Senior Operational Risk Manager

  • De Volksbank
  • Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Jul 17, 2017
Full time Finance Risk

Job Description

The function
as Operational Risk Manager with IT expertise you have an eye for strategic, tactical and operational decisions of the ITC unit within the Volksbank. You will ensure that they are in control and remain in the field of information security risk, both from the organization and those of the other business units of the People's Bank in favor of optimal management. Your expertise provides insight, overview, trend analysis and useful advice. Your binding power points the way to solutions that are supported by the entire Volksbank. 
You maintain portfolio management via the relationship with the ITC organization, based in Den Bosch (here you will attend on average two days a week). From your 2nd line responsibility you fulfill the second LoD oversight, challenge and support role for ITC organiatie. 
You will be responsible for include:
As Risk Manager with IT expertise, advise, facilitate and accompany your management, directors and management of the business units of the People's Bank concerning the management of operational IT risks. Allows you contribute directly to the risk awareness and risk management of the credit union. You contribute to the demonstrably "in its control" of management, directors, management and staff. You, the board, directors, management and employees are able to make an adequate assessment of (operational) risks related to their (-efficiency) goals.
  • You are the expert and source of information in the field of Operational Risk Management within the ITC organization, for both the business and the (senior) management.
  • You organize and keep control on the implementation of parts of the Integrated Control Framework (ICF) for continuous assessment of operational risks, and helps integrate the ICF in the overall strategy and operations of the credit union.
  • You assess, quantify and report operational IT risks of business units within your area of ​​interest (portfolio).
  • You monitor developments in operational IT risk profile of the credit union.
  • You advise management on preventive and remedial measures and monitors the implementation of these measures. Convince others to implement agreements made.
  • You support coaches and management, maintaining and expanding relationships with relevant parties.
  • You share your experience with your colleagues and acts as a sparring partner in the field of IT risks.
  • You develops and participates in the development of standardized methods and techniques as part of the Integrated Control Framework, on the identification of operational IT risks within the Volksbank. These methods and techniques include: Strategic Risk analysis, Risk & Control Self Assessments, and manage loss event database, Risk Appetite for non-financial risks, risicocultuur- and consciousness.

You have
  • Masters Degree, supplemented with preferably a post-graduate degree (eg IT audit)
  • Demonstrable experience in IT functions and / or in internal control issues within the IT domain.
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of risk management and internal control methods.
  • Good knowledge of IT processes and relevant technical knowledge.
  • Thorough knowledge of banking operations, strategies, processes, products, culture and organization of a bank.
You are customer focused, analytical and organizational skills. You have a proactive attitude, have good organizational sensitivity and have good communication skills. You can enter your own team well both together and with other business units. Furthermore, you manage to convince you conceptually strong but also practical, honest and trustworthy. You are a team player with excellent presentation skills, someone who can bring people together and looking from a positive drive for supported solutions. 
About the department
within the People's Bank is the Three Lines of Defense Model applies. The Department of Operational Risk & Management Control (OR & MC) as 2nd line risk management function responsible for supporting the Volksbank in maintaining integrity and responsible business by giving advice, providing policy and monitoring compliance. The OR & MC department is part of the Risk Management area of the People's Bank and within the Credit, Market and Operational Risk focus (CM & OR). CM & OR is the "heart" of integrated risk monitoring and advisory services for the Volksbank. 

What you get from us? 
Volksbank is different from others. We are an informal organization. We choose a good balance between work and leisure (such as The New Work). Personal responsibility is our top priority. Of course you get an attractive benefits package: a good salary, 13th month and plenty of space for training and development.

The Volksbank goes with brands SNS, ASN Bank, Regions Bank and BLG Wonen the challenge to bring the human dimension in banking. Together we want to redesign the current banking landscape in the Netherlands and sincerely put the best interests of our customers to make responsible choices in our business. With some 3,000 colleagues we are full of confidence and optimism to achieve this ambition. Do you have the guts to contribute to a change in the banking industry? Come help build our new bank and make a difference for our customers.