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Head of Capital and Financial Risk

Head of Capital and Financial Risk

Are you an experienced leader who thrives working in a truly international, matrix organization?

Risk & Compliance are on a journey to create the best function we can for our company and our people. That means we're not afraid to challenge the status quo and sometimes do things differently. Most importantly, we believe that great people are the key to our success. Therefore, we work to provide a challenging, but supportive environment to thrive in, both as individuals and as a team. 

Leading the Capital & Financial Risk Team

You will lead, motivate and develop a team of highly ambitious and driven specialists who are experts in their subject areas and support their personal and professional development. Together, you will ensure delivery of the required standards of excellence in service and performance. 

You will be based in Copenhagen and report to the Chief Risk Officer being part of the leader team for Risk & Compliance. You will be responsible for driving proactive risk management of Financial Reporting, Investment, Capital Management, Reserving, Capital Modelling, Operational Planning, and Reinsurance. By supporting the business through advice and challenge on capital measures and risks that affect them; the Stress and Scenario Testing; the Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA); the integrity of the Internal Model and its formal validation, you and your team will help keeping the business safe. 

In your daily work, you and your team will work closely with Scandinavian and Group Risk & Compliance colleagues in the planning and delivery of assignments and group wide validation of the Internal Model, leveraging expertise and ensuring quality in your deliverables. You will enjoy building a broad knowledge of the RSA business and utilize technical and relationship management skills to build relationships with the business influencing senior management regarding risk and control improvements. You are a team player, you have fun and make work fun for those working around you.
Your role is a key role in the wider Risk & Compliance leadership team and will contribute, advise and influence accordingly. 

What does it take to thrive in our team?

As we value diversity and inclusion There is no single recipe for people to be successful in Risk & Compliance. Some common denominators are however:

  • Excellent academic credentials, demonstrated strong career progression and high-quality standards
  • Holistic perspective while at the same time identifying important details
  • Ability to work independently whilst also being team spirited
  • Strong communication skills, and capacity to navigate through the politics of business understanding different perspectives and building strong stakeholder relationships 

What you will bring to the role

  • Actuary/ / economist or similar with experience of working in a capital management or financial services controllership function
  • 5+ years of progressive experience within the field of Capital and Financial Risk Management from Insurance or Financial Sector
  • Strong business acumen and confidence interacting with senior management and experience to build strong relationships in a dynamic, complex organisation, with a multitude of cultures
  • Strong time management skills, and ability to handle multiple ongoing project deliverables
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Ability to work independently and take the lead of various assigned tasks with minimal supervision and notice
  • Excellent English skills, oral and written

Are you up for the challenge?

Codan works with Experis in this process. Welcome with your application as soon as possible. We select applications continuously. If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Senior Recruitment Advisor Heidi Monsrud on +45 4590 2800. 

Please apply by sending your CV and application as soon as possible but at the latest 28th of October.

Codan is one of Scandinavia’s biggest insurers. We offer a broad portfolio of insurance products and solutions to private customers and to commercial customers. We are around 3,200 employees in Scandinavia and around 950 employees in Denmark. Codan is part of RSA Group, which is one of the world’s leading multinational insurance groups. Read more about Codan on www.codan.dk. Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/codanforsikring and LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/codan

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Gammel Kongevej 60
1790 København Kørselsvejledning 78 79 45 77

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