Operational Risk Manager


Batopin is a new initiative from the major Belgian banks aiming to build an independent ATM-network offering qualitative cash services to every individual Belgian citizen and merchant. The company has been created in March 2020 and we are now expanding our team.

We are looking for a new colleague:

Operational Risk Manager

Reporting to the CRO, your role is to:

  • Interact directly with colleagues throughout the company to establish a powerful risk-aware culture
  • Assist the Batopin business owners to identify, analyze and document the risks associated with business operations
  • Define and follow up key risk indicators (KRI) to detect when risks are about to materialize
  • Provide guidance and support to business units on operational risk management issues
  • Conduct risk assessments and reviews of policies, procedures and controls to identify areas of risk and recommend improvements
  • Monitor progress of follow-ups on audit findings
  • Monitor the effectiveness of risk management processes and implement needed changes
  • Prepare risk reporting tailored to the relevant audience

You need to:


  • have a Master's or Bachelor’s degree in risk management, finance, economics, business management or IT
  • have an analytical and investigative mind with a good eye for detail
  • have at least 5 years of experience in operational risk management or related field. Active knowledge of information security is a benefit.
  • have a strong understanding of operational risk management principles, methodologies and tools. Professional certification in risk management is preferred. Professional certification in IT security is a benefit. 
  • be fluent in Dutch and English. Knowledge of French is always welcome.
  • have excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent listening skills
  • be familiar with Excel

Your mindset:


  • You’re a team player that can work autonomously and enjoys celebrating joint achievements
  • Your communication is clear and you are able to translate concepts or technical items into tangible and comprehensive terms
  • You can be an out-of-the box thinker but what matters you the most is offering an active participation to make things happen
  • You have an affinity for technology and data handling
  • You have demonstrated a ‘can do’ attitude: you like to look for solutions, share your knowledge and pro-actively come up with improvements or new ideas

Are you the one we are looking for? 

We offer you a competitive compensation with a flexible vacation policy and work conditions. Our offices are conveniently located near Brussels North Station. We target a healthy balance between home and office work. 

Please send your CV and motivation letter to roel.heymans@batopin.be