Manager Operational Risk (m/f/x)

Job description

Scalable Capital was founded in 2014, entering the FinTech industry with the aim of democratizing investment management and brokerage. Our mission is to use modern technology to make investments both easier and more affordable. Today, Scalable Capital is Europe's largest digital wealth manager with assets valued over 2 billion Euros under management, a neo-broker for independent decision makers, and a European leader in providing B2B digital wealth management platform solutions. Visit our finance blog or tune in for our podcast to find out what our expert team has to say.

If you are looking for scalability in your professional career, join us in re-defining how investors think about wealth creation and in making first class investment services available to everyone.

We are looking for a Manager Operational Risk (m/f/x), reporting directly to the CFO.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop and strengthen the operational risk framework by implementing and reviewing control self-assessments, reporting standards, and risk reports as well as risk indicators to ensure the institution is within control standards
  • Spearhead the operational risk culture within the Organisation
  • Review operational risk incidents and complaints and work with internal stakeholders for remediation and risk mitigation
  • Translate risk controls and requirements into executable tickets for our engineering and infrastructure teams
  • Coordinate and partner with key internal stakeholders such as Legal, Compliance, Internal Audit as well as Product and Engineering
  • Lead vendor risk assessments required by our B2B partners
  • Create and conduct training on operational risk or compliance-related topics
  • Be Scalable Capital’s passionate operational risk advocate and go-to expert for all teams regarding operational risk with a special focus on data and information security topics

What we offer

  • Be part of one of the fastest-growing and most visible Fintech startups in Europe, creating innovative services that have a substantial impact on the lives of our customers
  • The ability to work with an international, diverse, inclusive, and growing team which loves creating the best products for our clients
  • Enjoy an office in a great location in the middle of Munich, one of Germany’s most attractive cities and the opportunity to work remotely
  • Learn and grow by joining our in-house knowledge sharing sessions and your individual Education Package and numerous startup perks
  • Work productively with the latest hardware and tools
  • Say goodbye to order commissions thanks to your complimentary subscription to the PRIME Broker
  • Benefit from an attractive compensation package


  • Several years of operational risk management experience in a tech-focused environment such as startups or similar, preferably in the financial services industry
  • A proven track record of helping secure successful enterprise product offerings and processes and translating risk controls into executable change tickets
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (fluency in English and German) and the ability to collaborate and advocate for the importance of data and information security across different roles and organizational levels
  • You work detail-oriented, highly self-organized, and make pragmatic decisions on how to approach operational risk at our company’s stage
  • Leadership experience in growing and continuously developing teams