Operational Risk Manager Projects & IT

Operational Risk Manager Projects & IT

Over de organisatie

Van Lanschot Kempen is the oldest independent financial institute in the Netherlands. We have been working for nearly four centuries with great dedication and financial expertise on the progress of our customers. Our strength lies in the special and strong relationship that our established names Van Lanschot Bankiers and Kempen have with private and institutional clients. Private Banking, Asset Management and Merchant Banking are the areas in which we excel and in which we distinguish ourselves with personal attention, knowledge and experience. Sustainable entrepreneurship plays an important role in this. We are an honest wealth manager with respect for the world around us and with an eye for future generations. We strive to create value for our stakeholders; not only in financial but also in social, ecological and social sense.


The Non-financial risk team is part of Group Risk management. NFRM is a second line function and we are responsible for facilitating the 1st line to get insight in their operational risks, level of control and enabling them to make risk based decisions. We do this by providing the 1st line with the tools needed to identify, assess and monitor their risk and controls, facilitate them in the use of those tools, challenge them on the outcomes and proposed decisions. Furthermore we consolidate the information to provide the senior management of VLK a view on the current state of the operational risk profile of the organization.  By engaging in these activities NFRM support VLK in achieving its strategic goals.


De functie

We are looking for an enthusiastic new team member to further strengthen our team.

In this role you will be function as the 2nd line risk manager in change projects. This means that you will be responsible for creating a framework for managing risks in projects, facilitate the risk assessments of change projects and monitor the progress of mitigating actions. You will need to challenge the 1st line in the assessment of the risks and the feasibility of the mitigating actions.

A professional with experience in managing risks in projects who is able to have an overarching view and has sufficient IT and project methodology knowledge to challenge the first line. To be successful in this role you are a capable influencer, be organizationally sensitive and have strong analytical skills. It also requires a structured working method and ability to work independently. The function provides the opportunity to work in a dynamic organization with skilled professionals. It will enable you to work with the various parts of Van Lanschot Kempen and extend your skill set while working on complex projects.



Skills and experiences:

  • Academic working level (Masters)
  • 4 to 7 years work experience preferably in the financial sector
  • Strong Analytical capabilities
  • A capable stakeholder manager
  • Experience in risk management in projects
  • Good verbal and writing skills both in Dutch and English
  • EU work permit is required

Wij bieden

The culture of Van Lanschot Kempen offers plenty of scope for initiative and entrepreneurship. We are a relatively small and informal organization, but with the necessary complexity. As a result, you can immediately make a lot of impact within your field and contribute to the future of the bank. We offer you all the space to further develop and grow in your job and within the organization. In addition, we offer an excellent package of primary and secondary employment conditions. The personal company culture, the space for your personal development and the dynamic work environment make Van Lanschot Kempen unique in its kind.

Moreover, we offer an excellent package of primary and secondary employment conditions in which personal and professional training opportunities are central. You can think of the possibility to flexibly divide the function, training and development possibilities and a dynamic working environment at the Zuid-As in Amsterdam. We want to strengthen our organization through more inclusion and diversity in the workplace. Do you meet the requirements and do you bring diversity? Then we explicitly invite you to apply.


Please apply for this job using the ‘application’ button. For further details, please contact Tanja Schraders, Senior Consultant Talent Attraction, via 06-11169152