Senior First Line Risk Specialist, Senior Associate Senior First Line Risk Specialist, Senior  …

State Street
in Gdańsk, Pomorskie, Poland
Permanent, Full time
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State Street
in Gdańsk, Pomorskie, Poland
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
State Street
Senior First Line Risk Specialist, Senior Associate
First Line of Defense Risk Management Function is focused on risk mitigation within the first line of defense through assurance reviews, controls monitoring and design of effective controls.

  • Conduct Control Assessment and Testing
  • Discuss and validate potential control gaps, control design and operating effectiveness issues with the appropriate owners
  • Self-identify risk and issues, analyse root causes, support in implementation of corrective actions
  • Identify and report all risk and compliance issues, breaches and suspicious activities
  • Propose a range of solutions to complex problems to direct manager and/ or business unit leadership, as appropriate
  • Act as a coordinator for direct contact with Compliance, Risk, Audit, and Legal, and other internal groups
  • Maintain and continuously develop knowledge around core products, process, financial markets and technologies
  • Support business in rating risks (where applicable), validating controls and evaluating control design
  • Work in conjunction across First Line Risk as well as business partners and external parties as needed to resolve issues and ensure accuracy of accountabilities, and adherence to all policies/regulations/guidelines
  • Cultivate effective relationships with internal business partners to successfully achieve organizational goals
Qualifications and skills:
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, to various situations and audiences
  • Leadership skills, including ability to challenge and influence
  • Very good English both spoken and written
  • Professional maturity, enthusiasm, flexibility and proactive approach
  • Ability to operate in a multi-cultural environment
  • Open to change
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Minimum 4 years of equivalent work experience
  • Preferred background in Financial Services
  • Experience in Control, Compliance, Risk Management

We offer:
  • Employee savings plan
  • Premium life insurance package
  • VIP medical package
  • International operating environment
  • Language classes
  • Soft skills trainings
  • Technical workshops
  • Development sessions with a mentor
  • Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities
  • Technical or leadership career pathway