Global Head of Risk

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  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #16269

1) About the Company:
A prominent Netherlands-based payments company extends its influence beyond global payments, providing advanced e-commerce payment solutions for nearly half a million merchants worldwide. With confidence from major technological investors they have proven to be a leading provider of consumer credit solutions in emerging markets, the company demonstrates an impressive 31% year-over-year growth in revenue, indicating ongoing expansion and success. Established over 20 years ago, the company has achieved significant growth through strategic partnerships and acquisitions.

2) What You'll Do:
– Scope of Role: As the Global Head of Risk, your responsibilities span financial risk, enterprise risk, credit risk, merchant risk, IT risk, governance, internal control, and audit management for the EMEA and LATAM regions. You will :

  • Create the Risk Appetite: Develop and manage the organization's risk appetite in collaboration with leadership.
  • Have Team Oversight: Lead, manage, and supervise a team of risk managers and professionals.
  • Create the Control Framework: Enhance the enterprise-wide SOX control risk management framework.
  • Report to relevant stakeholders: Provide regular and ad-hoc risk management updates to senior leadership and regulators.
  • Business Collaboration: Effectively collaborate with business units

3) Who You Are:

  • Expertise: Deep understanding and extensive knowledge of financial risk, enterprise risk, credit risk, merchant risk, IT risk, governance, internal control, and audit management.
  • Leadership skills: Demonstrated leadership abilities with strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Communication: Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Education: A Bachelor's or Master's degree in finance, auditing, risk, or a related field. Additional certifications (MBA, etc.) are advantageous.
  • Experience: A minimum of 10 years in corporate risk roles, preferably within international FinTech or similar industries.

4) What Is On Offer:

  • Opportunity : to shape the strategic direction and growth of the organisation.
  • Work Environment: Join a dynamic and ever-evolving company that values change and innovation, providing an inclusive environment where diverse voices contribute to decision-making.
  • Training and Development:Access over 5000 training courses anytime, anywhere, supporting your growth and continuous development.
  • Compensation and Benefits: Compensation and benefits that will reflect your level of experience and responsibilities.


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Spoorthi Srinivasan


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