Operational Risk Manager - Europe



Portugal · Spain · Spain · Lithuania · Portugal · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

About Revolut

People deserve more from their money. More visibility, more control, more freedom. And since 2015, Revolut has been on a mission to deliver just that. With an arsenal of awesome products that span spending, saving, travel, transfers, investing, exchanging and more, we've helped 45+ million customers get more from their money. And we're not done yet.

As we continue our lightning-fast growth,‌ two things are essential to continuing our success: our people and our culture. We've been officially certified as a Great Place to Work™ in recognition of our outstanding employee experience! So far, we have 10,000+ people working around the world, from our great offices or remotely, on our mission. And we're looking for more. We want brilliant people that love building great products, love redefining success, and love turning the complexity of a chaotic world into the simplicity of a beautiful solution.

About the role

Our Risk team sits at the very core of Revolut. It works across functions, products, and regions to monitor front-line performance and ensure that the business is on safe footing.

People in the Risk team are among the first in the company to get involved in new business initiatives, from app technology, to treasury and finance, to customer support.

We’re looking for an Operational Risk Manager to be a key member of our risk team in Revolut Bank . Working closely with the Head of Operational Risk and key stakeholders from all parts of the company, Risk has an exciting opportunity to see the whole picture and help everywhere 🚀

If you want to gain experience at a fast-growing fintech, while helping to make Revolut safer for our customers and employees, then tap the link to join our Risk department 💫

What you’ll be doing

  • Working with the second line of defence (2LOD) to identify, assess, document, and regularly review risks
  • Providing oversight and guiding 1LOD in the design, implementation, and effectiveness testing of all information technology and security-related controls
  • Managing ongoing development and implementation of frameworks, policies, controls, and training for the management and oversight of IT and Security risk
  • Aligning IT and Security risk management activities with industry best practices and standards
  • Monitoring IT and security risks against limits and thresholds, producing reports to management and other relevant stakeholders
  • Registering risk events, investigating and performing root-cause analysis, and managing and delivering risk incident reports to senior management
  • Overseeing and managing the operational performance of third party vendors and suppliers within the technology and security area
  • Facilitating appropriate IT risk and security-related awareness and risk culture amongst employees

What you'll need

  • 3+ years of experience in IT risk, security risk, IT audit, etc. within financial services
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Impeccable organisational and communication skills
  • Solid interpersonal communication skill
  • Great attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently, manage concurrent deadlines and multiple priorities

Nice to have

  • The ability to work with data, proficiency with SQL
  • A CISA, CRISC, CISM, or related certification
  • A degree in computer science or information technology/security
  • Knowledge of Information Technology and Security risk frameworks, such as NIST, ISO 27001, COBIT, etc.
  • Knowledge of IT Technology and Security risk-based best practices

Compensation range

  • Lithuania: €4,800 - €5,000 gross monthly*
  • Other locations: Compensation will be discussed during the interview process

*Final compensation will be determined based on the candidate's qualifications, skills, and previous experience

Building a global financial super app isn’t enough. Our Revoluters are a priority, and that’s why in 2021 we launched our inaugural D&I Framework, designed to help us thrive and grow everyday. We're not just doing this because it's the right thing to do. We’re doing it because we know that seeking out diverse talent and creating an inclusive workplace is the way to create exceptional, innovative products and services for our customers. That’s why we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to join this multicultural, hard-working team.

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