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Risk manager

Company:  DNB Bank ASA Norway
Application Deadline:  05.12.21

Location: Norway : Bjørvika 


For almost 200 years, we in DNB have been here for you. We are Norwegian and we are international. We are tradition and innovation. We are a partner in your single life, family life, daily life, business life and community life. We are here to help with the small details and the big questions. Every day we bring together people and ideas with knowledge and capital. Our purpose is to make your everyday life easier. 

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Corporate Banking – Risk, Strategy and Portfolio Management (RSPM) – Conduct, Operational, & Privacy Risk (COP) 


Risk Manager – Operational Risk 


Do you value teamwork and enjoy taking responsibility? Are you motivated by a fast-paced environment? Are you curious by nature and seek practical solutions? Do you enjoy working hands-on?


As a Risk Manager responsible for Operational Risk in COP you will have a large impact on how we work with Operational Risk in Corporate Banking (CB), a business area in DNB Bank ASA. 


Risk, Strategy and Portfolio Management division is, among other things, responsible for assisting and advising the customer divisions in Corporate Banking in handling non-financial risk in the business.  


The section “Conduct, Operational, & Privacy Risk” (COP) is responsible for a broad spectrum of risk management and compliance topics. Our ambition is to translate, implement, and operationalize according to expectations and requirements for Corporate Banking’s processes, people, and products. This is done together with DNB`s best expertise and in close cooperation with business. The results have a large impact in achieving Corporate Banking objectives.


You will be part of a global team of Subject Matter Experts (Risk Managers), working closely with in Corporate Banking and across DNB (domestically and internationally). We are a team of 13 subject matter experts in Oslo.  


Main tasks:

  • Strengthening the operational risk management and internal control within the 1. Line of Defense businesses in Corporate Banking.
  • Implementation and operationalization of relevant Group standards, policies, frameworks, and instructions. 
  • Working closely with the divisions in Corporate Banking to ensure adherence to internal and external requirements. 
  • Be a Subject Matter Expert on Operational risk to further enhance the internal control environment.
  • Facilitating operational risk tools to mitigate risks.
  • Active contribution and participation in development of system support on operational risk, e.g., BWise and ServiceNow.
  • Project participation. 

Qualifications required:  

  • Relevant higher education at bachelor’s or master’s degree. Extensive and related work experience may compensate for prerequisite qualifications.
  • Relevant experience from the financial service sector.   
  • Good understanding of non-financial risk management framework, industry knowledge, risk reporting and stakeholder management.
  • Proficiency in English and a Scandinavian language (oral and written).

Personal skills and characteristics: 

  • Sees the big picture and takes wider considerations into account
  • Establishes credibility; meet challenges in a convincing way, and convey energy in interaction with others
  • Conveys information with clarity and ease, both orally and in writing
  • Adapts behavior quickly and efficiently to achieve goals, overcome adversity, or solve a challenge

You will enjoy a great deal of flexibility and autonomy in how you organize your work with clear objectives and results to deliver in a team spirit. 

Working language: English and Scandinavian.


Location: Oslo/Norway 

Application deadline: 05/12/2021  

Contacts: Yvonne Fjellvang, Senior Risk Manager. Mobile: +47 95830558. Marius Styczen, Section Head. Mobil: + 47 95863801.

We offer a competitive pension scheme, employee terms on DNB products, insurance schemes, access to resorts in Norway and abroad. Sports, cultural and other activities plus a wide range of discount schemes. We know the value of good work-life balance, and we can offer flexible working hours, extra days off and reduced working hours from May to August (summertime).

If you have an open mindset to new innovative ways of working and want to be part of a global and agile team, you might be our next colleague. Welcome with your application today.                                                                                                                                                                                     
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