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Risk Governance & Internal Control System Manager (f/m/d)

Date: 16-Apr-2019

Location: Frankfurt am Main, HE, DE

Company: Deutsche Börse Group

Group Company: Deutsche Börse AG

Risk Governance & Internal Control System Manager (f/m/d) 

Full-time | Permanent


Field of activity

The unit Risk Governance & Internal Control System is responsible for defining, implementing and maintaining a comprehensive risk governance framework for all Control Functions of Deutsche Börse Group (DBG). The key objective is to ensure that the Control Functions apply consistent terminology, standards and processes for risk control and risk reporting. This includes the establishment of an Internal Control System (ICS) framework and monitoring of adherence to its requirements. The integration of the overall control framework of Deutsche Börse Group, especially related to Operational Risk, Business Continuity Management, Group Compliance and Group Security is the main task.



  • Support the design, implementation and maintenance of an effective end-to-end risk governance framework including an holistic approach to risk controlling and reporting
  • Ensure common standards, terminology and taxonomy are applied across all Control Functions
  • Perform reporting of the overall risk situation to top management for early identification of emerging risks
  • Coordination of Control Functions, including quality assurance and compliance reviews to ensure adherence to the risk governance framework
  • Support the  implementation, continued development and documentation of a Group-wide ICS framework
  • Provide advice and challenge to business and operations areas with regards to the implementation and optimization of controls in order to address/minimize identified risks
  • Support the assessment of new business and new products, as well as changes in internal processes or external dependencies, in regards to new risks and controls
  • Provide support to operational risk reviews
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the ICS and develop relevant KPIs for ICS
  • Prepare ICS Reporting to senior and executive management
  • Conceptualize and execute internal training in order to raise awareness of management and all employees of the ICS topic, in order to strengthen Risk and Control awareness Group-wide


Qualifications/required skills

  • Relevant university degree
  • Experience in Operational Risk Management, Risk Governance and ICS – with a focus on financial services/banking/financial market infrastructure providers
  • Experience in Project and Change Management would be an advantage
  • Good knowledge of relevant regulation (MaRisk, CSSF 12/552, CSDR, etc.) and COSO, COBIT/ITIL frameworks
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills, creativity, critical thinking, as well as ability to identify problems and propose solutions
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Proficiency in written and verbal German and English
  • Very good command of MS Office

Dedication, team and communication skills, flexibility as well as competent handling of MS Office applications round out your profile. There are numerous good reasons to work for us: responsibility at an early stage, attractive social benefits, an international working environment and a broad variety of career opportunities. Applications from disabled persons are welcome.

Are you interested in working with a pleasant and very dedicated team? Convince us with an appealing application. Please use our online application portal.

Deutsche Börse Group, Human Resources