Risk Officer

Who are we?

KBC has decided to set-up a KBC Global Services - Bulgaria branch in Sofia. This new and fast growing company provides innovative IT banking products, services and solutions to the banking entities in the 4 countries of the KBC Business Unit International Markets (Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovakia, Ireland), and will be a leader in the T24 Core Banking system.

 

The Risk Officer (RO) is a non-financial risk expert that supports Management Team in execution of non-financial (operational) risk management. RO is a member of Time Center directly reporting to Local Operation Risk Manager (LORM). RO sit at first line of defense and have direct responsibilities for managing non-financial (operational and business) risks for the business teams.

 

As a RO you will:
• Be involved in identification and analysis (including root causes) of non-financial risks
• Be leading the activities for solving and reporting operational risks (you will be doing process analysis and looking for weak spots in those processes)
• Be supporting and consulting for the teams under your care
• Be creating suggestions for improvement of processes and lowering the risk (often you will ask: What happens if...?)
• Be supporting the business and coordination of the implementation of Group wide risk projects and policies, risk self-assessments, risk advices, risk scans, control framework, etc.
• Not be processing credit risk (respectively drowning in data every day, that is really not what this job is about)
• Will be involved in main Time Center outsourcing activities and internal audits

 


In addition, you will also be involved in:
• Allocation of work, ensuring all necessary services are available and workload is under control
• Knowledge management
• Continuously monitoring capacity, efficiency, and risk of activities
• Participation in team meetings and huddles
• Documentation and reporting
• The domain management team and be domain strategy ambassador

 

What we expect from our future candidate:
• You have or want to have risk as a “matter close to heart”, you are interested in Information Technology as well
• You have a strong personality and you know how to talk to different kinds of people (you will often explain or defend things that may not be enthusiastically received)
• You communicate clearly and convincingly and speak and write well in English
• You will not lose the eagerness to try new things and to work on new projects
• A team player who likes to support colleagues and the business
• You are proactive, organized, with excellent self- and time-management skills
• You are a critical thinker with sound analytical skills
• Ideally you would have a University degree or equivalent, having relevant job experience (preferably in functions related to managing risk, quality control, audit, compliance, controls and analysis, etc.)

 

What we offer:
• Career development opportunities with reputable international company
• Preferential terms for use of products and services with all KBC Group companies in Bulgaria
• Additional Medical Care insurance and Pension plan
• Multisport card for discounted price and other discounts in shopping centers
• Possible Home Office
• Flexible working
• Great opportunities for learning and professional development
• 25 days of holidays

 

If you are excited about this role and meet the requirements, please, send us a CV in English.

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview. Confidentiality is guaranteed and the provided data are subject to special protection in the meaning of the GDPR and Personal Data Protection Act.

Who are we?

KBC has decided to set-up a KBC Global Services - Bulgaria branch in Sofia. This new and fast growing company provides innovative IT banking products, services and solutions to the banking entities in the 4 countries of the KBC Business Unit International Markets (Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovakia, Ireland), and will be a leader in the T24 Core Banking system.

 

The Risk Officer (RO) is a non-financial risk expert that supports Management Team in execution of non-financial (operational) risk management. RO is a member of Time Center directly reporting to Local Operation Risk Manager (LORM). RO sit at first line of defense and have direct responsibilities for managing non-financial (operational and business) risks for the business teams.

 

As a RO you will:
• Be involved in identification and analysis (including root causes) of non-financial risks
• Be leading the activities for solving and reporting operational risks (you will be doing process analysis and looking for weak spots in those processes)
• Be supporting and consulting for the teams under your care
• Be creating suggestions for improvement of processes and lowering the risk (often you will ask: What happens if...?)
• Be supporting the business and coordination of the implementation of Group wide risk projects and policies, risk self-assessments, risk advices, risk scans, control framework, etc.
• Not be processing credit risk (respectively drowning in data every day, that is really not what this job is about)
• Will be involved in main Time Center outsourcing activities and internal audits

 


In addition, you will also be involved in:
• Allocation of work, ensuring all necessary services are available and workload is under control
• Knowledge management
• Continuously monitoring capacity, efficiency, and risk of activities
• Participation in team meetings and huddles
• Documentation and reporting
• The domain management team and be domain strategy ambassador

 

What we expect from our future candidate:
• You have or want to have risk as a “matter close to heart”, you are interested in Information Technology as well
• You have a strong personality and you know how to talk to different kinds of people (you will often explain or defend things that may not be enthusiastically received)
• You communicate clearly and convincingly and speak and write well in English
• You will not lose the eagerness to try new things and to work on new projects
• A team player who likes to support colleagues and the business
• You are proactive, organized, with excellent self- and time-management skills
• You are a critical thinker with sound analytical skills
• Ideally you would have a University degree or equivalent, having relevant job experience (preferably in functions related to managing risk, quality control, audit, compliance, controls and analysis, etc.)

 

What we offer:
• Career development opportunities with reputable international company
• Preferential terms for use of products and services with all KBC Group companies in Bulgaria
• Additional Medical Care insurance and Pension plan
• Multisport card for discounted price and other discounts in shopping centers
• Possible Home Office
• Flexible working
• Great opportunities for learning and professional development
• 25 days of holidays

 

If you are excited about this role and meet the requirements, please, send us a CV in English.

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview. Confidentiality is guaranteed and the provided data are subject to special protection in the meaning of the GDPR and Personal Data Protection Act.
 

Recruiter Name

Petya Boneva

Contract Type:  Full-time
Category:  IT
Level of Experience:  2. Medior/Experienced (2->5 years)
Region:  Bulgaria - Sofia
Company:  KBC Global Services Bulgaria Branch
Domain:  KBC GS RISK&COMPLIANCE
Job requisition ID:  82037