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IT Risk Associate

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Are you passionate about the latest technology?  Do you want to collaborate with a broad range of international stakeholders in a fast-paced environment?

If so, we now offer you the chance to be a part of a truly international and vibrant company with more than 360 skilled and dedicated employees worldwide, who are all passionate about creating next-generation mission-critical financial services infrastructure and leading the rise of a super-correspondent banking network.

The position and why we need you

At Banking Circle we want to make an impact that pioneers the industry and creates instant value for our clients. But we also want to be a best-in-class employer where innovation and career development is going hand in hand.

To support that and our exciting growth journey, we are looking to hire an IT Risk Associate, who is able to assist in the continual improvement of our ICT risk posture through varied activities, including risk assessments and reporting, KRI management, threat identification, whilst ensuring compliance with security frameworks and regulation.

You will be reporting to the Head of Risk and be a part of our growing Risk team.

Key Responsibilities

  • ​Work as part of a team to continuously improve the organisation’s information security framework
  • ​Support the Risk team in delivering Information Security projects and initiatives
  • ​Assist with the risk assessments of Banking Circle’s IT landscape against its policies and standards, and other compliance monitoring
  • ​Provide subject matter expertise and advice across Banking Circle

Skills & Qualifications

To be the right candidate for this position, we expect you to have completed a security/IT related degree or have 1-3 years of relevant experience. Ideally, you have worked in a similar role within finance, insurance, or another highly regulated sector where you have worked within risk, audit, compliance, or governance.

Although this is not a technical role, a good understanding of technical security controls and risk concepts is required. You should hold, or be working towards a risk, IT, or security related qualification (ISO27001, CISA/CRISC).

It would be a great advantage if you have experience with Office 365 and/or Cloud, and awareness of industry best practice, IT Risk landscape and relevant regulations.

You have a ‘questioning’ mindset, naturally propose new ways of working and strive for constant improvement of current processes. You are flexible and can take on unstructured assignments, able to differentiate what is important, develop appropriate action plans and demonstrate ownership. Furthermore, you can successfully handle multiple tasks, under pressure, and take both initiative and accountability for improving your own performance. You display sound judgement, think ahead, anticipate questions, and prioritise work tasks appropriately. You have strong communication skills, also able to present complex concepts in a simple and understandable way.

As a person you are a quick learner, innovative and analytical, you are able to work independently and show courage by not being afraid to speak your mind. You are a strong communicator, and you are able to work in a team with a constructive and solution-oriented attitude. Also, you have a high degree of organisation, individual initiative, and personal accountability are also highly valued qualifications for this role.

As Banking Circle is an international company it’s a requirement that you are fluent in English, both verbally and in writing. Any ability in other languages will be an asset.

The position will be based at Banking Circle’s Office in Copenhagen.

Join Banking Circle

If this position has caught your interest and you have what we’re looking for, then please send us your resume and application via the apply link. As we will be conducting interviews continuously, we urge interested candidates to reach out as soon as possible. If you have questions about the position or what it’s like to be a part of Banking Circle do not hesitate to contact Katja Linnea Serritzlew from our People Team on +45 3171 1615. Banking Circle offers a competitive compensation package and a dynamic and collaborative culture that values personal initiative and professional achievements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local laws, regulations and ordinances. Please note that we do not accept applications by email.

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