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Senior Risk Manager - NFRM IT (Data Management)

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

IT, Data Science
London, UK · London, UK
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024

Job Description:

Employer: DWS Group

Title: Non-Financial Risk Management, Data Risk

Location: London or Frankfurt

About DWS:

Today, markets face a whole new set of pressures – but also a whole lot of opportunity too. Opportunity to innovate differently. Opportunity to invest responsibly. And opportunity to make change.

Join us at DWS, and you can be part of an industry-leading firm with a global presence. You can lead ambitious opportunities and shape the future of investing. You can support our clients, local communities, and the environment.

We’re looking for creative thinkers and innovators to join us as the world continues to transform. As whole markets change, one thing remains clear; our people always work together to capture the opportunities of tomorrow. That’s why we are ‘Investors for a new now’.

As investors on behalf of our clients, it is our role to find investment solutions. Ensuring the best possible foundation for our clients’ financial future. And in return, we’ll give you the support and platform to develop new skills, make an impact and work alongside some of the industry’s greatest thought leaders. This is your chance to achieve your goals and lead an extraordinary career.

Team / division overview:

The DWS Non Financial Risk Management (DWS NFRM) team is part of the DWS Chief Risk office within the DWS CFO division.

The DWS Chief Risk office is a dedicated control function, independent from the Front Office and mandated to manage financial, non-financial and investment risks for DWS Group and its subsidiaries.

  • DWS NFRM acts as 2LoD ERM function within DWS with the current mandate:

  • DWS NFRM establishes and maintains the DWS Non-financial Risk Management Policy and the assigned Implementation Procedures, which form the DWS Operational Risk Management Framework and the DWS Reputational Risk Management Framework and ensures its implementation and adherence by 1st LoD and 2LoD Functions in DWS.

  • In this context DWS NFRM acts also as DWS NFRM Coverage. The DWS NFRM regional teams (EMEA, USA, APAC) act as NFRM Coverage and DWS Risk Type Controllers as described within the DWS ORMF.

As an NFRM Specialist you will join the DWS NFRM team in Europe, reporting to the global DWS Head of NFRM. This role represents the global lead risk type specialist for Data Risk Management within DWS Non Financial Risk Management, in partnership with three lines of defense representatives (e.g. DWS FR and NFR teams, DWS Divisional Control Office, DWS Procurement, IS, IT Risk, DWS Audit, and related DWS 2nd line functions like Compliance and AFC).

Role Details:

As a NFRM, Data Risk Manager you will (be):

  • In conformance with regulatory requirements, DWS NFRM will establish minimum standards for the management of data risk within the global organization.

  • The Data Risk Mgmt Specialist will establish the requirements for the minimum standards within a new Data Risk Management Policy, subject to consultation with relevant controls functions in IT, IS, etc.

  • The Data Risk Mgmt Specialist will also establish appropriate qualitative and quantitative measures to enhance the DWS KGaA Risk Appetite Statement as it relates to data risk.

  • The Data Risk Mgmt Specialist will work closely with DWS IT and IS colleagues to produce and communicate training related to the associated policies, procedures, and controls once a framework has been established.

  • The Data Risk Mgmt Specialist will support the delivery of organizational and NFRM priorities such as risk & control assessments, scenarios, risk appetite monitoring, risk metrics and DWS transformation activities related to data risk topics.

  • The Data Risk Mgmt Specialist will interact with DB Group NFRM and DB Group Data Management functions to exchange information and ensure alignment with DB requirements as appropriate.

We are looking for:

  • University degree (Computer Science, Business Administration, Natural Sciences, or equivalent)

  • Experience (8+ years) in operational risk management (both technical and organizational requirements) or equivalent experience (8+ years) in IT/data risk management, ideally with experience in the finance industry, consulting or IT audit

  • Working knowledge of relevant industry and regulatory assessment frameworks and/or standards are required

  • Relevant professional certifications are a plus: e.g. Lead Auditor, Non Financial Risk Management or similar

  • Understanding of risk management principles and experience in risk management incl. MaRisk requirements

  • Proficient in MS PowerPoint, Excel, and Word

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English, as well as German preferred

  • Exceptional collaboration, interpersonal and teamwork skills; ability to build relationship internally within the organization

  • Knowledge of industry standard risk management applications strongly preferred

What we’ll offer you:

At DWS we’re serious about diversity, equity and creating an inclusive culture where colleagues can be themselves sand it’s important to us that you enjoy coming to work - feeling healthy, happy and rewarded. At DWS, you’ll have access to a range of benefits which you can choose from to create a personalised plan unique to your lifestyle. Whether you’re interested in healthcare, company perks, or are thinking about your retirement plan, there’s something for everyone.

Some of our core benefits:

  • 30 days’ holiday + bank holidays, with the option to purchase additional days

  • A non-contributory pension scheme, up to 10%

  • Physical and Mental Health Well-Being benefits including (but not limited to) Private Medical Cover, a complimentary GP service and the support of Mental Health First Aiders

  • Family friendly benefits including generous parental leave packages (supporting all variations of family set-ups), to healthcare plans and travel insurance

  • The opportunity to support our CSR strategy which is focused on combatting climate change and achieving greater social justice. You can make donations to our partner organisations or take part in corporate volunteering opportunities in your local communities by providing on hand support.

DWS’ Hybrid Working model in the UK is designed to find the right balance between in-person collaboration and engagement in the office, which is core to our working culture, and working from home. Employees who wish to sign-up to our Hybrid Working model are required to work in the office two days a week, and given the flexibility to work from home for the remaining three.

Some business groups may need you to spend more time in the office, but this will be discussed and made clear as part of your application and interview process. We will continue to review and evolve our working environments and methods to ensure that we are working in the best way possible for our people.

If you require any adjustments or changes to be made to the interview process for any reason including, or related to a disability or long-term health condition, then please contact your recruiter and let them know what assistance you may need. Examples of adjustments include providing a change to the format of the interview, or providing assistance when at the DWS office. This will not affect your application and your recruitment team will discuss options with you.

Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.