Model Risk Manager

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 
You identify, investigate and communicate on financial and operational risks related to all models used in Knab. You work together with model owners, developers and users in order to independently challenge and validate models. Your intellectually curious and share insights to strengthen the organization in areas ranging from the model landscape and architecture to the model governance framework. You actively monitor and report model risks to senior management and the Model Risk Committee. 
The Team  
You report to the Head of Model Risk Management. The Model Risk Management team provides independent oversight of the models used in Knab and reports to the Chief Risk Officer (CRO). The team is based in Knab’s office in Amsterdam. 
Your Profile 

  • At least 3 years of experience in model development, model validation in the financial sector; 
  • Experience in programing languages (e.g. R, Python); 
  • Academic education in a quantitative fields like mathematics, statistics, econometrics or physics; 
  • Good communication skills; 
  • Fluent in English speaking and report writing; 
  • Skills in data science is preferred; 
  • Risk management certification is preferred; 
  • Knowledge of AI modeling is preferred. 

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 fulfil this role. 


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Dorine van der Schalk