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Enterprise Risk Manager


Being a part of the Scandinavian Risk and Compliance Team

Risk & Compliance are on a journey to create the best function we can for our company and our people. That means we are 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.

Risk & Compliance operates as a 2nd Line of Defense function which beside the Enterprise Risk Management team also comprises an Insurance Risk, Capital & Financial Risk and Compliance team.  

Enterprise Risk Management are looking for…

An Enterprise Risk Manager to play a key role in ensuring that Codan’s business units govern, manage and control operational risks in accordance with best practices and risk appetite.

You will report to the Head of Enterprise Risk Management, whom you will work closely with to provide Executives and Board members an overview of the business risk exposure. Additionally, you will support the business with ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to keep our company safe.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Reporting on results from ongoing risk analyses, independent assurance reviews and monitoring of remediation and control activities
  • Presenting and challenging the functional business and holistic Scandi operational risk profile
  • Planning and executing assurance reviews focusing on business risk management activities. This includes validation activities, risk and control assessments, compliance with requirements and standards
  • Supporting, challenging and overseeing progress on remediation activities (e.g. open issue, incidents, policy gaps etc.)
  • Providing value-adding advice to the business ensuring that risk management approaches and techniques are widely understood, ‘fit for purpose’, and embedded throughout the company
  • Attending relevant committees to oversee that the organizational strategy and operational plans are aligned with the company risk appetite
  • Influencing and shaping the ongoing development and enhancement of the Group-wide Risk & Compliance organisations policies, processes and tools


    The Risk and Compliance function and Enterprise Risk Management team consist of highly enthusiastic, experienced and skilled individuals, who are good at collaborating across teams and borders and valuing having a fun and informal working environment. The position is Scandinavian and based in our Copenhagen office. You are expected to travel but to a limited extent.

You enjoy learning, like to bring your ideas to the table and have the following skills and knowledge:   

  • +5 years’ experience and strong understanding of the 3 lines of defence methodology, risk management, auditing and system of governance processes in general
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills
  • Integrity and capacity to work independently, planning and delivering in a timely manner
  • Experience from presenting and working with senior managers and executives 
  • Good analytical skills and a structured and methodical approach to tasks
  • Ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-changing environment
  • Good at building and maintaining stakeholder relationships
  • Holder of a relevant university degree or similar within e.g. Audit, Risk, Economics
  • Native Danish/Swedish/Norwegian, proficient English language skill


Are you up for the challenge?

If you match the profile and believe you will thrive in our team, please submit your CV and motivated application at the latest on October 31st. If you have any questions, please contact Pia Olivarius, pol@codan.dk.

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