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Senior Risk Analyst, Capital and Portfolio Credit Risk

About the workplace

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) is an International Financial Institution located in the heart of Helsinki. NIB provides financing to projects that promote productivity gains and environmental benefits for the Nordic and Baltic countries. NIB offers a flexible and dynamic working environment and provides you with the opportunity to take your career to the next level. To attract the best candidates NIB offers a competitive salary and benefits package and provides relocation and accommodation assistance for expat employees. NIB provides an international and multi-cultural working environment. Throughout the Bank we communicate in English.

Work tasks

NIB is seeking a

Senior Risk Analyst

to join the Capital and Portfolio Credit Risk team within the Risk Management Unit in Helsinki. The Risk Management Unit is responsible for the management and control of the Banks portfolio credit -, market -, liquidity -, and operational risk as well as capital adequacy assessment.

The Senior Risk Analyst reports to the Head of Capital and Portfolio Credit Risk team. The team is responsible for portfolio-level risk management and monitoring, and works closely with business and support functions of the Bank. Main tasks of the team are internal and regulatory capital adequacy assessment including stress testing; credit risk models; risk-adjusted performance measurement and pricing; and related risk control and reporting. The position offers excellent insight into the Banks business activities.

Main responsibilities
• Contribute to the work of the Capital and Portfolio Credit Risk team to manage and monitor the Banks risks
• Act as a lead analyst on a subject matter pertaining to the teams responsibilities
• Prepare risk analysis on topical issues to support the Banks decision-making bodies
• Develop risk management, risk measurement and risk reporting practices
• Contribute to ongoing risk management system renewal project


• A Masters degree in finance, engineering, applied mathematics or other quantitative discipline
• 7+ years of relevant risk management or control experience in banking and knowledge of banking regulation
• Competence in model development and data analytics including technical competencies (MS Office, SQL, business intelligence/reporting tools, Python, Matlab or R)
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Ability to think independently and a proactive working style
• Excellent team-working skills
• Excellent spoken and written communication and interpersonal skills
• A strong command of English. Knowledge of at least one of the Scandinavian languages would be an asset

Scope of employment

Form of employment: Permanent employment

Scope: Full-time


Last application date: 17/02/2019

Reference number: A846772



Type: Monthly salary


Number of positions advertised:  1



Kai Arte
Head of Capital and Portfolio Credit Risk
+358 10 618 0521


We offer you
• An active role in developing the Banks risk management practices
• An opportunity to develop your professional skills
• An international working environment
• A new perspective on the financial industry based on NIBs position as an International Financial Institution owned by the Nordic and Baltic countries.

Special benefits are available for foreign staff moving to Helsinki, Finland for the purpose of taking up this appointment.