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Senior Risk Analyst Operational Risk

About the workplace

NIB is an International Financial Institution located in the heart of Helsinki. NIB provides financing to projects that promote productivity gains and environmental benefits for the Nordic and Baltic countries. NIB offers a flexible and dynamic working environment and provides you with the opportunity to take your career to the next level. To attract the best candidates NIB offers a competitive salary and benefits package and provides relocation and accommodation assistance for expat employees. NIB provides an international and multi-cultural working environment. Throughout the Bank we communicate in English.

Work tasks

NIB is seeking a

Senior Risk Analyst

to join the Operational Risk Management team within the Risk Management Unit in Helsinki for a fixed-term contract of 4 years. The Risk Management Unit is responsible for the management and control of the Banks portfolio credit -, market -, liquidity -, and operational risk as well as capital adequacy assessment.

The Senior Risk Analyst reports to the Head of Operational Risk Management. The team is responsible for the development of the operational risk management framework, risk measurement methodologies and monitoring and reporting on operational risks. The team conducts risk and control self-assessments (RCSA), participates in new product initiatives and provides operational risk reporting to senior management. The position offers excellent insight into the Banks business activities and processes.

Main responsibilities

• Contribute to the work of the Operational Risk Management team to manage and monitor the Banks risks
• Act as a lead analyst on a subject matter pertaining to the teams responsibilities
• Prepare operational risk analysis on topical issues to support the Banks governing bodies
• Conduct risk and control self-assessments and develop the related methodologies and practices
• Develop operational risk management, risk measurement (Key Risk Indicators) and risk reporting practices
• Promote operational risk awareness and educate staff in matters relating to operational risk management


• A Masters degree in finance, engineering or other relevant discipline
• At least 7 years of relevant operational risk management experience in banking and knowledge of processes and activities in the banking industry
• Competence in conducting RCSAs, perform analysis of incidents and develop reporting
• Strong technical competencies (MS Office, MS Visio, SQL, programming skills)
• Experience in developing Key Risk Indicators and conducting scenario analysis would be an asset
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Excellent team-working skills
• Excellent spoken and written communication and interpersonal skills
• A strong command of English. Knowledge of at least one of the Scandinavian languages would be an asset

Scope of employment

Form of employment: Temporary employment

Scope: Full-time

Fixed-term 4 years


Last application date: 16/12/2018

Reference number: A831425



Number of positions advertised:  1



Tom Hagström
Head of Operational Risk Management
+358 10 618 0262


We offer you
• An active role in developing the Banks risk management practices
• An opportunity to develop your professional skills
• An international working environment
• A new perspective on the financial industry based on NIBs position as an International Financial Institution owned by the Nordic and Baltic countries

Special benefits are available for foreign staff moving to Helsinki, Finland for the purpose of taking up this appointment.