Senior Independent Validation Specialist (f/m/x)

The Group Risk Data Integration team ensures compliance with the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision's (BCBS) principles for risk data aggregation and reporting. This role requires strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as expertise in risk management, data analysis, and regulatory compliance.  
 (38.5h / week)



 Your role at RBI  

  • Independently validate the accuracy, completeness, and appropriateness of risk data aggregation capabilities and risk reporting practices.   
  • Ensure compliance with BCBS 239 principles, relevant regulatory standards, and internal regulations.
  • Conduct thorough reviews and assessments of the bank’s methods, processes, and systems related to risk data aggregation and reporting.  
  • Identify potential compliance vulnerabilities and risks, develop corrective action plans, and provide preventive guidance for the future.
  • Provide regular detailed reports to keep senior management and other stakeholders informed about the compliance efforts and progress.

Your core competencies

  • University degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or a related field. An advanced degree or certification (e.g., FRM, CFA) is of advantage.  
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in a similar role within a banking or financial institution.  
  • Extensive knowledge of BCBS 239 principles and other relevant banking regulations.  
  • Demonstrated Business Analytical Know-how with strong Technical Proficiency.  
  • Understanding of Modern Architecture Principles in a banking context.  
  • Strong analytical skills for assessing and interpreting complex data.  
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present complex information clearly and concisely. 

Nice to have

  • Experience in Stakeholder Management and engaging with diverse User Groups 
  • Inclusive leadership style
  • A high level of professional integrity and a strong sense of professional ethics.  
  • Continual learning and development mindset to stay updated in the rapidly changing field of banking regulations and risk management.  

What's in it for you

  • Work Life Balance: flexible working hours (no core time) & extensive hybrid working possibilities, 30 days / year remote work from any EU-country outside Austria
  • Meaningful Career Options: to develop personally & professionally
  • Learning: as part of our DNA & culture 
  • Easy Moving: work permit support
  • Easy Commuting: free public transport pass
  • Canteen: healthy, tasty, and heavily subsidized
  • Leisure time activities: attractive sports and cultural offers (free museum tickets, reduced gym membership, etc.)
  • Saving: with vouchers / discounts from our staffs' council (e.g. for supermarkets)
  • Free: Salary account and credit card 
  • Family Friendly: family allowances, gender-neutral parental leave, bilingual company kindergarten, child care during holidays etc. 
  • Salary: starting at EUR 62,500- gross p.a. including overtime (market-compliant overpayment is provided dep. on experience / qualification)


At Raiffeisen Bank International, we are pleased to have more than 17 million customers in Austria and 12 other CEE countries – what got us here, are our talented people. From the moment you join RBI, you will notice our commitment to creating a working environment where everyone can thrive. Diversity and inclusion are essential components of our vision and mission and are reflected in our values: collaboration, proactivity, learning and responsibility. Our shared mission is to provide a superior customer experience by tackling new issues such as digitalization and changing needs. 


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