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    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Finance and Economics
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  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      May 04,2021
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    Sr. IT Risk Manager

    Knab was founded in 2012 because we wanted to do things differently. Simpler, smarter and more advantageous for our customers. Because we believe we can help everyone maximize their financial affairs. "Feel at ease when it comes to your finances. Every day." By combining smart technical solutions with a healthy dose of human intelligence, we create financial services that really meet your needs. Add to that some of the sublime personal service from our employees and you end up with something that's truly unique to the world of finance!

    In a nutshell

    In this role you will support and guide the business and IT decision makers in identifying, evaluating and adopting full ownership of IT / IS risk by implementing sound and comprehensive risk management strategies, policies, practices and standards. This will help prioritization when making risk informed strategic, tactical and operational decision.

    As Sr. IT Risk Manager you contribute to development, training, administration and execution of all aspects of IT, Security & Cybercrime, and Business continuity risks within Knab's ORM program. You are a dedicated team player with a hands on mentality and result oriented. You have very strong communication skills with ability to communicate technical topics to non-technical stakeholders.


    To effectively support and challenge the IT Business, the role will require a mixture of senior experience drawn from technical IT risk knowledge along with aligned risk and control skillsets. Activities you will focus on:

    • Assist with the development and maintenance of a fluid and repeatable ORM IT risk program and roadmap that is aligned with Knab's strategy and compliance requirements;
    • Perform technology, project, internal control, and ad-hoc risk assessments and other risk activities. Investigate and assess potential risks in alignment with Knab's risk tolerance;
    • Develop risk policies and other supporting documentation based on guiding regulatory needs and best practices;
    • Lead compliance/audit activities as assigned in relation to SOX, SOC, and operational key controls testing and validation; manage both internal and external IT audit engagements;
    • Track audit and risk responses, along with the oversight of action plans and remediation activities; validate through evidence provided by the business, that remediation efforts are completed as defined;
    • Provide detailed reporting on the status of the assigned risk assessments, audit actions and remediation activities; communicate with all levels in the organization with a non-biased view;
    • Assist with Risk awareness and training by ensuring training is consistent with policy; track the delivery of training to all employees.


    The Operational Risk Management team (ORM) within Knab consists of 4 dedicated risk specialists in the second line, who maintain the operational risk framework of the bank. We work closely with other teams within the bank. The ORM team is part of the Risk and Compliance team and reports directly to the CRO of the bank.


    You have proven influencing and relationship management skills and you are able to challenge conventional practices and pursue continuous improvement. You have an excellent practical understanding and experience of IT risk management and strong commercial awareness. You are optimistic, independent and you like to coach junior's within the team.

    Furthermore: you have the following qualifications:

    • Master's Degree in IT, Accounting or Economics.
    • At least 5 years' experience in operational risk management within IT domain;
    • A strong understanding of ORM practices and techniques including experience in the development and implementation of risk policies and risk tooling;
    • Fluency in English and Dutch (both written and oral);
    • You are comfortable with a constantly changing environment.

    Other topics you should be familiar with are, IT risk, Information security, cyber management, business continuity management, third party management and data quality management. Also knowledge standards and regulations such as ISO, COBIT, Swift, Target2, GDPR and ISAE.

    Diversity Statement: Come as you are. Knab is an open workplace with positive vibes. We are inclusive of all nationalities, races and genders. We feel comfortable to bring our authentic whole selves to work and like you to do so too.

    Work with us!
    If you come to work with us, Knab will become a significant part of your life. Therefore, we make sure the ambiance is just as exciting as your job. Check the benefits!

    If you have any questions regarding this role or the process, please feel free to reach out to us. We don`t collaborate with third parties to fulfill this role.

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    Jill Groot
    06 20 33 19 02
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