Operational Risk Specialist 

Finance / Romania, Bucharest

We are searching for a Risk Management Specialist, who will identify, assess, and make recommendations to manage and mitigate the organization’s operational risks.


  • Identify potential risks by analyzing data, observing processes, and talking to staff.
  • Draft and deliver reports and presentations outlining findings, identifying and explaining potential risks, and recommending solutions.
  • Select or develop and implement appropriate risk assessment models or methodologies.
  • Provide risk knowledge and training on the risk management processes (risk identification and assessment, risk mitigation and issue tracking, events reporting, controls testing, product approval review process etc), ensure completeness of risk identification assessment outcome, ensure data quality in internal applications.
  • Advise, challenge solutions and action plans, to ensure that risks were mitigated within Risk appetite levels. Monitor and challenge the progress on mitigation actions.
  •  Work closely with non-risk functions (Internal Control, Compliance, Legal, Finance) in order to provide an integrated approach to risk management, to identify and address cross-border implications of issues and events, to identify significant risks and risk mitigation actions Follows the progress of the management process of operational risk incidents and events.
  • Propose/monitor the establishment of actions in order to prevent the manifestation of operational risks in collaboration with the business structures involved.
  • Maintain knowledge of existing and developing laws and regulations related to the organizations industry – Non-Banking Financial Institutions; assesses and explains how new; drafts and manages the NBFI’s processes and the NBFI’s regulatory framework from the perspective of operational risks.
  •  Monitor the actual risk exposure against the risk appetite levels. If these appetite levels have been or are expected to be exceeded, together with respective management, he/she shall employ activities to bring the risk appetite within acceptable levels.
  • Monitor and build the relevant reporting / dashboard for the key risks of the business.
  • Monitor and implement all regulatory changes in terms of operational risk management at the Company level; Keep the relationship with Central Bank and other authorities regarding operational risk management; Supervise and offer support to all departments in terms of operational risk management in developing new activities, products, subsidiaries.


  • University degree in business, finance or other relevant area.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in operational risk or similar fields (e.g. Risk, Compliance, Audit).
  • Strong knowledge of a NBFI’s operational and regulatory processes.
  • Knowledge of local/ applicable regulations.
  •  Effective communication skills.
  •  Fluent in written and spoken English.
  •  Excellent analytical skills, attention to details, able to work independently in projects.
  •  Presentation skills.


  • RON 10,000 Brutto.
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