Operational Risk Officer

Paço de Arcos, PT, 2770-131

Job ID: 12886 

We are looking for an Operational Risk Officer to take part of our 2nd line operational risk management and control activities throughout the whole organization.
Would you like to be part of a team that works with risk management and control across the whole value chain in Nordea Asset Management? A team that is close to all stakeholders and commits to promoting a sound risk culture?

Then you may be the colleague we are looking for. 

At Nordea, we see that the world is changing fast – and we want to be one step ahead of the curve. That’s why we’re deeply committed to providing the financial solutions of tomorrow to our customers. We’re creating an agile environment where we experiment and grow together – and we need your ideas and original background. With us, you’ll be in good company with a chance to make your mark on something bigger.
Nordea Asset Management (NAM) is the asset management arm of the Nordea Group, the leading financial services group in the Nordic and Baltic Sea regions. The group has 11 million clients and 30,000 employees. NAM has around 900 employees with more than 31 different nationalities  and manages more than EUR 250 billion of assets for institutional, wholesale and retail clients across the Nordic region and the globe.


Nordea Asset Management  is a company with Nordic values and a flat corporate structure in which everyone can make a difference. You will be working directly at our Lisbon hub in close collaboration with our teams in Copenhagen, Stockholm and Luxembourg.

About this opportunity

You’ll join a team of 5 employees in the Nordics, 5 in Luxembourg and you will be a central part of the 2nd line Risk Management & Control function under the NAM Chief Risk Officer. Nordea Asset Management is responsible for all actively managed investment products in Nordea and handles the development, implementation, running, support and management of our asset management product offering, including the operational production on behalf of the fund companies. 
Your overall responsibilities:

  • Participate in tasks around incident management, change management, risk and control self-assessment, control testing, third-party risk management and assurance activities.
  • Special focus on quality in documentation of significant processes, controls and risks.
  • Responsibility around organising and developing the risk framework (instructions, business procedures, board directives, etc.) and planning of control testing.
  • Taking part in developing efficient and scalable risk processes and coordinate the daily work with the rest of the team.

The role is based in Portugal with effective management from Copenhagen. 

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.  

Your experience and background:

  • Experience from the financial industry
  • Interest and understanding of risk, processes and controls
  • Solid communication, organizational and coordination skills
  • Professional written and spoken English is a requirement
  • Team oriented person with strong interpersonal skills: enthusiastic and positive personality, curious, attentive to detail, structured, committed and collaborative

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 31/10/2022

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