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Senior Operational Risk Officer with focus on BC&CM

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Senior Operational Risk Officer with focus on BC&CM
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Job Country: Finland; Estonia; Poland 
Job City: Helsinki; Gdynia; Tallinn; Warsaw 

Would you like to play a role in delivering oversight of the Business crisis and  continuity management risk area? We are now looking for a Senior Operational Risk Officer to monitor and oversee the management of Business crisis and  continuity management risk area risk in Nordea.

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 the Group Operational Risk team. We add value by overseeing and controlling how Nordea’s first line of defense identifies and manages operational risks in all areas of the business and globally.  As a Senior Operational Risk Officer in the Internal process and Reporting risk area team, you’ll play a valuable role by contributing to the assessment of business crisis and  continuity management risk area and development of 2LoD oversight. We have a tight cooperation with 1st Line of defense, the technology and data team and CSO to ensure and promote Nordea’s Operational & IT Resilience, to safeguard that business disruptions are managed properly to avoid and minimize impact on Nordea Group and Nordea´s customers.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Building and developing comprehensive oversight of Nordeas 1LoD BC & CM
  • Assessing the BC& CM risk area risks facing Nordea and the associated control environment, including planning and executing independent control assurance work
  • Monitor, control and provide advise on the adequacy, effectiveness and the regulatory compliance of Nordea’s internal rules
  • Producing high quality written reports to Nordeas senior leadership, Board of Directors, and regulators

You’ll join a team that is passionate about developing Internal process/BCCM/ Reporting risk area oversight in the 2LoD. The role can be based in Finland, Poland or Estonia.


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:

  • Have an analytical and challenging mindset
  • Happy and secure working both independently and as part of a team
  • Enjoy interacting with colleagues and senior managers across the Group including providing constructive challenge on outsourcing and third party risk management topics

Your experience and background:

  • Solid experience of operational/compliance risk management, regulation, and processes
  • Experience working within the business continuity and crisis management areas is meritorious
  • Strong experience in performing risk analysis
  • Strong experience in communicating with senior stakeholders
  • Minimum of a bachelors degree in a relevant field
  • Excellent communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English (professional level)

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 07/04/2021. Please note that we proceed with potential candidates already during the application period. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Selma Cosovic at +45 30934278 or selma.cosovic@nordea.com.

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.


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