Operational (IT) Risk Manager

Zeist | Head Office

Increasing awareness and empowering all stakeholders regarding Risk and Control Self Assessments and operational risk cycle. As our operational risk manager, you set the rules.

Candidates who have affinity with key control testing or IT-Risk and who are ready for the second step in their career are especially welcome to apply for this role. In this role you will be responsible for the further growth on the operational risk management domain.

Take action

  • Form an independent opinion with respect to operational risk within Head Office and to support the local Operational Risk Managers to do the same locally
  • Execute (IT) Risk and Control Self Assessments at Head Office and form an opinion on the assessments conducted in the Business Units
  • Contribute to the development of Operational Risk discipline within Triodos Bank by developing and improving operational risk management processes
  • Provide guidance on the setup of and measuring of effectiveness of key controls
  • Monitor the progress of the ORM year plan
  • Create quarterly Group ORM report
  • Monitor and reassure the implementation of mitigating actions
  • Advise business units, staff and management (up front) regarding operational risks within new or improved processes or products
  • Log Risk Events for Head Office departments.
  • Maintain and extend relations with ORM community and head office departments.


This is you

  • Proven affinity with the values and mission of Triodos Bank.
  • Relevant bachelor or academic degree in Risk management or IT Audit.
  • Certifications CRISC, CISA, CISSP or others are a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience within IT risk or ORM with IT focus.
  • Working experience in an international setting is a pre.
  • Excellent oral and written communicative skills in English and Dutch.
  • Combine helicopter view with accuracy.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Being able to combine a risk attitude with business understanding.

This is complemented by

  • You are well organized, work structured, and you are a professional team player.
  • Combine helicopter view with accuracy.
  • You are able to combine an independent opinion with a constructive, cooperative attitude, in which the relationship is important.
  • Being able to combine a risk attitude with business understanding.

Applicants must have or obtain a valid work permit for the European Union.

Company details

Follow your heart. Use your head

Money always sets something into motion. At Triodos Bank, with our 1.500 co-workers, we are making money work for positive societal change. Inspired by this mission, for 40 years we have been financing businesses, organisations and projects that seek to achieve positive change in societal, ecological and cultural domains. We are enabled to do so by savers and investors who wish to contribute to an honest, sustainable and humane society. We only invest in the real economy and do not trade in complex financial products. We furthermore make a point of knowing all the sustainable entrepreneurs that choose to bank with us.

People make the difference: at Triodos Bank we are very aware of this. Together we actively contribute to a sustainable society, and this obviously starts with our co-workers. Several regular moments of reflection and our systematic attention for personal development help ensure that we can make that difference together. We keep each other focused and are all dedicated to the Triodos Bank mission.

Our head office is in Zeist and is a modern and green work place. If you travel in a sustainable manner and commute to office using public transport, then we will fully remunerate your commuter expenses. This is one way of contributing to a healthier environment, together.


The team

You will be working in a small team at the international Head Office and liaise with our European branches.

You want to have an impact

Impact on society is the number one priority, both for us as a bank and for you as Operational (IT) Risk Manager. The fact that Triodos moreover offers attractive and just employment conditions is a bonus.

This includes:

  • a salary appropriate to who you are and what you can do.
  • an attractive pension policy.
  • 100% remuneration of commuting expenses when using public transport.
  • a company bicycle scheme.
  • 29 holiday days with a 40-hour working week, plus the option of buying 2 weeks of extra holiday days.
  • a range of education and training opportunities.
  • the option to join our collective health insurance.

Are you interested?

For more information about the specific details of this position, please contact Lex Valkenburg, Head of ORM, 030- 694 2614 / 06-52257696

Want to join or team? Please send in your application (in English) via the apply button to the attention of Coen de Winter, Recruiter.

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Zeist | Head Office

Publication Date

23 July 2020

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