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Operation Risk Specialist (different seniority levels) @INg Hubs Romania

Employee | Risk Management | Professional | Romania | Bucharest | 2024-04-03 | REQ-10072221


Discover ING Hubs Romania

We started out in 2015 as ING’s software development hub – a distinct entity from ING Bank Romania – then steadily expanded our range to include more services and competencies.

Formerly known as ING Tech, as of 2022 we provide borderless services with bank-wide capabilities under the name of ING Hubs Romania and operate from two locations: Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca.

With the help of over 1600 engineers, risk, and operations professionals, we offer 130 services in tech, non-financial risk & compliance, audit and retail operations to 24 ING units worldwide.

Our tech capabilities remain the core of our business, with more than 1300 colleagues active in Data Management, TouchPoint Channels & Integration, Core Banking, and Global Products.

We enjoy a flexible way of working and a highly collaborative environment, where fair and constructive feedback is encouraged. Work ethics, honesty and knowledge sharing are key to our teams and we’re always looking for like-minded people. 


ING Global ORM Centre (IGOC) mission is to provide professional operational risk management services towards ING entities globally.

A team of Operational Risk specialists is dedicated to supporting the global Operational Risk Management function on various ORM related activities to ensure the risk is adequately managed.

Working with a variety of internal stakeholders offers an environment which provides the global overview on how operational risk is managed, and the opportunity to further support the enhancement of the global control framework.

Your day-to-day

The role is defined as an ‘ORM Specialist’ within IGOC, with main focus on the Second Line Monitoring activities.

The above translates to the following (non-exclusive) responsibilities:

  • Challenge and monitor the setup, execution and quality of Controls and Key Control Testing (KCT) throughout the year (Generic and SOX controls), examine the test documentation and, if the case, perform independent testing;
  • Identify the risk areas the second line activities should focus on and perform thematic reviews according to the defined program (i.e., deep dives on process, sub-processes, set of controls, functional oversight monitoring);
  • Contribute and ensure the IGOC alignment to the initiatives driven by SLM4SOX Center of Expertise
  • Challenge and approve the 1st Line of Defense evaluation and sign off;
  • Provide advice, guidance and support regarding remediation actions for identified key control deficiencies;
  • Assess the completeness and monitor the data quality in the risk management platform (iRisk);
  • Register the independent monitoring activities results in iRisk.

What you’ll bring to the team

  • University degree;
  • Minimum 2-4 years of relevant experience in functions dealing with internal controls (e.g. External/Internal Audit, Operational Risk Management, SOx Compliance, Management Consulting, Business Control), preferably in the financial services industry;
  • Knowledge and expertise in fields such as Financial Risk Management (e.g. Market Risk Management, Credit Risk/Loan Loss Provisioning) or Financial Markets / Treasury is a plus;
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills who is able to operate in a diversified and multicultural work environment;
  • Good collaboration skills and ability to work across different business lines and geographies;
  • Strong and effective communication skills – fluent in written and spoken English;
  • Excellent analytical skills as well as a keen eye for detail.


Questions about this opportunity?

Feel free to contact Anamaria Spiridon, Recruiter. e-mail:

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