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Risk Manager - Brussels


€60,000 - €65,000 Per Annum

Brussels, Belgium

Acquirer Services/Merchant Services,International Money Transfer,Risk,Transaction Processing,Compliance

Permanent | Full Time



Not specified

Risk Manager 

Our global client offers a one stop payment solution to meet their client’s needs and as part of their growth plans they are seeking an experienced Risk Manager to be based from their Brussels office.

Job scope

As Risk Manager you will report to the Head of First Line Risk/ Risk Officer. In this role you will be directed by the Head of Risk and will be responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of the risk management framework and associated first line risk activity. You will involve educate and support teams across the business to be more knowledgeable regarding risk and will drive the business to be more self-sufficient in risk management capabilities.


Who you are


You are a risk management specialist with an awareness of first line financial crime/ fraud practices and are an individual who is happy to work autonomously as well as part of a wider team. You can identify opportunities for strengthening processes and controls and strive to implement and build systems and processes that support a strong risk culture. You’re able to influence stakeholders to prioritise risk management processes and uphold and promote the risk agenda.



You will  build a robust risk management framework, building strong relationships with key leaders within Europe and overseas and promoting a robust risk culture within all areas of the business. The Risk Manager will also be responsible for first line risk management activities, including executing the duties of an effective manager responsible for AML/CTFP. You will be responsible for reporting on all operational and enterprise risk related matters to the local and Global risk committees, providing meaningful insights into risks, challenges and opportunities.

To be successful you will possess:

  • 5 years’ risk, majority of which is in financial or payment services
  • Strong subject matter expertise in risk management frameworks such as COSO and ISO, along with NBB and EBA regulations and relevant legislation and associated best practices
  • You are currently working or have worked within the area of risk and/or within payments, e-money or a challenger bank
  • Excellent communicator, ability to influence the risk strategy
  • Familiarity of working in a 3LOD model
  • Strong ability to proactively assess and analyse relevant risks and oversee effective risk mitigation plans
  • Willingness and ability to travel as required
  • Possesses strong attention to detail and upholds high standards of doing so within reporting lines.
  • Fluent oral and written skills in English and French are essential. (Oral and written skills Dutch are desirable)