Operational Risk Manager

Operational Risk Manager C-Domains

“Empowered people, building trust”


You and your job
Imagine you can work as an Operational Risk Manager in the core of the bank’s operations and support departments (the “C-Domains”). You can make the difference by supporting, challenging and steering the processes that determine the operational risk profile of the bank. In your daily activities you are responsible for second line oversight on the design of the banks risk control frameworks.

Making a difference  

  • by having a professional attitude based on thorough Banking experience and knowledge in several areas;

  • by having a proactive and result driven approach in supporting and challenging risk management activities in the bank;

  • by having an independent way of working with impact which helps to realize the banks goals and strategy;

  • by being part of the Risk Management C-Domains team consisting of 8 operational risk professionals.  

With each other
Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. In an environment where Rabobank is heading towards the next level of automation and in a growing complex world/organisation we need people who enjoy change, complex problem solving with agility and networking skills. Our Risk Management C-Domains team (as a 2nd line of responsibility department) brings talented people together to guard the risk profile of the bank by implementing, owning and maintaining a strong Risk Control Framework across the whole organisation. Together we are building a better world with empowered people who are building trust!

With you

Customer focus, collaboration, professionalism, agility and result driven are clearly essential for the role of Operational Risk Manager. In addition, it's important that you recognise most of the requirements in the checklist below:

  • You have a degree in (Business) Economics, audit or law and at least 7+ years of relevant experience within a banking environment;

  • you have extensive knowledge of risk management, banking processes, systems and laws and regulations regarding Operational Risk Management;

  • you have the courage to raise issues and concerns that you have identified;

  • you are able to inspire others by presentation and personal impact;

  • you show style flexibility to adjust to different situations and environments to reach your goal;

  • You have good communication skills in Dutch and English and you are able to build and maintain an internal and external network.

Growing a better world together
You'll already be aware that Rabobank is a financial services provider for more than 8.5 million customers in 40 countries. But did you know that we aim to contribute to real change with our 'Growing a better world together' mission? We do so in countless ways, such as:

  • Our ‘Banking for Food’ and ‘Banking for the Netherlands’ vision and our Sustainability Programme ‘Sustainably Successful Together’ programme help us achieve our contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs);

  • Thanks to an agreement with the UN World Food Programme more agricultural products are purchased from small farmers in Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia. We aim to expand this platform to include one and a half million farmers in 25 countries by 2030.  

Do you want to become the ideal version of yourself? We would love to help you achieve this by focusing firmly on your growth, development, and investing in an environment where you keep learning every day. We give you the space to innovate and initiate. In this way, we offer you numerous opportunities to grow and help you exceed your expectations, to do the right thing exceptionally well, and to therefore grow as a professional. In addition, with us (on the basis of a 36-hour workweek), you can also expect:

  • Salary in the range of €4.718,88 up to 8.111,77

  • a thirteenth month and holiday pay;

  • an Employee Benefit Budget (11% of your monthly salary). You decide how to spend this budget. This may include purchasing extra leave days, making extra pension contributions or even receiving a monthly cash pay-out;

  • a personal budget that you can spend on activities related to your personal development and career;

  • flexible working times and location-independent working;

  • 100% reimbursement of commuting costs if you travel by public transport! Do you still prefer to travel by car or motorbike? Then choose a commuting allowance;

  • a pension scheme, to which your contribution is only 5,5%.

Let's meet 
Are you the person we're looking for? Are you ready to join Rabobank as an operational risk manager and to make a difference to yourself, our customers and to society? We look forward to receiving your application for this vacancy in Utrecht.

Good to know:

  • Applications are open until the 16th of June. Apply via the “Apply now” button. Responses will be handled in accordance with our vacancy management policy;

  • If you have any questions about the specific details of this position, please contact please contact Albert van Vliet (Head OpRisk C-Domains, Albert.van.Vliet@rabobank.nl). Joris Opdam (recruiter, Joris.Opdam@rabobank.nl) would be happy to answer any questions about the application procedure;

  • The application process includes screening. Based on the screening procedures in place at Rabobank, we assess whether new staff are reliable enough to work at Rabobank.

  • Your privacy is important to us. Do you want to know more, click on this link.

  • Everyone is different, and it is exactly those differences that help us become an even better bank. That's why we want to know who you really are!



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