Risk Management, risk assessment, IT risk management, risk advisory
Permanent employment
Bachelor (EQF 6), Master (EQF 7)
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that you can contribute to shaping the risk governance structures of Rabobank and more in specific to increasingly focus on forward-looking risk assessments. Whether it is aligning the defined risk appetite with the Strategic Plan of the organization, feeding strategic risk information to Managing Board and Supervisory Board or whether it is assessing the strategic risks (e.g. climate change, cyber risk) that could hamper the execution of the organizations Strategic Plans.

To a certain extend this is all uncharted territory next to the standing good practices of our risk management organization. You are therefore actively involved in processes and projects on the cross roads of the various risk disciplines like Credit Risk, Market Risk and Operational Risk. An important challenge is to come up with pragmatic solutions for complex situations in a continuous changing environment with a view on the needs of the risk management organization of the future.


Making a difference  

  • You help to shape the design and execution of the risk governance structures of the organization with a mind-set set for the future.
  • Collaborate in the broadest sense on the optimization of the organization for an integrated and optimal forward looking risk management.
  • Influences the organization both on the business as well as on the risk management side regarding the various risk responsibilities.
  • You forge relationships with the various Risk Management departments at Group level as well as with the various entities.
  • Building and maintaining a network of internal stakeholders globally in order to facilitate the change process             

With each other
Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. Our team Risk Governance & Decision Support brings talented people together in CLR Integrated Risk. With you as a Sr. Risk Manager, the team will consist of 7 diverse colleagues in a variety of roles. Other teams in Integrated Risk are a.o. Capital Adequacy and Scenario Analyses, Recovery & Resolution Planning and Regulatory Oversight & Supervisory Relations.


With you

Communication, innovative thinking, decision making, impact, inspiring and influencing all are essential qualities for the role of Risk Manager. Next to that you build bridges internally and externally to make a difference for the community. In addition, it's important that you meet the following requirements:

  • University education (Finance, Economics, Business Economics, Business Administration).
  • At least 8 years relevant working experience in the banking sector with significant (international) experience in risk management.
  • Excellent English written and verbal skills.
  • You know how to roll up your sleeves and aspire to work for an ambitious department.
  • Deep understanding of importance of proper risk management and governance, in strictly regulated environment;
  • Conceptual thinking comes naturally and you have an intuitive sense of the bigger picture that allows you to build on structural and practical solutions.

Growing a better world together
You will already be aware that Rabobank is a financial services provider for more than 7.1 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:

  • Together with the World Wildlife Fund we help to find a harmonious balance between nature and the agricultural sector in Brazil.
  • We like to share our knowledge on sustainable, financial solutions. For example, we give corporate clients with a certification a discount.
  • We continuously think about the future. We invest EUR 3.8 bn in sustainable energy generation for future generations to live in a cleaner world.

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 working week), you can also expect: 

  • This position is scaled in grade 11
  • A thirteenth month and holiday pay;
  • An Employee Benefit Budget. You decide how to spend this budget. This may include purchasing extra leave days, making extra pension contributions or even receiving a monthly cash payout;
  • A personal budget that you can spend on activities related to your personal development and career;
  • 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%.

Let's meet 

Are you the person we're looking for? Are you ready to join Rabobank as a 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:

  • If you have any questions about the specific details of this position, please contact Frank van Bergem at
  • Martin Quaak, Corporate Recruiter would be happy to answer any questions about the application procedure via
  • 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
  • The application process for this vacancy may include an individual assessment
  • 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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