Senior Operational Risk Manager

Knab was founded in 2012. We are an online bank, but one run by real people. We are known for being different because we want to do things differently. Simpler, smarter, and more affordable for our customers. By combining smart technology with a healthy dose of common sense, we create financial services that meet your needs. We add sublime, personal service to this, creating something unique in the financial sector.

Your role and responsibilities
We are looking for two Senior Operational Risk Managers to join the second line Operational Risk Management (ORM) team. As member of a second line team your responsibilities include developing and implementing risk policies and guidelines, implementing regulations, raise risk awareness, advise on, and challenge the outcome of risk assessments and control testing, monitor and report on the operational risk profile within our organization. Experience in change, IT and data risk is a plus.

The Team 
The Operational Risk Management team (ORM) within Knab consists of 6 dedicated risk specialists in the second line, who maintain the operational risk framework of the bank. You will work closely with other teams within the bank and report to the Head of ORM. The ORM team is part of the Risk and Compliance team and reports to the Head of Non-Financial Risk (NFR) of the bank.

Your Profile
We are looking to hire two senior Operational Risk Managers, one with a background in and focus on change, IT and data and within finance and banking core processes. The same level of seniority applies, just a slight difference in background is preferred.As Senior Operational Risk Manager, you are a dedicated team player with a hands on mentality and result oriented. Moreover, you have the following qualifications:

  • You think and operate on an academic level supported by a master’s degree, in for example Economics, Business Administration, Accounting or IT;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in operational risk management, for example in a risk or audit (RO/RA/RE is a plus) function, in a complex or IT and data driven environment;
  • A strong understanding of ORM practices and techniques including experience in the development and implementation of risk policies;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of retail banking processes and relevant regulations;
  • Fluency in English and preferably Dutch (both written and oral);

This is Knab and this is what we offer you
At Knab, you’re in for seriously nice work and great colleagues. We ensure that the atmosphere and working conditions are as vibrant as the job itself. Additionally, we believe it’s important that you experience a good balance between work and your private life.

Come as you are, diversity and inclusion are important to Knab. Everyone is welcome, and we make sure you feel at home with us. A good salary is, of course, just as important. Want to know what you get in return—both financially and non-financially? Check the benefits

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