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Date posted 05/08/2023 Location United Kingdom Company Worldline

​​​Risk Manager – UK

UK Wide

Worldline is the European leader in digital payments and number four worldwide, powered by over 20,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Every day, our technology provides the trusted infrastructure for millions of people and businesses around the world - and we´re just getting started. We are on an exciting journey to lead the way towards the next frontier of payments. Our ambitions are extraordinarily high, and we need the best people in the world to bring them to life – people like you. So if you are a highly skilled Risk Officer looking to make a real impact on the world, join our journey!

The opportunity

The Risk Manager  is a senior leadership role within the Second Line of the Merchant Services (MS) Division within Worldline. In this role you will be concentrating on the UK entity which is of significant strategic importance for Worldline. We are in the process of obtaining a payment institution licensed in the UK the entity and are looking for your expertise and initiative to ensure we are fulfilling all FCA requirements while supporting the growth of our business.

Worldline operates within a matrix organisation and you will report functionally to the global CRO for Merchant Services with local accountability to the local UK Management Board. In your role you will be supported by the central risk management team which will help you in ensuring the local rollout of risk management industry best practices.

About the team

You will be part of a team with many experienced and dedicated risk officers spread across the world that would love for you to work with them! We are committed to continuous improvement and are always looking for new talents to join our group of trusted risk advisors to the business.  

Your day-to-day responsibilities include

  • Establish and maintain a sound risk management culture through awareness and stakeholder engagement within the UK.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with the UK management board and risk owners.
  • Ensure that the risk profile for the UK entity is regularly updated.
  • Ensure that the Risk Management Process is executed effectively and that all risks are captured with corresponding action plans.
  • Ensure compliance with all FCA requirements in so far as it relates to Risk Management.
  • Facilitate, and lead as necessary, all Risk Committees for the UK entity.
  • Prepare all Risk Management reports, both internally and externally, as required by Auditors and Regulators.
  • Support the development and implementation of the Internal Control Framework, to assure that risks are effectively mitigated.

Who Are We Looking For

We look for big thinkers. People who can drive positive change, step up and show what’s next – people with passion, a can-do attitude and a hunger to learn and grow. In practice, this means: You focus on becoming a trusted risk advisor who maintains strong relationships with business partners and cultivates a strong risk culture.

  • Excellent organizational, planning, and communication.
  • Strong team player with a “can-do” attitude
  • Comfortable working independently with a self-starter mindset
  • You've got substantial knowledgeof regulatory requirements relating to risk management
  • Multicultural and flexible mindset with the ability to multi-task and work in an international environment.
  • 4+  years working in a Risk Management role.
  • Excellent knowledge and awareness related to risk management industry best practices and frameworks (e.g., COSO, ISO 31000
  • Experience working in matrix organizations.
  • Experience working in a European-regulated financial or payments institution is a plus

It would be great if you have the following skills, too:

  • Payment industry experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Economics, Business Administration, Finance, or equivalent)
  • Industry Risk Management Certifications (CRMA, CRISC, CISA etc.)
  • Risk Management / GRC tool experience (preferably RSA Archer)
  • Strong reporting and presentation skills (Office products and Power BI)

Perks & benefits

At Worldline you’ll get the chance to be at the heart of the global payments technology industry and shape how the world pays and gets paid. On top of that, you will also:

  • Be part of a company guided by a strong purpose to do good and recognized as the top 1% of the most sustainable companies in all sectors worldwide.
  • Work with inspiring colleagues and be empowered to learn, grow and accelerate your career.
  • Working within a Group Internal Audit team based across Europe and participating in diverse audits in a team in different entities across the Group
  • UK-wide
  • 25 days per year of paid holidays + bank holidays
  • Emergency time off up to 5 days 
  • Stakeholder pension with a matching contribution of up to 10%
  • Private medical 
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible benefits program
  • Discounts with large retailers
  • Enhanced maternity pay / parental benefits

Grow with us, create tomorrow

At Worldline, we are dedicated to helping our people unlock their full potential - both professionally and personally. With comprehensive training and development programs, expert communities, and global mobility programs, you will always be able to develop and grow at Worldline - wherever you want to go and whatever you want to do. We also offer flexible hours and remote working, to empower you to be your best self at work and at home. 8 in 10 Worldliners consider Worldline a friendly place to work, and 9 in 10 are satisfied with the training & development they receive.

Worldline is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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