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Senior Non-financial Risk Specialist

Employee | Risk Management | Professional | Slovakia | Bratislava | 2024-06-07 | REQ-10075987


Our company is growing rapidly and for our growing expertise hub we are searching for experienced candidates for the position of Non-financial risk specialist. As a gatekeeper to the financial system, we have a responsibility to protect our customers, entities, society and the entire financial system by keeping ING safe, secure and compliant. This is a top priority and is a part of who we are: integrity is at the heart of our Orange Code the ING values and behaviors. Even if you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience and we are committing to help successful candidates in acquiring the missing expertise. 

Your scope of responsibilities covers multiple locations globally, ING domains or departments at the headquarter of ING in the implementation and monitoring of the business control activities assigned to you, particularly framework(s), partnering colleagues in projects with global impact, and safeguarding ING Group in general by daily activities. Role includes also control execution and support. 


The right candidate needs to have a  risk awareness and knowledge, analytical skills, be proficient in disciplined execution, able to combine content expertise with project management skills and capable of achieving solid results in an international complex and dynamic environment while collaborating with others. This entails maintaining close links with all stakeholders involved. 

Key responsibilities 

  • Act as 1 Line of Defense towards your stakeholders. Follow the appropriate procedures on Risk Management to assess and support the mitigation of non financial risk while applying working knowledge of standardized business processes, in order to protect the organization from the risks. This particularly means making impact in the following processes and Non Financial Risk Cycle areas: 


  • Setting of Risk Appetite of the organization, with the purpose to stipulate the risk levels ING is willing to accept in achieving its business objectives; 

  • Execute regular or ad-hoc risk assessments, with the purpose to obtain and regularly assess risks ING needed to take action on to stay within the risk appetite; 

  • Risk Mitigation and Local Control Design & Implementation, with the purpose to implement effective risk mitigating measures in an efficient way for the location or domain in scope of your team; 

  • Implementation of updates to internal control frameworks, with the purpose to ensure smooth implementation, knowledge and awareness of all new/changed Non Financial risk requirements via global documents; 

  • Risk and Control Monitoring, with the purpose of maintaining internal control system and validating if our risk mitigating measures perform as planned; 

  • Issues & Event Management, with the purpose to ensure their timely and adequate resolution; 

  • Risk Reports Creation & Validation, with purpose to facilitate data driven risk monitoring and decision making 

  • Facilitate non-financial risk discussion between first and second line of defense on local or ING Corporate level (e.g. Compliance, Risk or Legal) in the process in your scope 

  • Provide content-based insights for trainings and awareness for business 

  • Ensure optimal planning & data driven monitoring of timely Non Financial Risk Calendar delivery 

  • Manage internal Clients/Customers while executing business processes

  • Collect and  Analyze data needed for the key non financial risk themes and trends 

  • Provide information and business advice on inerpretation and application of policies, procedures, resolving queries and issues 

  • Analyse and propose solutions, interpret data and identify possible answers. This involves navigating through a wide variety of procedures processes 

Personality requirements and skills: 

  • Experience and ability to successfully manage different stakeholders on the operational, tactical and strategic level (5+ years of experience)
  • Organizational sensitivity with persuasiveness-skills and ability to use indirect influence
  • Strong communication skills (English is a must)
  • Performance reporting, result analyses and action follow up
  • Ability to build bridges, bring people together (interpersonal awareness), act as a sparring partner to various stakeholders
  • Strong work ethic combined with a structured and disciplined approach, resulting in ‘getting things done’
  • 5+ years of experience with managing complex Non-financial or operational risks in the area of banking (ie:General or specialized in Compliance, IT security, CoI, BCM, etc.)

Wage (gross)

  • 3 130 EUR/month
  • *By legal requirement we are providing the information about the basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised position. Based on your experience/profile, the final financial conditions will be the subject to discuss and negotiate at the personal interview, however, not less than above mentioned minimum salary component.

We offer you a bunch of great benefits

Friendly working environment

  • You build your own working day - flexible working hours and work from home
  • Daily working time: 7hrs 45min instead of standard 8hrs
  • Daily refreshments - coffee, fruits, drinks
  • Fully equipped gym accessible 24 hours / 7 days per week
  • Game room with unlimited access
  • Modern designed coffee corner and terrace with the grill spot


  • Sick leave compensation: up to 80% of the monthly salary
  • Life insurance contribution: up to 22,14 EUR/per month
  • 3rd pillar contribution: up to 3% from your monthly salary
  • 24/7 external mental health support
  • Learning opportunities: internal and external learning programs
  • Regular teambuildings, social events and communities

YOU/family/friends time

  • Extra 3 PERSONAL days per year
  • Extra vacation days: up to 10 extra days/per year
  • We welcome your ING-positive friends: referrals starting from 1000 EUR
  • 150€ for childbirth/adoption bonus, wedding day and registered partnership contributions, work anniversary award
  • Our premises are open 24/7 and you can even bring your friends or family along (up to 2 friends to the gym and game room)

Extra perks

  • Yearly bonus based on your performance and company’s results
  • Cafeteria points: 50€/month (600€/year) - choose when and how to spend them
  • Home office contribution: 20 EUR/per month
  • Discounts from our and your favorite stores: up to 30%
  • Warm welcome package for your fresh start
  • Pet friendly office


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