Operational Risk Officer

Ljubljana, Slovenia


Bitstamp, the world's longest standing cryptocurrency exchange is looking for an experienced: 


Operational Risk Officer


This is an opportunity to join a growing international company with a leading position in one of the most promising sectors of finance. We are already the largest crypto exchange in Europe and are ramping up our presence globally. You will have an opportunity to work in a dynamic team that sets standards in the industry, in excellent working conditions, with opportunity to gain exclusive knowledge and experience. We also offer personal and professional development options, exciting team buildings, competitive compensation & benefits, and a relaxed environment that appreciates fresh ideas. The successful candidate will report to the Operational Risk & Control Manager.


Your main responsibilities will include: 

  • Daily execution and follow-up of the operational risk control activities
  • Execution of operational process reviews to identify and measure associated risks, both for internal and outsourced functions
  • Keeping business aware of risk identification and control weaknesses
  • Proactively identifying and driving improvement efforts to increase control effectiveness
  • Assistance in the roll-out of risk awareness training
  • Implementation of internal controls and outsourcing monitoring
  • Promotion of internal standards, regulatory requirements and good practices
  • Reporting of findings to the management and recommendations of appropriate mitigating actions, as well as implementation timescales
  • Promotion of risk-aware culture, ensuring efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to standards and processes

Required qualifications, skills and experience: 

  • 3+ years of experience in risk management
  • Good understanding of the applicable regulatory framework
  • Knowledge of operational risk and process control
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Creative thinking
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in English language
  • Knowledge of the blockchain and virtual currency environment is an asset

If you meet the above requirements and would like to join the Bitstamp story, send your application (your CV and motivational letter) in English by clicking “Apply for this job”.

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