Manager Risk - North Holland

  • Location:

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

  • Contact:

    Erin Wilson

  • Contact email:

    erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-04

​We are currently working alongside our client in hiring an experienced Risk Manager to join a renowned Retail business within their International Head Quarters located near to Hoorn, North Holland.

Reporting to the Director of Risk & Controls, you will be responsible for;-

  • Leading, developing and managing the overall Risk Management team

  • Ensure that all compliance, privacy and security policies and information are correct and updated

  • Leading the Risk Management team in creating accurate Group, Country, Compliance and IT Risk Assessments

  • Supporting Senior Management with new and updated practices to ensure that all teams are adhering to the correct compliance and risk policies

  • Investigating and resolving any incidents relating to data protection that may occur across the business and ensuring the relevant policies are consistently evaluated to mitigate any future risks

  • Liaising with the Director of Risk and other external enforcement agencies to ensure the management of any such incidents are acted upon accordingly

  • Design and execute new compliance and control initiatives and advising management teams of new strategies to ensure all new policies are adhered to

  • Identifying any risks and implementing appropriate controls to mitigate future risks

  • Providing on-going and updated training to the Risk Management team on relevant risk & control learnings

  • Acting as the main point of contact to the Director of Risk & Controls and the Executive Board by providing updated reports on the performance of the companies Risk & Control procedures

Education and Experience;-

  • Educated with a Masters degree in Economics, Accounting or equivalent - formal Accountancy qualification is highly desired (RA, CA, CPA etc)

  • 8-10 years of professional experience working specifically within Risk Management or Internal Controls

  • Strong knowledge of Data Protection laws (GDPR) , Corporate Governance and Internal Control standards

  • Experience of working within the Retail sector is desired

  • Fluency in English is essential - any other European languages such as Dutch, French or German are also highly desired

  • Previous management experience is required

  • Strong communicator with the ability to provide detailed reports to senior management teams

This is a very niche and unique opportunity for a specialist Risk & Controls Manager to join a prestigious business and support the company in maintaining excellent Risk & Compliance standards during an integral time for the business.

To apply, please send an updated resume to;- erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl