Risk Officer

  • Risk & Legal
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Risk Officer

Job description

Sign2Pay has an ambitious vision over the next 3 years, significantly growing the revenue and value of the business whilst evolving the operating model into a truly scalable and independent payments business.


As Head of Risk, you will work toward achieving this vision by taking on responsibility for leading the risk management strategy for Sign2Pay. You will develop and manage our merchant and credit risk across all channels and will deliver best in class risk services to our customers.


Your responsibilities will include implementing a forward thinking risk and fraud management strategy for an accepting payments businesses. You will also provide and implement a strategy for customer registration, verification, due diligence, merchant on boarding, KYC and AML policies and processes. You will own the management of AML/ Fraud regulations and will provide effective reporting and escalation to the senior management team.


To align neighbouring departments you will present the ability to synthesize the common characteristics from several risk/fraude cases and explain to the technical/science risk team how to detect the risky and fraudulent cases, and to write rules in the risk rule engine him/herself when writing rules is sufficient.


You will have extensive and proven experience in risk management, fraud and AML. You will be an experienced manager with an ability to motivate others in a 24/7 operational environment. You will have knowledge and experience with card as well as online payments processing and will have an analytical mind-set, allowing you to view the bigger picture for an overall global group.

We offer a diversified range of activities in an international company. We seek those who are thrilled by challenge and work best in a fast-paced, innovative and diverse environment which operates a strong rewards and development culture.


Some skills/expertise you have:

  • Fluent in at least English (Dutch, French or other languages are a bonus)
  • A Bachelor’s degree and/or graduate degree in business, engineering, math, finance or related field.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in financial services and/or payments.
  • A well-established understanding of EU unsecured lending practices, fraud and credit products ,and risk management.
  • A strong knowledge of regulatory framework.