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MUFG Enterprise Risk Manager, Risk Technology in Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Would you like to work for one of the World's largest banks in an exciting, dynamic and international environment?

We are currently recruiting for an Enterprise Risk Manager, Risk Technology for our Risk Management Division in Amsterdam .

MUFG Bank Europe N.V. (MBE) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), one of the largest ranked Financial Groups in the world in terms of assets. A world-class set of businesses and more than 180,000 employees in 50 markets. MUFG offers stability in an ever-changing market, providing services to high-profile clients worldwide.

For more than 50 years MBE offers corporate and investment banking services to both Japanese and non-Japanese corporate customers in The Netherlands and, through its branches. The goal is to be among the top performing foreign-owned banks operating in The Netherlands, providing value-added banking services and excellent operations, fulfilling both Japanese and Global Multinational Corporate customers' needs.

At MBE we are committed to contributing to a more sustainable future. Thus, we will encourage you to embed environmental, social & governance (ESG) factors in your everyday work and in our culture.

The MBE subsidiary based in The Netherlands is a network of branches (Germany Branch (Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Munich), Spain Branch (Madrid, Barcelona), Belgium Branch (Brussels), Austria Branch (Vienna)), managed from Amsterdam.

Your impact at MUFG

The Risk Technology within Enterprise Risk Management is responsible for:

  • the Risk Technology Strategy: the role entails development/maintenance of risk technology strategy, and management of risk technology related projects. the Risk Data Management: in this role the person acts as a Data Steward for

  • the Risk domain and provides support and guidance to Risk teams with Key Data Elements (KDE) assessments, data issues and data delivery agreements.

  • Risk Tools & EUC architecture: the role ensures internal risk data bases, tools, and EUCs are fit for purpose, developed/maintained within the governance, and successfully deployed in production environment.

​This role requires a person with a good understanding of banking business, internal IT and Data architecture, as well as having ability to work with teams across the bank both locally and across EMEA and proactively drive best practice.

Consultation and others

Participating in internal and/or external consultation platforms (either on an ad hoc or permanent basis) regarding Risk Technology:

  • Leading project governance (i.e. Steerco governance)

  • Data Management Working Group meetings

  • Regular alignments with IT and Data Management Office

  • Regular calls with Risk Analytics Group based in London

Function positioning

To safeguard the long-term stability of MBE and ensure its sustainable growth, the Enterprise Risk Management Department (ERM) provides a holistic, coherent, and honest view of the Bank’s risk profile to facilitate informed decision-making by its Senior Management.

Through a risk-aware culture, effective risk framework, and strategic partnerships, we advise on risk-return trade-offs, drive business excellence, and ensure that the Bank is positioned to be the most trusted financial group against the backdrop of an ever-changing risk landscape.

ERM is part of the Risk Management Division (RMD) and organizationally reports to the Head of RMD, which in turn reports to the Chief Risk Officer (CRO).

ERM consists of 6 coverage areas: Governance, Resilience, Integrated Risks, ESG risks, Risk Technology and Risk Affairs. Vice-President Enterprise Risk Manager, Risk Technology reports to the Head of ERM, who acts as a team lead.

The role includes the following:

  • Take ownership of MBE Risk Technology strategy and work in partnership with EMEA HO function to contribute to the regional Risk Technology strategy.

  • End-to-end management of risk technology related projects, including preparing investment projects (business requirement documents) to obtain IT investment budget (management of internal Gyokei and Ringi processes for the Risk domain).

  • Facilitate Risk Technology meetings/workshops with teams of Risk based developers and communicate the needs to IT and Data Management Office, as well as regional risk governance function.

  • Take ownership for Risk Data flow, governance and storage;

  • Track data quality issues for RMD and ensure they get managed with the help of Data Management Office;

  • Provide oversight over critical EUCs in the Risk domain and deliver assurance over EUC controls in line with Bank’s policy.

  • Maintain and further develop internal model application hub (Firenze) and Risk Domain Share Point;

  • Support wider Risk domain with building and maintaining Power BI risk reports;

  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders within MBE;

  • Support the Head of ERM in the wider ERM agenda;

In order to be successful in the role, you will need the following:

Skills and experience:


  • Academic (Master) degree in a quantitative field, or other relevant field of study;

  • Previous work experience in similar function required. The function requires wide practical experience with risk management in a regulated entity, either in 1st or 2nd Line of Defense roles, or risk advisory roles. Good understanding of data and risk tools infrastructure in banking is essential.

  • Project Management experience, practical experience with Agile / Scrum;

  • Experience in preparing strategic documents;

  • Experience in preparing IT business requirements documents;

  • Experience in preparing presentations to senior management and regulators;

  • Experience of working across departments and functional fields;

  • Working knowledge of Python (Pandas, Scikit-learn, Django, Numpy;) and SQL;

  • Working knowledge of Power BI;


  • Good understanding of relevant EBA guidelines and regulation in EU;

  • Experience in building SharePoint applications based on SharePoint lists (SharePoint Developer experience is useful but not essential);

  • Experience in building databases;

Personal requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, building rapport with Risk, IT and Data Management Office is key in this role;

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, ability to explain a complex topic in a structured and clear manner;

  • Proactive self-starter, intrapreneurial, able to handle a significant and diverse workload;

  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability;

  • Think independently and critically to create own views;

  • Calm, structured and logical approach to work, pragmatic;

  • Team player with ability to collaborate in cross-division teams and display organizational sensitivity;

  • High attention to detail;

  • Ability to work in multicultural environment, respecting diversity.

What do we have to offer:

We offer you a role in one of the largest banks of the world in a growing and international environment. You have various opportunities to develop yourself and we will support you with that by offering various training and development possibilities.

  • We take into account your home situation and your ambitions and help you to balance work and private life.

  • Monthly team events.

  • To work in an ambitious, international environment with colleagues from different countries and cultures, who strive for the best.

Besides that we will offer you:

  • Gross salary based on experience and consistent with the market

  • 8% holiday allowance and 13th month payment.

  • 30 vacation days per year. Optional you can buy 15 additional days.

  • Commuting allowance based on annual public transport 2nd class, most economical way, or € 0,21 per km with a max of 75km one way.

  • €5,00 net remote working compensation per day, with a maximum of €60,00 per month.

  • Possibility to order a mobile phone (up to €800,-)

  • Possibility to order Office Equipment’s for the home office, (up to €500,-)

  • Remote Working Policy i.e. Working From Home (WFH) and Remote Working in another Country.

  • Bicycle plan (fiscal benefit)

  • Company fitness (fiscal benefit)

  • Mental health workshops and budget for external courses (i.e. Dutch language classes).

  • Employee contribution towards Pension insurance (max 5%, currently 2%), our pension scheme is based on a defined contribution scheme.

  • Training & development possibilities paid by the bank

Additional information :

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

The role is based in the Netherlands. All candidates need to be willing to relocate to the Netherlands. Internal employees will be supported in case of relocation.

For more information regarding this position you can contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist at:

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.

MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.

We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.

At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute