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State Street Bank
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
time iconWorking hours: Full time
SSGA EMEA Operational Risk Officer
Location: Kraków

Who we are looking for

The SSGA EMEA Operational Risk Officer, based in Krakow, supports program strategy and framework implementation to ensure effective identification, measurement, control and management of SSGA operational risk in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The role includes oversight for all asset management activities both locally and regionally, as well as any support or sub-delegated responsibilities outside of the region.

Sitting in the 2nd line of defense, this Officer role reports to the EMEA Senior Operational Risk Manager in Krakow. We are a diverse team of risk professionals based in London, Dublin and Poland, together with the US and Asia. As a combined group, the team is responsible for identification, control and reporting of operational, investment, credit and liquidity risk globally. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on State Street Global Advisors to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. We keep our clients at the heart of everything we do, and smart, engaged employees are essential to our continued success. Our promise to maintain and environment where every employee feels valued and able to meet their full potential infuses our values. It’s also part of our commitment to inclusion, development and engagement, and corporate social responsibility. You’ll have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As Risk Officer you will

  • Support the overall operational risk program and framework of SSGA EMEA’s business units together with ensuring the region’s ongoing quality of business unit programs.

  • Provide support in the production of risk management information for relevant bodies (Committees, Boards etc.).

  • Collaborate on dashboard and Key Risk Indicator design and reporting and call out heightened or out of appetite risks to all relevant Governance bodies.

  • Provide strategic oversight to business line development through identification and communication of emerging risks and themes.

  • Support regulatory requirements such as ICAAP risk assessments and risk identification workshops for the relevant entities.

  • Provide support in the creation and maintenance of Operational Risk Outsourcing Agreements and SLAs.

  • Provide education and tools to the 1st line business to promote / enable self-assessment, measurement, reporting and management of operational risk.

  • Ensure identification of reported incidents are assessed and tracked and corresponding initiatives are implemented as appropriate.

  • Perform Targeted Risk Assessments and ‘Deep Dive’ investigations in to operational processes and work with the business to ensure the development of action plans to remediate identified control gaps.

  • Maintain the highest standards of conduct and integrity and ensure compliance with accepted industry practice, company policies, statute and regulatory requirements.

  • Support a culture of risk openness and effective challenge.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Adept at operating in dynamic environments, your ability to influence, relationship skills and ‘can do’ approach will help in working together in a team to deliver to deadlines.

  • Your ability to build strong internal partnerships will help you develop relationships with portfolio managers, traders, client facing teams, operational staff and senior management whilst also injecting objective oversight when needed.

  • The operational risk team in EMEA is located in multiple locations and you will need to show a proven track record in collaborating with staff across multiple locations.

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of asset management experience with a substantive portion in Enterprise Risk Management, Compliance or other oversight function.

  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of process and control design, assessment and leading practices within the industry.

  • With a real passion for complex problem solving and skill in strategies to drive engagement and visibility, you will drive a shared sense of urgency in others.

We offer

  • Employee savings plan;

  • Premium life insurance package;

  • VIP medical package;

  • International operating environment;

  • Language classes;

  • Soft skills trainings;

  • Technical workshops;

  • Development sessions with a mentor;

  • Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities;

  • Technical or leadership career pathway

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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