Team Leader in Business Operational Risk and Control

Application period has expired.

Do you have the combination of leadership and risk skills to be the new team lead for a team in Lithuania? Do you have experience in operational risk, internal audit, or business development in the financial sector? Do you have a passion for driving change and facilitating continuous improvement? If so, could you be the pro-active and positive–minded new colleague we are looking for to join the Business Operational Risk and Control team in our Large Corporate & Institutions (LC&I) business?

Who are we?

LC&I Business Operational Risk & Controls is a team within the LC&I Business Risk & Control department (itself part of the Strategy, Operations and Business Control department). We are:

  • First line of defense: Together with the Business we have a mandate to protect the bank and its customers
  • Risk managers: We serve as an advisor and facilitator to the Business on risk-related issues, by assisting in identifying, evaluating, and mitigating risks
  • Drivers of a substantial risk culture: We contribute to enhancing and maintaining a strong risk culture in LC&I that will result in reducing LC&I’s risk exposure and damages within risk appetite/tolerance
  • Providing analysis and insight for business decisions: We create reports and analyses to assist the LC&I senior management in steering the operational risk and to stay within risk appetite/tolerance

What do we offer?

You will be part of a global team of 17-20 Business Operational Risk & Control (BORC) Managers in LC&I working together across countries, giving you the opportunity to collaborate with skilled colleagues with diverse expertise within risk management. The role is new to spearhead the hub of Business Operational Risk & Control Specialists in Lithuania and be part of LC&I Satellite.

LC&I Satellite is a remote hub for global business unit serving the largest Danske Bank corporate & institutional customers & prospects. We work in a global team setup where cross-country competencies are combined with supporting our customers’ needs in many product areas ranging from fixed income and equities to transaction banking and asset management. The LC&I Satellite is a local embassy (currently ~70 professionals) for the global Business with great growth ambitions.

The global team and your manager will support you in your learning and development and encourage your suggestion to improve the risk and control environment and drive change. Apart from gaining skills and knowledge through daily work, Danske Bank offers a wide range of professional training activities ranging from bank-specific knowledge and technical training to project management. An important part of your job is stakeholder management, and you will gain an extensive network across the Danske Bank Group.

Depending on your experience and knowledge, we may offer you a more senior position.

You will:

As Team Lead, Business Operational Risk & Control, you will have both leadership and risk expertise to perform the following:

  • Perform day-to-day planning and assigning of work within the team
  • Engage, develop, coach, and motivate your team members in achieving the team’s operational goals
  • Supervise the team in setting and performing day to day deliveries with the business and functional areas
  • Liaise and collaborate with internal stakeholders across the Group on quality, efficiencies, controls, and improvements in processes and systems
  • Engage with the Business on risk assessments for new projects, and process changes
  • Review and provide recommendations in the New and Amended Product Approval process
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert and sparring partner for day-to-day risk and control questions
  • Guide the Business in registering and mitigating operational risk events
  • Prepare risk reporting for senior management
  • Lead and facilitate risk-related projects
  • Drive risk culture awareness

About you:

As our new colleague, you will have:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in a business or technical field (e.g., finance, economics, maths, audit/internal controls or similar)
  • Possess at least 5 years of operational risk experience in the financial sector
  • Have knowledge of investment banking, transaction banking, or asset management
  • Proven track record of at least 2 years in leading/managing/building a diverse team
  • Proven track record of successful stakeholder management; i.e., skillful translator of business needs and executing deliveries
  • Been successful in driving transformations and completing multiple tasks, both self-directed and in teams
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Familiarity with VBA / Excel macros / Microsoft Access / Databases is a plus

Application period has expired.

If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 17.05.2021. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Your title in job contract will be Leader of Team.

Please contact if you have any questions.
Philip Cooper
Phone number +45 23 41 05 73