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ING is redefining banking. What about you?

There has never been a more interesting time to work at ING. We at ING are pioneers. Our end goal is to unite ING and to achieve a single and best-in-class experience for all customers worldwide. We decided to build a leading European banking platform first, starting with two of our home markets: Belgium and the Netherlands.


We’re on a journey that’s centered around our customers, powered by technology and driven by smart, determined people. Our customers feel our people are empowering them to stay a step ahead in life and in business. We’re proud of that! ING is a bank where we value respect, trust, honesty and responsibility. Is sustainability, caring for others and thinking ahead all part of your DNA? Do you want to make a difference for our customers thanks to our agile way of working? (see https://youtu.be/uXg6hG6FrG0). If so, this might well be the opportunity within ING you’re looking for.


Setting the standards for worldwide data governance

ING is rapidly transforming from a traditional bank into a next-generation digital bank, where everything revolves around data and smart data intelligence. The gathering, usage and governance of data is of the highest importance for a data driven culture – a cornerstone in our transformation. We are building a well-governed data lake that ensures data availability, common understanding of business terms, data quality is measured and issues are remediated, data is traceable and controlled in line with regulations: an ambitious implementation based on leading technology. It is not only about data: we deliver trust, respect, commitment and reliability. People empowering people with qualitative data products.


The Team

You will be part of the Data Management tribe in the Netherlands, closely working together with the Belgium Data Management tribe. Together with data owners and data stewards in the organisation, we ensure that data is defined, can be easily exchanged, the data quality is monitored, and the data lake is set up according to security and privacy standards. We provide the data on need to know basis to important users like Finance, Risk, Investments, Mortgages, Analytics, ING Group and more.


Our squads are located in The Netherlands and Romania. For our Risk squad located in the Netherlands we are looking for a Safe Business Officer. The Safe Business Officer is a risk partner for the Tribe Data Management DBNL as well as for the Market Leaders DBNL organisation for non-financial risk topics. You have a profound risk expertise of the risk areas where data play a role in relationship with regulations which set standards on data management, like BCBS239, SOx, GDPR, KYC, FATCA/CRS, MIFID II, DGS. You have experience with designing, auditing and implementing business controls.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support the internal assessment of the data controls on all data flows in the data management platform. Identify risk items together with the stakeholders, based on knowledge of end-to-end processes: providing evidences, documenting and reporting risks.

  • Support the design of new required local controls, as standardised as possible and work with data content squads to implement the controls.

  • Take up a pivotal role in ensuring continuous SOX, DMMS and other risk data compliancy for all data assets by being proactive in driving risk implementation roadmap

  • Ensure that automated dashboards for regular monitoring and controls are available to data owners, data users, CDO office and control entities

  • Being ambassador of the controls, able to simply explain to all tribe members, data platform users and auditors on the what, why and how. You stimulate risk awareness and evaluate the need for first line training for employees.

  • Support with the implementation of new or adapted risk policies, procedures and measures. Act as a liaison between the auditors and the Tribe Data Management. You will channel all the requests from the auditors to the appropriate persons/squads/tribes. Support the timely evidence/answer process to the auditors and safeguard the quality of the evidence delivered.

  • You monitor the quality of the non-financial risk framework by assessing the outcomes of the  key control tests and by assembling evidences to prevent the risk of financial lost or reputation damage

  • You help defining and preparing the risk assessment.

  • You advice internal stakeholders.


How to succeed 

We hire smart people like you for your potential. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on responsibility. In return, we’ll back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself. 

We are looking for an energetic and data-driven Product Owner with a passion for and a strong understanding of the challenges that come with data. A flexible and inspirational professional who feels at ease in a cross-border culture.


Your profile and skills

  • Master or bachelor degree.

  • 4+ years knowledge of and profound experience in non-financial risk management.

  • 3+ years knowledge of and experience in the financial industry.

  • Proficient in Dutch and English (verbal and writing).

  • Knowledge of data management and related regulation.

  • Knowledge of IT fundamentals.

  • Relevant risk or auditing certification.

  • Conceptual and analytical.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Enthusiastic, willing to help others to be successful and always a step ahead.

What we offer

A job from 36 to 40 hours and a unique offer that fits in with the times of today. We take into account your home situation and your ambitions and help you to balance work and private life. Discover yourself our employment conditions.

To give you an idea, we will tell you about the benefits of working at ING:

  • A salary tailored to your qualities and experience

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work at home

  • A reimbursement for travel expenses

  • 24 vacation days with a 36-hour working week. If you work 40 hours a week, you will receive 27 vacation days

  • Pension scheme

  • 13th month salary

  • Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary

  • 8% Holiday payment

  • Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities to realise your ambitions

  • An informal working environment with innovative colleagues who strive for the very best

  • Progressive way of working according to the Agile method, so that new ideas come to life


Want to apply? 

Are you already sure that you are the Risk Officer Data Management that we are looking for? Please apply with your resume and motivation, we love to hear from you!


About us 

With 57,000 employees and operations in approximately 40 countries, there is no shortage of opportunities for people with initiative who want to help people take a step ahead in life and in business. Do you want to work at the cutting edge of what’s possible and at the same time ensure you work with integrity and hold the customer’s interests at heart? Do you want to be surrounded by progressive, inspiring, diverse and supportive colleagues? Then there is no better place to invest your talents than at ING. Join us and apply today!