Head of Model Risk Management

At Knab, we’re not your typical online bank. Forget the gray suits; we’re a vibrant community of dedicated professionals putting customers first for a decade. As we continue to grow in customers and offerings, we’re expanding our Krew and seeking a dynamic individual to join us as our Head of Model Risk Management (MRM).

What You’ll Do
As the Head of MRM, you’ll be the driving force behind Knab’s model risk landscape. From refining our Model Risk Management Framework to influencing strategic decisions on the model landscape, you lead the charge. Being a fully digital bank, data-driven decision making and the use of models are at the core of what we do. Reporting to the Chief Risk Officer, you’ll ensure our model risks are well managed and embedded seamlessly into our Enterprise Risk Management. You will also actively take part in the CRO Management Team.

Your Impact

  • Shape and evolve the Model Risk Management Framework for ultimate effectiveness;
  • Provide strategic guidance on the model landscape and infrastructure;
  • Influence decision-making, monitor, and report on Model Risk to key committees and the Executive Board;
  • Independently review and challenge models, ensuring robustness and compliance;
  • Contribute to embedding Model Risk in our Enterprise Risk Management and set the Model Risk appetite;
  • Foster standards and best practices within the modeling community;
  • Ensure regulatory compliance and set methodologies for Model Risk measurement;
  • Lead and mentor the Model Risk team (4 FTE).

Your Profile

  • Over 10 years of experience in quantitative risk management;
  • In-depth understanding of financial markets, instruments, and banking products;
  • Certified in risk management with a focus on both financial and non-financial risks;
  • Ability to bridge strictness with pragmatism;
  • Proven experience in team management and stakeholder engagement;
  • Integrity to uphold risk management principles;
  • Proficiency in mathematics, statistics, programming, and data science;
  • Handson and solution oriented;
  • Strong communication and organizational skills;
  • Fluent in English.

Why Join Knab

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, data-driven environment.
  • Make a real impact on the lives of Knab’s customers.
  • Experience a collaborative and supportive work culture.

Diversity Statement
Come as you are. Knab is an open workplace with positive vibes. We celebrate diversity, welcoming individuals of all nationalities, races, and genders.

Ready to Shape the Future with Knab?:

If you’re ready to bring your expertise to Knab, where work is not just a job but a thrilling part of life, reach out to us. Feel free to connect with any questions.

Note: We don’t collaborate with third parties for this role.

Join us and make a difference!



Get in contact

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Raymond Bosch