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VPS is a financial service business, and is committed to attracting and retaining highly motivated employees. We are particularly interested in people with a financial background, as well as those with higher education qualifications in IT and economics

In Euronext Risk Management team we're looking for a 9 months parental leave cover, preferably starting Sept. 1st 2023.  In this role you will support our Head of Risk to follow up Euronext Securities Oslo risk management activities, including reporting to internal and external stakeholders. You will support our organization in proper operational risk management practices, in order to avoid threats (financial losses, reputational damage, service failures or compliance breaches) and to strike the right balance in pursue of business opportunities.

Key accountabilities

  • Contribute to ensure proper operational risk management activities in line with internal and external requirements and expectations from management and relevant stakeholders including the national financial authority and the central bank;

  • Assist in performing 2nd line of defense's independent risk assessments for business activities and projects and in developing and monitoring of key risk indicators;

  • Support the proper risk management reporting to senior management, CSD (central securities depository) Risk Committee and Board of Directors.

Your profile

  • Master degree is required. Degrees in economics or engineering is preferred

  • 2 to 3 years of experience, with previous operational risk management demonstrated

  • Knowledge of risk management best practices and standards/ frameworks like COSO ERM

  • Ability to discuss and challenge a risk in an approachable manner

  • Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels including senior executives, external stakeholders and authorities, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to work well on own initiative

  • Excellent analytic skills

  • Flexible and open to change

  • Fluency in English required


Knowledge of the CSD and/or stock exchange business is preferable as well as knowledge of relevant regulations in the finance industry is an advantage (e.g. CSDR for CSDs, MiFID II, Basel and Solvency regulations, etc.)