Risk Data Specialist to join Group Risk Data
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We are now looking for a Risk Data Specialist who can proactively support data quality monitoring and drive front-to-back resolution of data related issues. This is a unique opportunity to work with risk data and take ownership of risk data quality.

At Nordea, we’re committed to being a partner our customers and society can count on. Compliance and integrity go hand in hand. Joining us means you’ll have an impact on how we do banking – today and tomorrow. So bring your ideas, skills and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with plenty of opportunities to collaborate, grow and make your mark on something bigger.


Group Risk Data is a key collaborator in providing advanced data analysis tools, running data quality processes and driving enhancement projects in order to improve data quality.

About this opportunity

Welcome to the Group Risk Data team. You will be part of ensuring the highest level of data quality and processes following data governance standards and regulations. Monitoring data quality performance as well as managing the data quality issue backlog will be they key part of your tasks.


In your daily work, you will collaborate closely with a variety of specialists from different parts of the Bank, and we expect you to effectively work with this group of stakeholders to deliver results. You also need to be able to understand existing procedures and controls in depth as well as proactively initiate improvement efforts. 

What you’ll be doing:


  • Run periodic data quality forums for business users
  • Support data quality root-cause analysis within complex data structures
  • Monitor data quality performance based on established dashboards and reports
  • Report Key Performance Indicators to various committees
  • Proactively look for potential data issues and propose enhancements

The role is based in Warszawa.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  

The preferred candidate has relevant knowledge and experience working with financial instruments and have a general understanding of risk data. You should communicate effectively, make prioritization calls with a large number of stakeholders and also build good relationships with colleagues with diverse competences, nationalities and job responsibilities.

You should have an analytical mindset with a good command of reading SQL scripts and also writing basic ad hoc queries. You should be familiar with concepts of measuring and reporting data quality performance.  

Your experience and background:

  • Master’s degree in Finance, Economics or a related discipline
  • Relevant experience within financial markets and financial risk
  • Experience with relational data models including good command of SQL
  • Experience with data quality measurement and KPIs
  • Analytical mindset, general data mining skills (Pivot tables etc.)
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills in English
  • Experience with multidimensional data models is a plus
  • Experience with financial regulations (EGIM, BCBS 239, FRTB etc.) is a plus

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps


Submit your application no later than 30/10/2021. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Akos Szilágyi


At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

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