(Senior) Project Leader

Stockholm, SE, 111 46 København S, DK, 2300 Helsinki, FI, 500 Warszawa, PL, 02-460

Job ID: 23917 

Would you like to be part of a dynamic and multidisciplinary team of model risk experts and work with stakeholders across the entire Group? We are now looking for a (senior) Project Leader to further develop and strengthen Nordea’s model risk management framework and oversight..


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 Model Risk Management. We add value by keeping Nordea’s Model Risk stakeholders informed and updated on the state of their model risk. We design and maintain Nordea’s model governance framework, and support oversight through the Model Risk Committee. As the Model Risk Manager, you’ll play a valuable part in our journey towards best practice model risk management.   


What you’ll be doing:

  • Manage key deliveries and coordinate model risk reporting activities across the Group
  • Design and coordinate model risk reporting to the banks senior management bodies in close cooperation with model validation teams
  • Design and coordinate internal control and quality assurance, and perform key oversight of information in the model risk system
  • Support and coordinate issue management across the Model Risk and Validation department
  • Drive and support Model Risk related programs deliveries and reporting


You’ll join a team of experienced model risk experts. The team is highly specialised and work in close collaboration with specialists across the Group. The role is based in Stockholm; Copenhagen; 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:

  • Engage collaboratively and communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Are a team player and also master at working independently
  • Are self-driven and strive to deliver timely, and high quality reporting
  • Are structured and can maintain a holistic big-picture overview, while not losing sight of the detail
  • Have a strong understanding of processes
  • Are innovative and thrive on challenging multidisciplinary tasks
  • Have excellent skills in spoken and written communication in business English


Your experience and background:  

  • Academic degree (at least Master's level)
  • Strong communication written communication skills
  • Experience creating clear and concise data based reporting
  • Experience managing stakeholders at multiple levels of seniority
  • Preferably 3+ years' experience in the financial sector
  • Preferably a solid understanding of risk management in banking

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 31/05/2024. 

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.


For candidates in Sweden only - For union information, please contact finansforbundet@nordea.se or SACONordea@nordea.com.

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