Expert Lead Non-Financial Risk and Compliance

Place of work Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type full-time
Wage (gross) From 4 615 EUR/month

*By legal requirement we are providing the information about the basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised position. Based on your experience/profile, the final financial conditions will be the subject to discuss and negotiate at the personal interview, however, not less than above mentioned minimum salary component.

About the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Purpose of the role

Our clients trust us to keep their financial assets and data safe and secure. The purpose of the Lead of NFR and Compliance is to ensure that the way we operate on a day-to-day basis allows us to keep this promise to our clients and to remain a responsible and accountable global financial institution. The Lead of NFR & Compliance has the additional purpose of helping others in his or her area of expertise to succeed and to empower them to ensure the Bank remains safe and secure.


We are looking for a servant leader who will act as independent expert in the area of 2nd Line risk management and at the same time will provide leadership and direction towards the own team in relation to the organization´s mission, vision and values, bearing in mind the risk element. As a leader of multi-disciplinary team you will be able to combine multiple angles to guide the organization in risk environment.

As a 2nd Line of defense risk manager, you posses good communication skills, you can influence others – members of own team and various stakeholders within own and functional organization, you can think critically and use data while collaborating with others. You are able to direct decisions and sustain change implemented in rapid pace. She or he has ability to apply risk considerations to new processes, areas, technologies, and innovations.

You are passionate about risk(s) and leading the team
You are proactive, resourceful, and willing to go extra mile
You have a “yes we can” attitude
You are an independent and critical thinking person, a problem solver who understands rules and makes them pragmatic and practical,
You have organizational skills, are structured and efficient planning comes naturally.
You can use your skills to help us identify, measure, analyze and assess the risks
What will do as an expert?

In your role you will challenge, advise, and support the identification, analysis and mitigation of non -financial risks identified by 1st Line of Defense/business, raising the non-financial risk awareness throughout our organization and check that the 1st Line of Defense/business is complying with the risk appetite and escalate where necessary.

You will be mainly responsible for:

2nd Line of Defense Risk management
Challenge risk management execution and control processes and take corrective actions, if necessary.
Challenge and advise the Risk and Control Self-Assessment results of the business
Oversee and objectively challenge any actions that may give rise to operational risk and escalate if necessary. Align multi disciplinary views of Operational, Information and Compliance risk managers in your team.

Data collection , analysis and risk reporting
Conduct research using (risk) data sources and select information needed for the analysis of key themes and trends.
Ensure regular reporting to entity non financial risk committee related to issues, events and risk exposure

Information and Business advice
Provide specialist advice on the interpretation and application of internal policies and minimum standards, resolving queries and issues and referring very complex or contentious issues to others.
Act as champion and point of contact in your area of expertise in highly specialized risk areas of fraud, sourcing, employment practice, personal and physical security and others.

Maintaining internal relationship management
Build effective working relationships with your peers and colleagues and providing high-quality professional service to support in delivering business strategy and plans while earning trust of your key stakeholders.

Development of policies and procedures
Contribute to the drafting and reviewing of internal procedure documents within your area of expertise to ensure compliance with external and internal requirements.

Risk and issues management
Identify and evaluate risks, issues, dependencies, and constraints associated with the project and run organization - escalating where appropriate. Where necessary, develop, agree on, and implement solutions to overcome these.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

Required Experience and Competencies:
  • University degree
  • Previous experience with audit or risk management in 1st or 2nd line of defense
  • Experience of interpreting strategy, understanding organizational design
  • Leading team of experts

  • Risk management
  • Stakeholders’ management
  • Business insights
  • Building trust
  • Optimizing work processes
  • Driving vision and purpose

We offer you a bunch of great benefits

Friendly working environment
  • You build your own working day - flexible working hours and work from home
  • Daily working time: 7hrs 45min instead of standard 8hrs
  • Daily refreshments - coffee, fruits, drinks
  • Fully equipped gym accessible 24 hours / 7 days per week
  • Game room with unlimited access
  • Modern designed coffee corner and terrace with the grill spot
  • Sick leave compensation: up to 80% of the monthly salary
  • Life insurance contribution: up to 22,14 EUR/per month
  • 3rd pillar contribution: up to 3% from your monthly salary
  • 24/7 external mental health support
  • Learning opportunities: internal and external learning programs
  • Regular teambuildings, social events and communities
YOU/family/friends time
  • Extra 3 PERSONAL days per year
  • Extra vacation days: up to 10 extra days/per year
  • We welcome your ING-positive friends: referrals starting from 1000 EUR
  • 150€ for childbirth/adoption bonus, wedding day and registered partnership contributions, work anniversary award
  • Our premises are open 24/7 and you can even bring your friends or family along (up to 2 friends to the gym and game room)
Extra perks
  • Yearly bonus based on your performance and company’s results
  • Cafeteria points: 50€/month (600€/year) - Multisport card, Alza, Zalando, Cinema City, etc.
  • Home office contribution: 20 EUR/per month
  • Discounts from our and your favorite stores: up to 30%
  • Warm welcome package for your fresh start
  • Pet friendly office


Brief description of the company

ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering banking and asset management to over 60 million private, corporate and institutional clients over 50 countries. With a diverse workforce of over 50,000 people, ING comprises a broad spectrum of prominent companies that increasingly serve their clients under the ING brand.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees


Contact person: ING Hubs Slovakia, HR team
E-mail: send CV
ID: 4510647  Dátum zverejnenia: 3.3.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 4 615 EUR/month