partner our customers and society can count on. Compliance and integrity go hand in hand. Joining us means you’ll have an impact on how we do banking – today and tomorrow. So bring your ideas, skills and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with plenty of opportunities to collaborate, grow and make your mark on something bigger.


About this opportunity


Welcome to the Data risk team in Group operational risk! We are now looking for new colleagues to work with us in helping Nordea to ensure that the risks associated with data management are managed and controlled throughout the data lifecycle. You will be also part of the Independent Validation Function responsible for the independent validation of BCBS239 adherence at Nordea.


Our team adds value with our constructive challenge and support for our colleagues in the First Line of Defence when building well controlled and designed data management solutions in a fast-changing environment. As the Senior Risk Expert, you will play a valuable role in supporting and positively influencing the First Line of Defence to manage Data risks.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Leveraging your knowledge and experience of Data risks, controls and BCBS 239 to constructively challenge and proactively support our colleagues in the First Line of Defence
  • Leading and contributing to oversight activities over Data risk and BCBS 239
  • Acting as a trusted partner to the First Line of Defence as they enhance their risk management approach and frameworks
  • Monitoring risk indicators and risk mitigation progress
  • Providing reports to senior management on the highest risks and topical or thematic risks


You will join a talented team driving high quality and risk focused oversight activities for data risks and BCBS 239 validation. The role can be based in Poland, Finland, Sweden, Norway or Denmark.


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. 


To succeed in this role, we believe that you:

  • Have excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, are able to navigate and collaborate across Nordea
  • Excellent execution skills, are able to make the right priorities and deliver accurate, simple and effective solutions
  • A structured mind-set, are able to see the big picture, as well as a strong attention to relevant details


Your experience and background:

  • Experience working with operational risk management and/or with auditing procedures within the banking or financial services industry
  • An understanding of data governance, data quality management, or you have worked with other data management related topics
  • You have a track record of delivering and participating in projects with minimal supervision
  • You are familiar with the regulatory expectations for data management in banking industry e.g. BCBS 239
  • You have professional level spoken and written English
  • Flexible, open-minded and a strong cultural awareness


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 21/12/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Henri Laaksonen

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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