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Programme Risk Manager (Spain)

Type: Associates

About Us

Founded in 2002, CubeMatch is a global change and transformation consultancy, powering change for Financial Services. 

With offices in Dublin, London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Singapore, and Chennai, we are committed to shaping a future where innovation and adaptability are central to the success of financial institutions worldwide. With CubeMatch, the Power to thrive in an ever-changing landscape is within reach.

For over two decades, CubeMatch has successfully built a global firm that is uniquely equipped to deliver pragmatic and business-focused results, with over 400 staff globally.

Job Description 

CubeMatch is seeking a highly experienced Risk Management Specialist within the financial services industry, with a specific focus on IT or system implementations. This role is pivotal in overseeing risk associated with core banking system implementations, ensuring adherence to regulatory standards and mitigating operational, technical, and financial risks effectively.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead risk management activities throughout core banking system implementations, focusing on operational, technical, regulatory, and financial risks.
  • Apply comprehensive knowledge of banking processes, products, and services, particularly in retail and commercial banking operations, to assess and manage risks effectively.
  • Consult and collaborate closely with Group Operational Risk Management (2nd line) to align risk management strategies and ensure compliance with internal policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Implement and oversee risk control frameworks such as SOC 2 Type II, COBIT, and ISO 27001 to mitigate risks effectively during system implementations.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with various stakeholders including project managers, IT teams, business units, and external vendors to integrate risk management practices seamlessly within the project lifecycle.
  • Utilize project management methodologies and tools such as Agile, PRINCE2, or PMP to integrate risk management activities throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring risks are identified, assessed, and mitigated in a timely manner.

Qualifications / Essential Skills & Attributes
  • 7-10 years of hands-on experience in risk management within the financial services industry, specifically focusing on IT or system implementations.
  • In-depth understanding of banking processes, products, and services, with expertise in retail and commercial banking operations.
  • Proven track record in managing risks associated with core banking system implementations, covering operational, technical, regulatory, and financial aspects.
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and requirements applicable to banking systems, ensuring compliance and adherence throughout project lifecycles.
  • Strong ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders, both internal and external, to achieve project objectives.
  • Familiarity with risk control frameworks such as SOC 2 Type II, COBIT, and ISO 27001, applying best practices for risk mitigation.
  • Proficiency in project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, PRINCE2, PMP) to integrate risk management activities seamlessly within project workflows.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to assess risks, develop mitigation strategies, and provide actionable recommendations.

Why CubeMatch?
  • Being part of a team that values integrity and ethical conduct above all else.
  • Collaborating with colleagues who are passionate about driving innovation and positive change.
  • Joining an inclusive and diverse workplace where your contributions are recognized and appreciated.
  • Accessing professional development opportunities to grow and advance in your career.

Our Values

Relationships & Reputation: We engage with our employees, associates, and clients to build strong, trusted, long-lasting relationships that deliver value.

Expertise: We invest in our employees & associates through learning & development, communication, and engagement to allow us to have the best talents to match our clients’ needs.

Always evolving: We create a working environment of respect, a culture of listening and learning; while always evolving to ensure we align with the industry's latest needs.
We deliver: We have over two decades of experience where we consistently deliver quantifiable results & sustainable process improvements. 

If you are inspired by our values and believe that you can contribute to our culture of integrity, innovation, collaboration, and growth, we encourage you to apply. Join us at CubeMatch and help us build a workplace where values matter.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At CubeMatch, our drive comes from finding joy in both work and life, drawing inspiration from the diverse perspectives of our team members. We believe in harnessing the power of these differences to drive positive change for our clients and communities, creating a ripple effect of impact.

Every individual is an integral part of our narrative, and we aim to build a workforce that mirrors the diversity of the world around us. We deeply value all the unique qualities that define you, both seen and unseen.

We seek out exceptional talent and provide unwavering support to help our teams learn, grow, and celebrate achievements together. At the heart of our organization lies the belief that unity strengthens us, and diverse viewpoints enrich our approach, enabling us to drive meaningful change.

We acknowledge and appreciate the skills stemming from your life experiences and learning journeys. Whether you're at the beginning of your career, returning to the workforce, exploring new directions, or embracing a fulfilling journey beyond retirement, we recognize the value each path brings, with its own array of working methods.

Above all, we encourage you to embrace your authentic self and prioritize a healthy work-life balance, knowing that true success is fuelled by a sense of fulfilment in all aspects of life.

As an equal opportunity employer, all employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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