Senior Risk Manager Posted Dec 06
Salt , Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Senior Risk Manager

As a Senior Risk Manager you will be part of an agile team. You are responsible for handling risk related processes within my client which are associated with the processing of different payment services and the issuing of e-money for clients. You are also responsible for coaching, motivating and managing a team of dedicated three risk managers to fulfil the departmental objectives. Reporting into the Head of Risk Payment Services, you will also support the senior executives and the Board on risk matters. This is a distinguished role for anybody looking to develop their careers within the risk sphere!


Support the Head of Risk Payment Services to review all payment services and e-money related risks within the organisation, on a timely and proactive manner, to ensure appropriate communication of risks to the management and departments. This includes, but not limited to; transaction monitoring, chargeback monitoring, maintaining risk overview, and evaluating with various teams on a regular basis

Implement additional risk monitoring and risk mitigation measures and systems

Lead, manage, coach and motivate a team of risk managers

Analyse fraud and money laundering trends and risk controls

Proactively monitor existing, new or emerging criminal activity trends as they relate to the client, and develop and recommend strategies to protect the organisation from criminal activities

Collaborating with acquirers (suppliers) and participate in project management of connecting new acquirers to identify and mitigate possible risks

Liaise with key clients to mitigate risks for the payment processing

Primary point of contact for all internal and external relations (banks, payment schemes, clients, and authorities for payment services and e-money risk related issues such as fraud handling)

Manage the day-to-day operation of the payment processing business

Manage Boarding and Risk team to meet objectives and outperform expectations


Degree in Finance, Risk, Economics or other related field

Proven track record in the field of payment risks, including KYC and AML

Minimum 5 years relevant experience in the payments and payment risk industry

Proven track record of managing a team

Ability to conduct in-depth investigations into business transactions, anticipate and identify trends and patterns of activity or deviations

Customer focused (understanding "Needs")

Good understanding of online payments, related risks, processes and risk documentation

Analytical, organised, detail and result oriented, working against the highest standards of the quality of your work; you are optimistic and keep your head cool during challenging and demanding times

Excellent command of English (verbal and written). German is an advantage.

If you are looking to join one of the fastest growing FinTech businesses in Europe, acting as a value-added hub for alternative payment methods servicing Payment Service Providers globally, then this is the role for you! Here you will be able to motivate, lead, grow and engage a team as well as growing within the business. Please contact Nathan for more information.

Employment Type: Permanent
Duration: Perm

Pay: 50,000 to 65,000 EUR (Euro)
Pay Period: Annual