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Knab was founded in 2012 because we wanted to do things differently. Simpler, smarter and more advantageous for our customers. Because we believe we can help everyone maximize their financial affairs. "Feel at ease when it comes to your finances. Every day." By combining smart technical solutions with a healthy dose of human intelligence, we create financial services that really meet your needs. Add to that some of the sublime personal service from our employees and you end up with something that's truly unique to the world of finance!

In a nutshell
As Enterprise Risk Manager you facilitate the implementation of the Knab ERM framework. You'll be responsible for helping the Lead of Enterprise Risk Management and the broader Risk & Compliance team in identifying, monitoring, managing and reporting on (emerging) risks. Part of the role will involve recovery/resolution planning activities and further integration of the ESG risk management practice.

We are looking for someone that has a learning mentality, driven to explore and lead in the field of risk management at an innovative bank. We offer a great place to work with an eager and open mind set where we take our risk in an intelligent way.


  • You have a growth mindset;
  • You like to coach on risk topics;
  • You like to report to the Board, Audit and Risk Committees and support them in decision making;
  • You have the drive to use data and automate to make risk management more effective and efficient.

The Team
The Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) team within Knab consists of 2 dedicated risk specialists with a strategic and tactical 'can do' mentality. The ERM team is responsible for the Enterprise Risk Management and Risk Appetite Framework. Therefore, we work close with other teams within the bank across all ValueStreams, Finance and Financial and Operational risk teams.

The ERM team is a direct support to the CRO in the risk management activities for strategic risks that could affect Knab's strategy, purpose, mission, values and mid- and long-term objectives. ERM is responsible for setting the risk management direction at Knab and advising the other Risk & Compliance 1st and 2nd line team members in their activities. Next to strategic risks, ERM is responsible for identification of emerging risks, recovery/resolution and organisational change affecting customers and employees, including sustainability risks.

In this role you have a direct report to the Lead of Enterprise Risk Management, Tom Ooms.

Your Profile
There is no set route to become a great Enterprise Risk Manager at Knab. But to be successful in this role, this is the kind of profile we have in mind;

  • Master's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Risk or Economics;
  • Fluency in English and Dutch (both written and oral);
  • Conceptual thinker;
  • An expert with 2-5 years' experience of which several years in risk management (preferably in banking);
  • A strong understanding of full scope of risk management practices and techniques including experience in the development and implementation of risk policies and risk tooling.

The ideal candidate will be focused on excellence and delivery, resilient and able to work with many and varied deliverables. Furthermore you have very strong communication skills.

Diversity Statement: Come as you are. Knab is an open workplace with positive vibes. We are inclusive of all nationalities, races and genders. We feel comfortable to bring our authentic whole selves to work and like you to do so too.

Work with us!
If you come to work with us, Knab will become a significant part of your life. Therefore, we make sure the ambiance is just as exciting as your job. Check the benefits!

If you have any questions regarding this role or the process, please feel free to reach out to us!

We don`t collaborate with third parties to fulfill this role.

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Application procedure

1. You apply
You apply
2. Intake (phone)
Intake (phone)
3. First interview
First interview
4. Case
5. Second interview
Second interview
6. Third interview
Third interview
7. Offer
8. Pre-employment screening
Pre-employment screening
9. Whoo! New job!
Whoo! New job!

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