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Senior Counterparty Credit Risk Manager to join Group Risk

Warszawa, PL, 02-460

Job ID: 8308 

We are now looking for a Senior Counterparty Credit Risk manager who can proactively drive  development and integration projects. This is a unique opportunity to work with risk systems and take ownership of the implementations.

Counterparty Credit Risk Infrastructure is part of Group Risk that are independently controlling  and monitoring all aspects of risk including counterparty, credit, market, liquidity and operational risk in Nordea. We are passionate about quality and integrity in our deliveries ensuring that Nordea achieves “best in class” risk management solutions.

The Counterparty Credit Risk Infrastructure team are responsible of developing the Counterparty Risk systems in Nordea. The team are driving enhancement, regulatory and capital projects in order to improve the quality of the overall risk management and ensuring regulatory compliance.

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

As a Senior Counterparty Credit Risk manager, you’ll play an important role driving and delivering the future CCR infrastructure to meet challenging demands from both regulators and business.  You’ll enjoy working across divisions and will be empowered to make change happen.

In Group Risk Infrastructure and Data, we are passionate about quality and integrity in our deliveries ensuring that Nordea achieves “best in class” risk management solutions.


This is reflected in CCR Infrastructure’s contribution to:

  • Solution design  - we create and communicate use cases for solutions to a range of risk management needs, from creating capital value to fulfilling regulatory laws and internal management of exposure versus limits.
  • Projects  - we participate , drive,  large and small projects  - achieving the best possible result within the constraints of budget, time and resource.  Planning and scoping are included in this work.
  • Collaborations  - with our fellow GMRC departments , stakeholders and external / internal IT groups.
  • Analysis  - pilot studies  - impact studies  - projections and publication of results
  • Quality assurance  - both testing and automation  - ensuring high quality and successful rollouts
  • Validation – we ensure that Nordea complies with the internal and external regulatory requirements for standards in relevant systems, data and processes.
  • Regulation – we know the regulations that apply to our area and the obligations they place on our infrastructure and processes. We are able to respond to external regulators’ questions and demonstrate compliance.

We are a dedicated team of all-rounders from varied backgrounds, with risk management at the centre. We are the go-to team for approx. 5,000 people who use our tools. You will be expected to acquire a broad knowledge through self-study and on-the job learning and to specialise in some areas of excellence.  You will share your knowledge and experience with others and contribute to a positive team spirit.  There are a clear opportunities to make your mark and deliver tangible results. 


The role is based in Warszawa; Gdańsk; Gdynia.

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 build a successful career with us, you’ll work well with others and always act to deliver value. You communicate effectively, are curious, analytical, a self-learner who is eager to try new things. You’re thorough and committed to the task, taking responsibility while maintaining high professional standards of written and numerical work. 

You adapt to change and manage your time effectively.  You’re willing to bring your ideas to the table and listen to those of others. You’re honest and dependable, able to speak up even when it’s difficult, and committed to empowering others. You’re passionate about doing a great job.

Your behaviours:

  • Highly motivated and proactive
  • Take ownership of assignments and see them through to completion
  • Value cooperation and cross team interactions
  • Able to work on assignments alone and with others
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and a positive character

Your background:

  • You have a relevant Master’s degree, preferably in economics or finance combined with at least 5 years of relevant work experience. Ideally this experience includes working in banking; with OTC derivatives, securities financing products; or in a risk management discipline. Alternatively, you could have experience working with infrastructure, functionality, testing, governance or data in the banking and finance industry. 
  • Superior skills in Excel and Microsoft office are required and experience with VBA, Phyton and SQL is an advantage. 
  • You will be fluent in English.
  • You have an analytical approach driven by curiosity and creativity combined with an eagerness to increase your competencies in risk management.


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 17/08/2022.

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:  Credit and Risk management

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