Risk Governance Manager (f/m/d)

Date: 04-Mar-2023

Location: Frankfurt am Main, DE

Company: Deutsche Börse Group


Your area of work:

The unit Risk Governance, Framework & Methodology is responsible for the continuous development, improvement and maintenance of the Non-Financial Risk & Multiple-Risk Framework as well as of the Risk Governance of Deutsche Börse Group (DBG) and all covered entities to ensure ongoing regulatory compliance with applicable laws and regulations in order to support a robust risk and control environment.


Your responsibilities:

  • Development, alignment, implementation and maintenance of a holistic end-to-end Risk Governance framework covering alignment with all regulated entities, involvement of all other 2nd LoD functions and Internal Audit to ensure clear responsibilities aligned with the Risk taxonomy
  • Establishing accountability and ownership in the 2nd LoD (including 2nd LoD-like functions within the 1st LoD)
  • Definition and maintenance of minimum requirements (for assurance measures) for a 2nd LoD 
  • Risk-based identification of critical regulatory activities that require detailed 2nd LoD oversight and the performance of dedicated assurance measures
  • Continuously monitor the overall risk situation in DBG (excl. banking regulated entities with own Risk Governance FTEs) together with other 2nd LoD functions, including the evaluation of results from assurance measures, ad-hoc issues, etc. 
  • Monitor the performance of assurance measures by other 2nd LoD Control Functions, including quality assurance and compliance reviews to ensure adherence to the risk governance framework
  • Perform regular reviews and updates of policies, procedures and handbooks in line with regulation and industry best practises
  • Contribution to audits and annual reports

Your profile:

  • Relevant university degree 
  • Minimum 3 years professional working experience in developing and implementing Risk Governance Frameworks, preferably in an international banking/securities processing environment; experience in Non-Financial Risk Management would be an advantage 
  • Ability to explain complex concepts to non-experts, to see the big picture as well as the detail
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills, creativity, critical thinking, as well as ability to identify problems and propose solutions
  • Sound knowledge of relevant regulation (KWG, MaRisk, SREP, ICAAP, EMIR, etc.) 
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in written and verbal English, German would be an advantage 
  • Very good command of MS Office