Apply now »

Senior Risk Expert

Helsinki, FI, 500 Warszawa, PL, 02-460

Job ID: 12238 


Would you like to be a key driver in the understanding and management of balance sheet risks? We are now looking for a Senior Risk Expert to support the development and maintenance of risk frameworks for non-traded market risk, including Defined Benefit Pension Risk, Structural FX Risk, and IRRBB.


At Nordea, we are committed to being a partner that 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 2nd Line of Defence Capital Risk team within Capital, Liquidity and Risk Reporting (CLRRC). We add value by ensuring risks embedded in the balance sheet are properly managed, which is all part of making sure Nordea is able to provide banking services to customers in both good times and bad. As Senior Risk Expert you’ll play a valuable role in maintaining and developing risk frameworks for the non-traded markets risks for which CLRRC is responsible, working with colleagues and 1st line to monitor and control these risks.


What you’ll be doing:


  • Representing Group Risk in interactions with senior management, risk owners and regulators on the various topics within non-traded market risk
  • Identifying and investigating new and emerging non-traded market risks to the bank
  • Monitoring and measuring risks to promote complete and accurate sensitivity reporting
  • Supporting in the design and calibration of internal risk appetite stress scenarios
  • Monitoring and analysing banking book activities and trends and proactively identifying new risks
  • Recommending adjustments to frameworks, strategies and hedge programmes
  • Supporting in various Group Risk and bank-wide deliverables in non-traded market risks


You’ll be joining a team with multi-national banking experience and diverse backgrounds.


The role is based in Helsinki; Warszawa.

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 work well with others
  • You love learning and trying new things
  • You’re excited about bringing your ideas to the table


Your experience and background: 

  • 3-5 years of experience in a risk management environment.
  • The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the risks of a large international bank’s balance sheet.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English.
  • An educational background within STEM or Finance


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 26/08/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact John J Barbour

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

Learn more about us

Learn more about us

How we recruit

Who we are

Sustainability in Nordea

Our purpose and values


Apply now »