Senior Risk Expert

Helsinki, FI, 500 Gdynia, PL, 81-537 Warszawa, PL, 02-460

Job ID: 19329 


#Data #Analyst #Developer #Analytics #Climate #ESG

Would you like to drive development of data-driven climate-related and environmental risk analytics solutions in the leading Nordic financial institution? We are now looking for a Senior Risk Expert for a permanent position to strengthen our multi-cultural business intelligence development team, working in the intersection of Nordea Group's sustainability oversight, climate-related and environmental risk management, and internal risk reporting function.

At Nordea, we know our customers’ needs are changing – and we’re deeply committed to meeting them with responsible financial solutions for tomorrow. We’re work in an agile manner to link technology and sustainability management – to have a meaningful and global impact. So bring your skills, ideas and unique background and come work with us, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to grow and make your mark on something bigger.

About this opportunity

Welcome to the ESG Framework and Coordination team. We add value by supporting Nordea Group's executive management and business areas with timely and high-quality sustainability information, including on climate change and other environmental factors. We monitor our portfolios via bespoke risk reporting metrics to ensure that we remain within our risk appetite, focused on the most material and relevant risk drivers. As the Senior Risk Expert, you’ll play a valuable role in maintaining and supporting enhancement of data-driven technical solutions, developing methods for assessing materiality of ESG risk factors, and monitoring key risk indicators in accordance with our risk appetite.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Maintain and support technical solutions for sustainability monitoring, reporting and analysis with stakeholder engagement, data harvesting and project management capabilities
  • Operate and provide oversight to key risk metrics, their management and implementation in the context of assessing risk materiality and setting risk appetite limits and monitoring framework
  • Support delivery and maintenance of our existing tools, through coding knowledge such as SAS, SQL and Power BI platforms


You’ll join a dynamic Nordic team that drives development of Nordea Group's credit portfolio analysis and business intelligence tools to support our executive management and wider organization. The role is based in Finland or Poland.


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:

  • Think outside the box to solve logical and technical challenges in consistent manner
  • Are a strong team player and feel at home in international working environment
  • Find it motivating to work in constantly evolving technical and business landscape, as well as in an IT project settings that need to accomplish clear goals and timelines
  • Take initiative and have solution-oriented mindset, with attention to high quality of the end product
  • Are able to explain and document technical solutions to stakeholders in clear and structured manner

Your experience and background:

  • You should have 5 or more years in a senior role, from finance, economics or environmental management with strong analytical and technical skills to work with large and complex data sets
  • Solid knowledge of one or more scripting languages and platforms that are commonly used for data extraction and transformation (SQL, SAS, Python, Tabular Model Development, SSAS (MS SQL Server Analysis Services), SQL integration services, MS Visual Studio, etc.)
  • Experience in consulting, financial services, data engineering or data-driven IT projects is considered as an advantage
  • Degree in technology, business, economics, finance, data sciences, physics, mathematics, engineering, or equivalent
  • Knowledge of or high interest in the management of sustainability and ESG-related risks in the finance industry and the associated regulatory framework
  • Fluent in English (professional level)

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 08/10/2023For more information, you’re welcome to contact Brent David Matthies at

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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