Does the idea of changing the world get you hyped? How about building and implementing modern risk management frameworks in an industry-leading startup with the ambition to create a single global identity for each person on earth? Join Veriff as Head of Risk Management and help to keep an eye on our business to make sure that we are well protected from external and internal risks which may derail our plans.

Veriff helps companies all over the world connect with honest people. In 2020, our business grew 5 times and today software verifies over 9,000 government-issued documents from more than 190 countries. That's tens of millions of verified identities a year and a lot of people working behind the scenes to help make the lives of millions, and one day billions, of people safer online.

While building the infrastructure for trust online is our biggest goal, we need to make sure that we carefully navigate the landscape of various risks inherent in our business. Risk management is one of these topics that is always high in importance, but (hopefully) low in urgency. As Head of Risk Management, your attitude should be to keep it this way. By making sure that risk management activities are aligned with our business objectives and avoiding excessive overhead and bureaucracy, you should be able to be operate behind the scenes, influence other managers, and coordinate activities to make sure that the right risk management actions are done with laser-sharp focus and align with customer satisfaction, profitable growth, and other business priorities. 

You’ll help us protect honest people online by:

  • Ensuring that Veriff’s risk profile meets its strategic and business objectives
  • Developing and implementing risk management guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Defining Veriff’s risk appetite in cooperation with all divisions 
  • Ensuring clarity in risk ownership within Veriff
  • Developing Veriff’s risk assessment frameworks
  • Coordinating risk assessments across the organization
  • Developing and maintaining a common risk register and risk matrix
  • Analyzing division level risks and highlighting risk patterns and concentrations
  • Monitoring follow-up actions to mitigate and close risks
  • Providing necessary insights to Management Board and Risk & Compliance Forum
  • Raising awareness and knowledge of risk management in the organization

You are the right future Veriffian for the job if you have:

  • Experience in risk management, in particular development & implementation of risk management frameworks
  • Very good business understanding of B2B Technology business and processing of personally identifiable information (PII) in the context of GDPR, CCPA and other relevant regulations
  • Very good coordination and project management skills, ability to work in a highly organized way and create structures and organized activities for others in a matrix organization
  • Very good collaboration and consulting skills, ability to lead group sessions, extract insights from managers, build consensus
  • Ability to build trust and respect in relationships and influence others for action using a variety of interpersonal influence tactics as required

You’re an especially awesome match if you have:

  • A graduate degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years of experience working in risk management or related areas
  • Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment

At Veriff you will have the opportunity to:

  • Build the backbone for the world's next big success story (Veriff is backed by investors such as Mosaic Ventures, Taavet Hinrikus, Ashton Kutcher and Paul Buchheit)
  • Do impactful work at a startup that’s growing crazy-fast and is packed with career opportunities 
  • Join a diverse team of over 40 nationalities
  • Receive generous sports benefits and additional health insurance
  • Be in a pet-friendly and flexible work environment where you are in charge of balancing freedom and responsibility
  • Get all the perks that come with a disruptive tech start-up, including health days, unlimited snacks and coffee at the office, team events, and much more

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