Digital Services Specialist – E-commerce & Services
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
a competitive salary package

At a glance

Do you see the importance of high quality data? Are you committed to accurately define the data requirements of Risk Management and supplying them together with various business players within ABN AMRO? Are you, like us, keen to bring risk data management to a structurally higher level? And do you have good ideas about how this should be done? If so, then the role of Business Data Modeller Risk Data & Modelling is an interesting job for you!

The role gives you the chance to develop yourself fully, both professionally and personally. Tell us your story. We are curious!

Your job

As Business Data Modeller you will be working within this international bank, providing data modelling thought leadership to the business. You will help the business to describe their data in business meaningful terms and definitions using natural language, in a connected network to describe how terms related to each other in the business context.
As Business Data Modeller, some of the following terms will be familiar to you:

  • Semantics
  • Concept Mapping
  • Concept Modelling
  • Mind Mapping
  • Fact Based Modelling
  • Graph Modelling
  • Ontology

You will support various teams in translating the Risk stakeholder data requirements into detailed data requirements in line with the BCBS 239 principles. You will assess these requirements against the terms and definitions we use and ensure that our Finance & Risk common language remains up to date. Together with the data owners, you will supply the requested data to the relevant Risk stakeholders in accordance with the specifications and the agreed timelines. Because we are bringing the risk data management process to a structurally higher level, you and your colleagues will be actively working to improve the process where necessary. Autonomous cooperation based on an agile approach will be the key to success.

Given the importance the regulatory authorities ascribe to risk management (modelling, external reports, internal audits) and the data underpinning it, this is a challenging role with a potentially heavy workload.

Your working environment

The Risk Data & Modelling grid is part of Risk Data & Analytics (RDA), and plays an active role for all the Risk departments. We employ 80-100 staff, all of whom share a passion for getting the most out of risk data. Our aim is to generate reliable risk data in good time. We do this by improving the risk data itself, data systems and data processes.

You will work in the Risk Data & Modelling department within the Data Compliance and Sourcing cluster. The team consists of professionals with different backgrounds and driven to bring risk data management to a higher level at a structural level. Because the department is still under development, you will be expected to actively contribute to the strategy for improving the working method. The atmosphere is open and informal. We work hard, but there’s plenty of room for enjoyment!

Your profile

You have proven ability in data analytics, data management, data modelling, data architecture and communication skills.

You are energetic, with a passion for combining thinking and doing. You know what is going on within the organization. Client focus is the main driver behind your work within the team. You take responsibility. As well as having a strong drive to keep your own expertise up-to-date, you’re keen to actively contribute to further developing and improving the field you work in. You’re energised by transferring your expertise to others and are interested in what you can learn from colleagues with other expertise. If you think this sounds like you, check to see if your profile matches the following:

  • You have a completed university education (preferably an alpha and beta coordinating program)
  • You have a critical sense of language, you understand nuance in definitions and you have an excellent command of the English and Dutch language in speech and writing
  • You are strong in analytical and conceptual thinking and you have affinity and experience with semantic modelling
  • You can distinguish sharply from side issues and you have good communication skills
  • You can explain difficult things in an understandable way
  • You have a strong empathetic capacity and do not take everything for granted, but you dare to ask questions
  • You have consultancy and project management skills
  • Knowledge and experience in banking is an advantage

What we offer

You will be given sufficient scope to contribute to value creation using our risk data. You will be given the opportunity to further deepen your expertise and/or broaden your role, from data modelling to data delivery and from portfolio to data management. There will be various growth opportunities in your area of expertise and also beyond, depending on your goals, interests and experience.

We also offer:

  • the ability to work flexible hours
  • a supplementary benefit budget of 11% with which you can buy flexible fringe benefits such as extra days off, a subsidy to cover the costs of a phone or an (electric) bicycle, and salary top-ups
  • a personal development budget of € 1,000 per year with an option to save up to € 3,000
  • an annual public transport season ticket
  • a good pension scheme
  • a good salary

At ABN AMRO, we put our knowledge, expertise and network at the disposal of our customers to help them reach their goals through responsible decisions, both in the Netherlands and beyond. Our number one priority is always to put customers’ interests first. We want our customers to understand our products and sometimes won’t offer them if we think a particular product may be too risky for a customer. Putting the customer first also means communicating clearly and coming up with smart solutions that really make the difference. That is our aim.


Are you interested? Then apply now for this vacancy. For more information, contact Anabel Todisco via email:

We look forward to meeting you.

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