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Operational Risk & Control Manager

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Bitstamp, the world's longest standing cryptocurrency exchange is looking for an experienced:

Operational Risk & Control Manager

This is an opportunity to join a growing international company with a leading position in one of the most promising sectors of finance. We are already the largest crypto exchange in Europe and are ramping up our presence globally. You will have an opportunity to work in a dynamic team that sets standards in the industry, in excellent working conditions, with opportunity to gain exclusive knowledge and experience. We also offer personal and professional development options, exciting team buildings, competitive compensation & benefits, and a relaxed environment that appreciates fresh ideas. The successful candidate will report to the Chief Risk Officer.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the implementation and management of operational risk management programs for the Bitstamp Group
  • Colaboration with process owners to facilitate appropriate management and control of operational risks. Support of creation of risk management tools and techniques
  • Coordination with third-party business owners to implement appropriate outsourcing oversight
  • Support of ongoing third-party vendor assessments
  • Leading the operational risk team in monitoring activities to minimize exposure to operational risk, outsourcing risk and fraud risk
  • Participation in development of key risk and early warning indicators and monitoring
  • Participation in development of fraud monitoring and reporting
  • Reporting of findings to the management and recommends appropriate mitigating actions, as well as implementation timescales
  • Driving a risk-aware culture, ensures efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to standards and processes

Required qualifications, skills and experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in risk management
  • Strong experience in team management
  • Good understanding of the applicable regulatory framework
  • Strong knowledge of operational risk and process control
  • Knowledge of outsourcing control and monitoring
  • Ability to operate independently & Tolerance for ambiguity
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in English language
  • Knowledge of the blockchain and virtual currency environment is an asset

If you meet the above requirements and would like to join the Bitstamp story, send your application (your CV and motivational letter) in English by clicking “Apply for this job”.

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