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Risk & Compliance Officer

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JOB FUNCTIONS

As a Risk & Compliance Officer, it is your job to make sure that Backbase is conducting its business in full compliance with all local, national and international laws and regulations that pertain to its particular industry. Additionally you are our ambassador for professional standards, accepted business practices and internal policy standards. There is both an ethical and pragmatic component to compliance in helping organizations manage risk and maintain a positive reputation. You will report directly to the CFO.
  • You are a passionate and proactive individual that when faced with hard work can attack that work with a positive and energetic “Let’s get it done!” attitude. You can manage multiple initiatives concurrently and enjoy sharing your knowledge and positive attitude with our teams. You have experience managing Risk Assessment and Treatment activities at a senior management level.
  • You bring experience in:
  • Working in a rapidly expanding environment and therefore have the ability to identify relevant impacts to our compliance program as we enter new markets
  • Implementing and managing supplier risk assessment programs, ideally in a software development and cloud computing organization
  • Management in SOC 2 or ISO 27001security framework implementations projects and audits
  • Internal audits of SDLC systems and processes
  • Strong and effective stakeholder management both internal and external to your organisation
  • You have:
  • 10 years of relevant working experience in the practical implementation of global Risk and Compliance programs
  • A very good understanding of the GDPR and SOC 2, ISO 27001 and PCI-DSS frameworks
  • Professional certifications such as CIPP, CISA, CISSP, CRISC or other relevant certifications
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with people at every level and in every department is essential
  • Ambitious natural charisma to build trust at senior level
  • Solid spoken and written command of the English language
  • A reliable, ethical and determined mindset
  • Strong project management and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum/SDLC working methods
  • You are fluent in English, written and spoken
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You’ll always have the opportunity to get out of your comfort zone, wear different hats and challenge yourself
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THE JOB AT BACKBASE

  • Proactive management and continuous improvement of our compliance and supplier assurance programs;
  • Ensure knowledge and communication of client contractual requirements;
  • Assist our Sales organization during RFP activities;
  • Support client assurance audits working closely with our Customer Success teams;
  • Manage and report status on Risk Assessment and Risk Treatment activities as a member of the Risk Governance Committee;
  • Create policy as well as supporting others in building policy;
  • Coordinate relevant policy awareness and training is in place to meet compliance needs;
  • Internal Audit of adherence to policy, recommended remediation and controls;
  • As a contributing member of our IT Security Committee, you will be involved in risk mitigation decisions and deliverables;
  • Work closely with Legal on GDPR and other data protection and privacy related topics;
  • Manage compliance related projects to meet specific policy or regulatory requirements.
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    REASONS TO 
    JOIN BACKBASE

    develop yourself

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    a global community

    With 60+ nationalities working side-by-side in 9 offices around the world, Backbase is a place where you can work on projects with people from all over the world.

    pride and fun

    We take pride in our achievements and we love to celebrate them. We host a variety of parties, celebrations, team outings, games nights and office drinks in all our global hubs.

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    We leave when our clients are happy. Not a day earlier. This committed way of working has won over a lot of our clients’ hearts. This isn’t our first rodeo.

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    This is the place you need to be… We want to know you and your skills.

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    you support Backbase,
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    BUSINESS SUPPORT

    We’re a big department! We’re Recruitment and HR hiring the talents globally and making sure you feel part of the Backbase family. We’re Office Management and ICT making sure we have the best working environment.  We’re Finance, Legal and Compliance providing proper support for our business to expand.

    team challenge

    BUSINESS SUPPORT

    We all come together to help the business make the smartest decisions and to create a great work experience for everyone at Backbase.  You measure, asses, automate and drive forward – in short – help our employees with any obstacles they might have along the way. Working together with global offices daily is not always easy. You are constantly on top of the game facilitating the rapid growth of Backbase. From a vendor invoice to contract with a new client, from onboarding of the new hires to opening a new hub. 900 employees, more than 10 locations, and over 100 clients means there’s no time to get bored.

    opportunities

    You will have plenty of space to identify improvements and act upon it. If you are a curious and proactive type – you’d love it!

    big responsibility

    You will work on projects that make a difference with a true share of autonomy and trust.

    problem solvers

    There’s no issue that you can’t solve! Nothing is impossible and you know it too!

    partners in growth

    You will work hand in hand with departments across Backbase to ensure smooth execution of strategic goals.

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    • Cardiff 4
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    • Frankfurt 1
    • krakow 1
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    • Utrecht 1
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    BACKBASE IN AMSTERDAM

    Where it all began! Two guys, our founder Jouk and his partner, set out on a mission “to make the internet more beautiful”. Fast-forward 16 years, our offices in Amsterdam are home to over 480 people. The Amsterdam HQ is the largest of our offices and boasts an international mix of talented people. Working in software engineering, sales, marketing, academy or business support, we have a great team that’s driving our growth.

    Located in Amsterdam-Oost (East), our EMEA HQ offices are a stone’s throw away from the beautiful Tropenmuseum, the Amsterdam Royal Zoo and famous windmill brewery Brouwerij ‘t IJ. Famous for its breathtaking architecture, canals, and over 881,000 bikes,  Amsterdam is a city that’s easy to fall in love with.

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    CULTURE

    Our Amsterdam office is home to people from all over the world working in small, lean teams. Loud and busy sometimes but always friendly, helpful, and super fun. We love to celebrate each other’s achievements, share jokes, and our love for food, movies, traveling, and sports. We’re one big and diverse family working towards the same goal.

    With graffiti of Marilyn Monroe and Pulp Fiction stars John Travolta, and Samuel L. Jackson looking cool on our walls, you can probably guess that we love entertainment. From games nights and parties to boat rides and Dj gigs – you name it, we have it.

    lunch

    Free, healthy lunches every day. Plus snacks and drinks.

    social

    Friday parties every month. Office boat you can use with your team.

    health

    Discounted gym membership through our corporate fitness plan.

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    • Atlanta 2
    • Cardiff 8
    • Dubai 3
    • Frankfurt 2
    • Krakow 5
    • London 4
    • Mexico City 2
    • Mumbai 1
    • Princeton 2
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    OUR VALUES

    We explore new routes. We don’t shy away from being critical of ourselves, our products and our industry. We are open, direct and always questioning the status quo; to keep on learning and keep ourselves and others on their toes.

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    OUR VALUES

    No matter the challenge, we use our creative minds to find ways to make things happen. We are ambitious to be the best in class in the industry. Raising the bar. Pushing each other’s limits to bring out our best. We are determined & pragmatic. No Fluff. Just Stuff.

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    OUR VALUES

    We solve hard problems and look for new opportunities for growth. We inspire. We mobilize the right talent to succeed in our mission. We persevere where others would give up. We feel proud when our vision comes true.

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    OUR VALUES

    We are a company of builders, designers, makers, and doers, always open to learn and improve, shaping the future of banking together with our customers. We ask for feedback and constantly seek insights that make us better.

    together

    OUR VALUES

    We are strong. We come from all over the world and embrace diversity. We believe in open dialogue among a small team of people who trust one another, who are focused outside themselves. This way we create shared consciousness and shared authorship of ideas that no single person could have arrived at independently.

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    APPLICATION PROCESS

    Your upcoming steps in the hiring journey with us depend on the role that you have applied for, however, this is what you can expect. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

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    Let’s Meet

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    Let’s DeepDive

    The next step in your journey is to meet us in person. Our secret sauce is hiring people with different perspectives. Show us your special powers in a case or a technical test. Again, the process differs per role, your Recruiter will tell you all about it.

    Welcome to the family!

    It’s official – let’s make it happen together! We look forward to shaping the future of banking with you.

     

     

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    • Atlanta 8
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