Senior Risk Officer

Senior Risk Officer

Senior Risk Officer

Right now, we are looking for a passionate and experienced risk officer to be part of our Group GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance) team at Telia Company. Telia Company is a leading digital communications company on a mission to reinvent better connected living for consumers and businesses across the Nordics and Baltics.

Your responsibility will be to help develop and manage the execution of Telia Company’s risk program, frameworks and processes in close cooperation with the line organizations throughout our markets. As a part of our Group GRC team, you will help maintaining and strengthening a core culture where risk management, compliance and strong business ethics are central to everything we do.

Is this your next opportunity?

If you share our passion for Telecom and would like to work within a fast paced and multi-facetted risk universe, then this could be the perfect role for you! In the position as Senior Risk Officer you will help us pave new ways of thinking and working with our GRC processes. We are implementing and digitalizing a group wide GRC framework that will unleash new opportunities to improve risk assurance and compliance throughout our organization.

My name is Håkan Kvarnström and I am heading the Group GRC team at Telia Company. Our team strives to be role models, supporting our company when addressing uncertainty and acting with integrity, always promoting a trusted and sustainable business model. To be fit for the role you need to be structured, eager to engage, and a team player.

The role includes, but is not limited to:

  • Develop and manage execution of Telia Company’s risk program in close cooperation with Risk Management Coordinators and Risk Area Coordinators throughout our line organization.
  • Drive and support group wide implementation of risk management throughout our organization.
  • Oversee the operational effectiveness of the risk management processes across the Group and propose actions for improvement. This includes oversight of risk assurance and risk appetite.
  • Facilitate risk workshops and assessments on key risk areas in cooperation with the line organization.
  • Drive and facilitate the definition and balancing of risk appetite of our risk universe and other material risks in dialogue with risk area owners, line organization and other key stakeholders.
  • Develop and implement frameworks and processes for effective risk control and assurance.
  • Develop risk metrics and KPI’s as well as KRI’s (key risk indicators).
  • Support the implementation of group wide processes and tools for GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance).
  • Writing and facilitate approval of policies, instructions, and guidelines within the area of Risk Management & compliance.
  • Supporting in organizing and facilitating group risk committee meetings as well as preparing reports and material for Audit Committee. This includes organizing and being a major contributor to the Telia Company’s Risk & Compliance reports.
  • Stakeholder management of key internal and external stakeholders related to Risk Management and GRC.
  • Help maintaining and strengthening a core culture where risk management, compliance and strong business ethics are central to everything we do.

Is this you?

We think that you have a passion for GRC with deep knowledge and experience within enterprise risk management. You thrive in a changing environment where you can make a difference by help creating a well-balanced and risk-based corporate culture.

Your personal competencies:

  • Problem solver - you see the big picture, analyse situations, and develop effective solutions.
  • Resourceful - you approach challenges in an enthusiastic and positive way.
  • Networker - you have outstanding people skills to properly facilitate dialogue and communication among different units and stakeholders. Ability to clearly communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders is a must.
  • Continuous learner - you learn from experience and feedback and adjust your behaviour when needed.
  • Team player - you have pragmatic and collaborative skills and thrive being part of a team, taking initiative and working independently when necessary.

Your Experience:

  • A minimum of university degree equivalent to master’s degree (Science, Finance, legal or related degree).
  • Around 8-10 years of experience in risk management or other relevant assurance functions.
  • Highly developed skills in analytical and strategic thinking
  • Proven ability to identify and analyze complex problems and develop pragmatic workable solutions.
  • Excellent program management skills and the ability to influence and drive deliveries from all parts of the organization.
  • Have the relevant experience to be a trusted business partner in the risk area
  • Skilled in implementing management standards and best practices (e.g. Coso, ISO 22301 and ISO31000 standards)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills in English

It’s more than just a job!
Regardless of the position you are looking for, we will give you the tools and support you need to grow both as a professional and as a person, with us. We can offer you your next big opportunity in a creative, motivating, and welcoming company where everyone can be themselves, with equal access to opportunities. We respect and value the diversity of people. In addition to an attractive and inclusive work environment, we also enable flexibility and offer a wide variety of employee benefits. We are changing the industry, digitalizing society, and reinventing better connected living. That is the next chapter in our story, what's yours?

If you fancy joining our team, don’t hesitate to apply! If you want to know more about the job you are welcome to contact me at and/or LinkedIn.

We look forward to receiving your application and to make sure that your personal data is kept safely, we kindly ask you to apply through our recruitment system. We are not able to handle resumes via e-mail or equivalent. Selection will take place on an ongoing basis and this position might be filled before the application deadline. Application deadline is 2023-04-02.

Welcome to Telia - Let’s make better happen!

Mer info
Område Solna
Yrkesroll Organisation & ledning
Typ av anställning Heltid
Sista ansökningsdag 2 apr 2023 (12 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

Everything we do is reflected in our purpose: To reinvent better connected living. That’s how we make a difference for our customers in the big and in the small. That’s how we contribute to the lives and livelihoods where we are present. Our skilled people and partners, innovative technologies and powerful networks are there to make daily life smoother and richer for our customers and help societies and business become more efficient and sustainable. Welcome to Telia, the home of your next big opportunity and a place where everyone can be themselves with equal access to opportunities.