Compliance and Risk Officer

14. mars 2023
10. april 2023

Nordic Credit Rating | Compliance and Risk Officer

Nordic Credit Rating is owned by above 30 banks and institutions (including DNB, Storebrand, Danske Bank, Handelsbanken, Pareto and others) and is registered with ESMA as a credit rating agency. NCR has offices in Oslo and Stockholm and around 15 employees. The company's purpose is to lower the threshold for Nordic issuers of bonds to obtain a public credit rating. A credit rating increases the transparency in the market and enables issuers to reach more investors with its bond issues. NCR aims to become the leading credit rating agency for Nordic issuers.

Nordic Credit Rating (NCR) is hiring a compliance and risk officer for placement at the company's offices at Via Vika in Oslo. The right candidate will join a fast-growing organisation with an opportunity to contribute to establish critical financial infrastructure in the Nordic bond markets. We offer an entrepreneurial environment with an opportunity to make a difference from day one. NCR is one of 27 credit rating agencies in Europe registered with ESMA through regulation EC 1060/2009

Main responsibilities

  • Lead projects along with management and IT to improve compliance and risk management
  • Ongoing surveillence of compliance and enterprise risk
  • Development and follow-up of policies and procedures
  • Reporting to regulator, management, and board of directors
  • Planned and ad-hoc controls
  • Training employees on regulatory matters
  • Assist and advice the organisation on compliance-related topics
  • Monitor regulatory developments and assess impact for organisation
  • Other miscellaneous tasks relating to administration of a growing organisation

Your skills

  • Experience from managing a compliance function in a regulated financial company
  • Very strong communication skills
  • Previous experience from working in English as all reporting internally and externally is in English
  • High attention to detail and structure
  • A curious personality and willingness to continuously add new skills
  • Ability to work alone as well as in team
  • Interest in the financial markets


  • Completed degree in economics, finance, business administration or law
  • At least five year's work experience
  • Native Scandinavian and excellent English skills
  • Excellent experience in MS Office
  • Previous experience from the debt capital markets is beneficial but not a requirement


Per Svantesson

Natalie Mardal

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