People Leader in KYC Customer Risk Scoring

Helsinki, FI, 500 Oslo, NO, 0368 Stockholm, SE, 111 44 København S, DK, 2300

Job ID: 17366 


We are looking for a strong KYC Risk Specialist who will lead the KYC Customer Risk Scoring team in the Know Your Customer (KYC) organisation in Group Financial Crime Prevention (GFCP). This is an opportunity for you to be a part of Nordea’s Financial Crime Prevention and you will be working with highly competent people in an energetic and dynamic organisation. 

Compliance 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.

That’s where you come in. Working with us, you’ll help ensure that compliance underpins every decision we make and every action we take.

Together, we are passionate about building a Bank that makes a difference – one where you can learn and grow. Will you help us lead the way in embedding compliance to transform the future of banking?

Your future responsibilities

You will have a crucial role in ensuring the safety and soundness of our operations by leading our Know Your Customer (KYC) risk scoring team and be responsible for developing and implementing robust customer risk assessment methodologies. You will be defining the requirements towards the KYC tools in Nordea as well as ensuring that risk issues are addressed appropriately as well as risk based. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Formulating and executing the strategic vision for KYC Customer Risk Scoring in alignment with Nordea’s overall risk management objectives
  • Designing and refining risk scoring models to accurately identify and quantify potential risks associated with customer onboarding, transactions, and existing accounts
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements and industry best practices related to KYC, Anti-Money Laundering (AML), and Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF), ensuring that our customer risk scoring methodology is taking the most recent movements in the market into consideration
  • Leveraging data analytics and machine learning techniques to enhance the accuracy and efficiency of customer risk assessment
  • Working closely together with other experts in Know Your Customer and Collaborating with various departments, including Compliance and Operations to integrate risk scoring systems seamlessly into our operations
  • Engaging, coaching and empowering team members to make sure that project deliverables and goals are met
  • Leading a team of highly skilled professionals across the Nordics and with ambition to move into Poland and Estonia

Welcome to a very international team, with highly skilled specialists in Know Your Customer, the daily language will be English as we have staff in all Nordic capitals, Poland and Estonia.

Who you are 

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. The four key values that guide us in being at our best and that we expect all our colleagues to be committed to. 

To build a successful career with us, you’ll work well with others and always act with the customer’s needs in mind. You love learning and trying new things, and you’re excited about bringing your ideas to the table. You’re honest and dependable, willing to speak up even when it’s difficult, and committed to empowering others. You’re passionate about doing a great job.

You are structured and have high quality standards, and you always strive to find the solution that is best for Nordea. 

Your background:

  • Skilled people leader, with documented experience in leadership 
  • Proven experience in risk management, particularly in developing risk scoring models and methodologies
  • In-depth knowledge of KYC, AML, CTF, and relevant regulatory frameworks
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools
  • Excellent communication and presentation abilities to interact with stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience from building and/or maintaining Risk Scoring Models or Methodologies
  • Professional certifications in risk management will be a plus
  • Prior experience in the financial services industry, particularly in banking or fintech
  • Professional English skills


If this sounds like you, we look forward to welcoming you to the team!



Next steps

Submit your application no later than 03/12/2023. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Bjørn Wegener, +45 25292855,

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.


Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered.


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