Head of Risk Control

Head of Risk Control

Head of Risk Control, Telia Finance AB

Right now, we are looking for a new Head of Risk Control that wants to be part of our growing and dynamic finance company, Telia Finance AB!

In Telia Finance AB we are a closely-knit team of about 125 people who work flexibly and purposefully towards realizing customer demands and needs. If you ask us, telecom and finance are a match made in heaven. Our customers need technical solutions that enable them to work as seamlessly as possible. And as tech development proceed more quickly than ever, they also need innovative, smart and adaptable financial solutions so that they always can be equipped with the latest technology. Basically, we want to make it possible for all Telia Company's customers to find exactly the right solutions to suit their telecom requirements both now and in the future. Telia Finance is a credit market company under the supervision of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.

Is this your next opportunity?

As Head of Risk Control, you will lead the Risk Control Function (RCF), consisting of a Risk Control Officer and yourself. The RCF is an internal control function reporting directly to the Board and the CEO of Telia Finance. You will play an important role in ensuring that risks within the company area are known, assessed, managed, and controlled properly. You will work in close collaboration with all units within Telia Finance and the local Telia operators. Your abilities to cooperate, involve and communicate are therefore of highest importance.

The role includes, but is not limited to:

Promote a sound management of risks by:

  • Assisting in identifying them,

  • Proposing mitigating actions to minimize or eliminate them and

  • Following-up and reporting them

Promote a sound risk culture by:

  • Providing advice and support to employees, the CEO and the Board,

  • Informing and educating employees about risks and risk management and

  • Following-up and reporting on deficiencies and violations of the risks

Is this you?

We are now looking for an experienced risk control professional to dare, care and simplify risk matters within our business. You have a strong team spirit but are ready to work independently. You are inspired by working in an intense and constantly transforming business environment.

We need you to have a solid experience from the risk control area within the financial industry. Maybe you are a senior risk officer that is ready for the next step or you are working as Head of Risk Control already. Preferably, you have experience from a Nordic perspective since we are operating in all Nordic countries. As a person you have high integrity and have a strong delivery capability both when you work alone as well as in teams. It is important that you are business and customer oriented and always take that in consideration within the risk control area. And most of all, we are looking for an individual that will enjoy working with us!

Your personal competencies:

  • Are independent and possessing high integrity with strong people skills and educational vein to gain the trust from all stakeholders, internal as well as external

  • Are driven, creative, strategic, accountable, efficient, and decisive

  • Are stress resistant and used to deliver under pressure without losing in quality and also handling several matters in parallel

  • Have a mature and persuasive communication style, credible to explain complex issues to the employees and other stakeholders

Your Experience:

  • Broad experience in risk areas required/relevant for a regulated financial company

  • Academic degree in a relevant field, e.g. Law

  • Around 7-10 years of experience working in a senior risk control position in the regulated financial services industry

  • Proven track record of driving change, effectively communicating, training, influencing, and engaging at all levels across an organization

  • Fluent in English and Swedish (written and oral) other Nordic language skills is a plus

  • Manager experience is a plus

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?


Do you want to be part of our journey in the FinTech arena, apply for the job! If you want to know more about the job you are welcome to contact Caroline Åberg, Talent Acquisition Partner, at caroline.aberg@teliacompany.com

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. Required controls will be performed. Application deadline is 2023-01-29

Welcome to Telia - let's make better happen!

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Område Solna
Yrkesroll Organisation & ledning
Typ av anställning Heltid
Sista ansökningsdag 29 jan 2023 (2 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

Telia Finance is an independent company acting as the financial engine for Telia Company, mainly operating in the Nordic and Baltic markets. We provide innovative and simple financial solutions on the customers’ terms. We’ve developed solutions not only for B2B, but also for consumers in the B2C sector. Just like our technology, we’re constantly evolving. Which is why we want driven and skilled people like you to join us on this journey towards our and your next big opportunity. Find out more at www.teliafinance.com.