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Regulatory Strategic Partner to Regulatory Affairs team

Helsinki, FI, 500 København S, DK, 2300 Oslo, NO, 368 Stockholm, SE, 111 44

Job ID: 11310 

Would you like to help Nordea to navigate in the complex world of prudential supervision and regulation? 


We would like to welcome you to an accomplished international team and work closely with Nordea's key staff in financial supervisory authority (ECB/SSM) interactions – and in your part support contribute to a safe and trusted Nordea? We are now looking for a Regulatory Strategic Partner (Chief Expert) to interact with the supervisor, provide advice within Nordea regarding supervisory expectations, coordination and managing of requests from the authorities and contribute to on-site inspections.


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 Regulatory Affairs team. We add value by being a trusted partner to our external and internal stakeholders, and in supporting Nordea’s business, Group Functions and senior management by providing advice regarding supervisory expectations. As the Regulatory Strategic Partner (Chief Expert), you’ll play a valuable role in helping Nordea succeed in its cooperation with the authorities in a most efficient and appropriate manner. We are proud to be safe and trusted bank and welcome you to work with us and in your part contribute to that key element of Nordea.

What you will be doing:

  • Act as an expert of supervisory expectations, offering advice and support to business units and group functions and senior management regarding authority interactions
  • Coordinate and drive authority interactions
  • Participate in and support authority interactions in close cooperation with internal stakeholders 
  • Contribute to on-site inspections (OSIs) as a Steering Committee member or as member of the Project Management and Interaction Office (PMIO)
  • Ensure that the respective Nordea’s regulatory communications are provided on time and are of high quality matching the supervisory expectations


You’ll join a international team of colleagues with a variety of backgrounds and skills. We work closely with other Nordea units and functions, and this is an opportunity for you to get first-hand insight into work with the SSM. 


The role is based in Helsinki; Copenhagen; Oslo; Stockholm.

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:

  • Expertise in one or several risk areas, for example credit, capital, governance, market, operational/IT, climate risks, or liquidity risks
  • Strong people skills that help you to drive cross country/unit collaboration in a calm and constructive manner
  • Can communicate effectively and concisely in speaking and writing
  • Have ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment and drive projects
  • Have ability to connect dots and pick up on key elements whilst keeping the holistic overview
  • Have resilience to changing environments and flexibility to manage a variety of tasks simultaneously


Your experience and background:

  • Good understanding of risks related to banking
  • Preferably some understanding of banking supervision and regulatory framework
  • Experience in complex stakeholder management and communication tasks
  • Minimum of relevant working experience 5-10 years 
  • Professional level of English, both written and spoken
  • Suitable educational background, e.g. Master's degree in economics, finance, law, business administration, or similar


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 12/08/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Nadja Annina Vastamäki.

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.

Department:  Legal / Compliance / Sourcing

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