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Strategic Risk Specialist - ABN AMRO Bank

Locatie: Amsterdam

We are looking for a:

Strategic Risk Specialist

Strategic Risk is responsible for the strategic risk profile of the bank. With our expertise we safeguard the long term strategy of the bank and we optimize the balance between risk and reward. Also think of (future) rules and regulations to enable steering, monitoring and decision making. In addition to our Chief Risk Officer , we advise amongst others the Executive Board, the Supervisory Board and the Group Risk Committee. Our main stakeholders outside the bank are our national and European banking authorities (DNB/ECB/SRB).
Currently we are looking for an analyst to join our team. If this sounds appealing, then please contact us!

Your job

Banking is the business of taking risks. However, which risks are acceptable and which are not? In a continuously changing environment this assessment is done on a daily basis. Strategic risk management means identifying risks, assessing them and addressing them with concrete measures. Each step requires different skills. Do you possess them? Then we are looking for you!
 Strategic Risk consists of a group of around 50 professionals that are involved with maintaining the strategic risk profile of the bank.We deliver high quality products for our internal and external stakeholders and provide advice to facilitate decision making process:Coordination of bank wide themes like Stress Test, Risk Appetite and ICAAP; Portfolio Management, for example translating impact of revised capital regulations (Basel IV) and IFRS into our balance sheet;IFRS9 impairments;Internal and external risk reporting;Advising on bank wide risk weighted assets (RWA) & economic capital (EC);Working on strategic projects is also one of the opportunities;
As all the risks are centrally managed within Strategic Risk, we have a good overview of the total risk profile of the bank. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team and work on one or several products.
You will be provided with a knowledge intensive working environment. We value knowledge sharing, within as well as outside of our own department. Within the department examples are monthly knowledge sessions. Outside of our department workshops are being organized regularly for senior management. Together we are constantly in motion in order to respond to our changing environment, which is becoming more complex and demanding.

Your working environment

You will be working with an energetic group of people who share the same drive and vision. Our unique selling point is the diversity in topics and of our colleagues, who come with a background in Risk, Finance, Business or Consultancy. We are always available to help each other. Furthermore, we make time for non-work related activities. This includes monthly as well as spontaneous “borrels” (drinks), attending (content relevant) events and departmental outings. We can also work on our vitality together, for example by training for the Dam-tot-Damloop with a group of colleagues.
Our multidisciplinary and flexible way of working is progressive and we strive to optimally use the skills and talents of our people. In our organization there is space for bringing your own contribution and initiatives, and we encourage this as much as possible. Strategic Risk is a department where professionals can develop and grow, more in-depth as well as more broadly.

Your profile

You are a team player who is eager to learn and strives for quality. You are able to understand complex cases and can communicate the main points clearly. You are able to switch from a bird’s eye view to your eye for details, and you know when and how to ask for more information. Additionally, you have a good sense of humor.
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-               University degree               
-               5-10 years of work experience               
-               Affinity with Risk, Finance or the (Banking) Business               
-               You are entrepreneurial, proactive, thorough and you have a practical mindset               
-               Quantitative and complex problems give you energy               
-               You are flexible and able to work with deadlines

What we offer

A challenging environment where there is a good work-life balance. We offer you the opportunity to develop yourself on hard as well as soft skills. You will have space for entrepreneurship and it is possible to receive responsibilities quickly. There are good opportunities for career growth. Over time you can develop towards a more advising/coordinating role or towards a specialist.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Strategic Risk Specialist at ABN AMRO Bank in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

13 juni 2019
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More information:

If you are interested and want to know more about this vacancy, please contact Stefan Vlaar, Manager Risk Measurement & Quality Assurance ( 

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