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Enterprise Risk Manager



NKT is looking for an enterprise risk manager with an international mindset and solid risk management experience. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a company instrumental to the worldwide green agenda, this is your perfect opportunity. Based in Czech Republic as part of our Risk & Compliance team your focus is to develop and operate the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to drive greater efficiencies and support senior decision-making. You will be reporting to the Head of Risk & Compliance, who is located in Denmark.


The Position

Your overall goal is to drive an excellent and efficient Enterprise Risk Management program on a day-to-day level across the entire NKT Group, where you will be engaging all key business lines and functions. You are responsible for developing, enhancing and maintaining ERM processes to drive greater efficiencies and support senior decision-making. To succeed, it is also important to support the interface with our Risk Board consisting of senior management with quarterly meetings.


Your tasks include:

  • Driving and maintaining internal risk network across NKT.
  • Stay abreast of developments (internally and externally) that may impact the Company’s risk profile.
  • Plan and facilitate risk workshops and deep-dives to help the business identify risks and opportunities, outcomes and mitigating actions.
  • Promote risk awareness across the business and train and provide guidance to internal risk network and ultimate risk owners regarding implementation of the ERM Instruction.
  • Engaging and collaborating with the compliance part of the Risk & Compliance team to leverage ERM processes in NKT’s compliance activities and processes.
  • Working closely together with the Head of Risk & Compliance.
  • You should expect up to five travel days a year.

To succeed, you much be able to establish and maintain a trustworthy relation to your stakeholders across the business lines and functions and understand the commercial and technical context of their operation.  


Your background

You bring a master’s degree, preferably in Risk Management, Engineering, Finance, Business or related field. You have a minimum of 7-10 years’ corporate experience, including several years dedicated to ERM related work from relevant industries. You like to work independently while at the same time being a team player. You must be fluent in Czech and English. Having worked internationally and having command of additional languages is a plus, but not a prerequisite.


In addition, we also expect:

  • Experience in reporting, presenting and communicating with senior stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills with the ability to explain complex matters in a simple and understandable manner to stakeholders at all levels and with different backgrounds.
  • Being able to handle and prioritise multiple projects, tasks and processes running simultaneously with a focus on execution.
  • Able to collaborate and create strategic working relationships across professional, cultural and geographical borders.
  • Flexibility, open-mindedness and adaptability when working in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Business acumen: anticipates needs and assesses and manages business risks and organizational dynamics.

You will be based in Kladno, Czech Republic, and report to the Senior Manager, Head of Risk & Compliance, located in Denmark.


Supercharge your career

You can look forward to being part of Corporate Affairs, an engaged, skilled and multinational department of approximately 25 professionals divided on legal, compliance, enterprise risk and insurance. The Risk & Compliance team consists of three employees, and is part of the Corporate Commercial, Compliance & M&A department. You will work in an open, international and team-focused climate where your personal career development and preparation for future attractive positions in the group will be supported, e.g. via continuous training and regular feedback. We offer flexible working hours, possibility to work from home, employer′s pension contribution, meal vouchers and other benefits.


Application deadline 16 August 2021. Applications will be processed concurrently, and interviews will be conducted in an ongoing basis. For any questions please feel free to contact Barbora Bížová, Local HR Business Partner, barbora.bizova@nkt.com


About NKT

NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.3 billion in 2019. NKT - We connect a greener world. www.NKT.com

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Posting Date:  22-Jul-2021

Kladno, CZ, 27201

Type:  Permanent

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