Job Description


Your mission

Our footprint in Germany is expanding! And we need an outstanding Risk Officer to support our growth. You will play a pivotal role by overseeing and executing risk management on behalf  of our German Entity, as well as contributing to the Group.

As a hybrid 1st and 2nd Line role, you will work closely with our senior management and collaborate with our risk owners in order to guide the entire risk management journey from identification to mitigation.

As a member of our Group Risk Management Function, you will forge strong partnerships with colleagues in finance and compliance to ensure our business complies with all regulatory requirements. When necessary, you will engage with regulators such as BaFin and the Bundesbank, further solidifying our commitment to best practices in risk management.

What you'll do

  • Lead implementation of the Group Risk Management Framework within Bitpandas German entity, providing challenge and oversight of risks in order to manage the entitys risk profile.
  • Produce risk management documentation to support Senior Management, including ICAAP, Risk Strategies, Risk Profiles, and localized Policies.
  • Represent the Germany Entity via Bitpandas Risk mechanisms including Governance forums, Product Approvals, Vendor/Outsourcing reviews.
  • Play a leading role in the Group Risk Management function, taking the lead in driving risk elements such as control frameworks, risk & control assessments, and risk monitoring.
  • Act as the central point of contract of external / regulatory reviews. Interfacing with regulators and representing Bitpanda.

Who you are

  • An experienced Risk professional, preferably having worked within financial services, financial technology or similar industries.
  • Ability to work independently (when required), producing high quality deliverables relating to risk appetite, strategy, capital modeling, assessments and treatments.
  • Extensive knowledge of Risk Management frameworks combined with the ability to manage risk within a face-paced environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of the German regulatory landscape, with an understanding of incoming European regulation - specifically relating to MaRisk, EBA and DORA.
  • A collaborative work style with full professional proficiency in written and verbal German and English: you should be able to work independently, taking ownership of your responsibilities, while also actively collaborating with colleagues.
  • Financial Risk Knowledge is a 'nice-to-have' but not essential.

Whats in it for you

  • Hybrid-working model with 60-Work From Anywhere days 
  • Total compensation package including participation in our Bitpanda stock option plan
  • Competitive benefits programs and policies shaped by our flexibility-first philosophy 
  • Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
  • Company-wide and team events both in-person and virtually!
  • Bitpanda swag to keep you living the brand

And, above all, the opportunity to learn and grow as part of Bitpandas incredible journey towards being Europes future #1 investment platform.

  • Communications Skills
  • Financial Analysis
  • Risk Analysis
  • Team Collaboration
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