First-Line Risk Manager



Kraków, Poland · Lithuania · Romania · Poland · Germany · Ireland · Poland · Lithuania · Portugal · Silesian Voivodeship, Poland · Spain · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

About Revolut

People deserve more from their money. More visibility, more control, more freedom. And since 2015, Revolut has been on a mission to deliver just that. With an arsenal of awesome products that span spending, saving, travel, transfers, investing, exchanging and more, we've helped 45+ million customers get more from their money. And we're not done yet.

As we continue our lightning-fast growth,‌ two things are essential to continuing our success: our people and our culture. We've been officially certified as a Great Place to Work™ in recognition of our outstanding employee experience! So far, we have 10,000+ people working around the world, from our great offices or remotely, on our mission. And we're looking for more. We want brilliant people that love building great products, love redefining success, and love turning the complexity of a chaotic world into the simplicity of a beautiful solution.

About the role

Our Risk team sits at the very core of Revolut. These special agents work across functions, products, and regions to monitor front-line performance and ensure the business is on safe footing. People in the Risk team are among the first in the company to get involved in new business initiatives, from App Technology, through Treasury and Finance, to Customer Support 💫

We’re looking for a First-Line Risk Manager to sit within the first line of defence at Revolut Bank UAB and own our Business Risk Management processes. An analytical mind to develop sustainable growth strategies that align with operational risk frameworks. Someone who’ll take our risk management procedures to the next level.

Up for the challenge? Let’s get in touch 🚀

What you’ll be doing

  • Overseeing the consistency and effectiveness of the entire first line of defence in the bank
  • Working closely with key first-line functions, coordinating with Business Risk Managers in each of them
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to refine and improve how risks are assessed and managed, including how to handle, report, and prioritise risk issues and incidents
  • Embedding risk awareness and ownership in all first-line areas of the bank, supporting them in the process, and coordinating for quality and consistency
  • Helping to define and execute the growth required in this space, aligning with business needs and regulator expectations
  • Creating and enforcing guidelines and risk frameworks for our first line of defence
  • Ensuring risk processes and procedures across multiple different Revolut Bank departments are aligned
  • Supporting the creation of the Business Risk Management structure
  • Identifying, assessing, documenting, and reviewing operational risks
  • Designing, implementing, and testing controls
  • Creating and reviewing key risk indicators
  • Registering risk events
  • Managing and delivering risk incident reports

What you'll need

  • A university degree in finance, economics, or STEM subject
  • 7+ years of experience in operational risk management, enterprise risk management, or management consulting, preferably in financial services
  • Exposure to banking operations and banking regulations
  • Previous examples of practically interpreting and organising complex data
  • A solid track record of achievement, compelling and material individual contributions towards those achievements
  • The ability to quickly and proactively learn and assume increasing responsibilities
  • An organised and methodological approach
  • Dynamic interpersonal skills

Nice to have

  • Experience collaborating with the second line of defence

Compensation range

  • Lithuania: €4,800 - €6,000 gross monthly*
  • Other locations: Compensation will be discussed during the interview process

*Final compensation will be determined based on the candidate's qualifications, skills, and previous experience

Building a global financial super app isn’t enough. Our Revoluters are a priority, and that’s why in 2021 we launched our inaugural D&I Framework, designed to help us thrive and grow everyday. We're not just doing this because it's the right thing to do. We’re doing it because we know that seeking out diverse talent and creating an inclusive workplace is the way to create exceptional, innovative products and services for our customers. That’s why we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to join this multicultural, hard-working team.

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