Operational Risks Officer

March 9, 2023
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Standard / Permanent
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BNP Paribas Nordics Corporate & Institutional Banking is seeking to recruit its future Operational Risks Officer for the Nordic region, based in Oslo or Stockholm.

About BNP Paribas in the Nordics

BNP Paribas is a leading European global bank with presence in 65 countries, with more than 193,000 employees. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Retail Markets, Investment & Protection Services and Corporate & Institutional Banking.

BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) is a globally recognized leader offering capital markets, securities services, financing, treasury and advisory solutions for large corporate and financial institutions.

The Nordic Region was flagged as a priority development region by BNP Paribas top management in 2017. The Group has strong growth ambitions for all three activities mentioned above. With around 1,000 staff across CIB, Consumer Finance (Personal Finance), Asset Management (BNP Paribas Asset Management and Alfred Berg), Factoring, Car Fleet Leasing (Arval), Leasing Solutions and Insurance (Cardif), BNP Paribas is already the International bank with the largest footprint in the Nordics.

About your job

Working hand in hand with the management and independent control functions, you will be responsible for managing operational risks (all risks including Fraud, Third Party, Conduct, Compliance, Regulatory, ICT risks, and others) of a business line or function front-to-back, from the risk identification to the implementation of the appropriate control framework to ensure that the risks are properly mitigated for the 4 Nordic branches of BNP Paribas (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden).

To achieve this, you will drive Business Lines and functions in their risk assessment exercises, perform or coordinate control plans and regularly report the outcome to the top management, including managing incidents remediation and defining action plans to continuously improve processes.

To build up and spread awareness of the operational risk framework, you will provide training, and regular tailored communication to the staff. You will participate and/or organize relevant governance meetings such as the Internal Control Committee to help top management getting the overview of the entity’s operation risk management.

Part of a team of 5, you will report to the Head of Operational & Permanent Control (OPC) team for BNP Paribas CIB Nordics.

What we offer?

  • Multinational business environment and a friendly atmosphere
  • On-the-job training and networking opportunities 
  • Competitive remuneration and social benefit package

Who are we looking for?

  • You are a positive and energetic person with previous successful experience in operational risk management. Background in an Investment Bank or financial services would be an advantage. You are fluent in English, speaking a Nordic language would be a plus.
  • You can demonstrate strong analytical skills as well as the ability to work with a risk-based approach.
  • You are curious, eager to learn and enjoy working in a team. You show strong communication skills both orally and written and you are comfortable in engaging with various counterparts.
  • You are a self-starter, rigorous and can work in autonomy.

As the Bank for a changing world, we truly believe that promoting diversity makes it better. It helps us as well to better serve our customer and communities from every background. As a global bank, we want to welcome and retain all talents. empower them to prosper in an inclusive workplace, regardless of gender identity, age, origin, belief or sexual orientation, and irrespective of whether or not they are living with a disability, as each of them have their own experience and identity. 

Join us and bring your full self to work!