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Senior Business Developer – F&R Data Governance & Oversight
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
€ 5.516 - € 7.880 pm
36-40 hours per week

At a glance

Do you understand the importance of Data Governance and the implementation of Data Management and its related capabilities (e.g. Data Quality, Data Lineage and Data Sourcing)? Do you, like us, have the ambition to structurally bring the Finance & Risk Data Governance adoption to the next level? And do you enjoy enabling change and defining future proof processes and solutions in this area? Then the Senior Business Developer role in the F&R Data Governance & Oversight team is definitely the position for you!
In this role you can develop yourself in a professional as well as a personal way. Tell us your story. We are curious!

Your job

As a Senior Business Developer, you will be enabling our Finance & Risk stakeholders to execute and adopt ABN AMRO Bank’s Data Governance Model, while working in a compliant way (e.g. translating BCBS239 regulation). Purpose hereof is to contribute to having complete, compliant and fit-for-purpose data within the Bank, to improve Data Quality for Finance & Risk Reports and Models, be able to trace the Data Lineage of our most Critical Data Elements, and to ensure that is in line with internal and regulatory expectations.

You do so by following the centralized Data Governance processes as defined in our Data Risk Policy and its Standard, including developing more detailed Guidelines which are specific to the Finance & Risk architectural landscape. You will also be responsible to track and monitor the execution of this implementation, building Management Information Dashboards and reporting to Finance & Risk Management Teams and ExBo.
Additionally you will be expected to actively contribute to sharing knowledge about Data Governance and to improving the process, in Finance & Risk and with other domains.

You will directly contribute to the following deliverables:

  • Translation of the Bank’s Data Governance Model towards the adoption in the Finance & Risk domain and agreement of inclusion of the F&R requirements in this model;
  • Developing Guidelines & templates to be used by our F&R stakeholders;
  • Providing insight in the maturity of the Data Governance implementation in our department;
  • Developing Guidelines & templates to be used by our F&R stakeholders;
  • Monitoring the progress of the execution and report on that to the Finance & Risk MTs via MI Dashboards;
  • Set-up and maintenance of the Data Board within the Finance and Risk department, this board steers the implementation of Data Governance in our department;
  • Providing knowledge sharing sessions to F&R stakeholders.

We are searching for someone who can effectively tackle the challenge of translating the Banks Data Governance model towards the Finance & Risk organization, in a sustainable way that aligns with the bank future proof strategy!

Working environment

The Data Department Finance & Risk is part of the Finance & Risk Business Grids (within Finance), and plays an active role for all the Finance & Risk departments. We employ 200+ staff, all of whom share a passion for getting the most out of Finance & Risk data. Our aim is to generate reliable F&R data on time. We do this by improving the F&R data itself, data systems and data processes.

You will work in the Data Governance & Compliance Cluster, as part of the F&R Data Governance & Oversight team. Like the other teams, yours will be a diverse team of professionals with a passion to further improve the data governance in the Finance and Risk Data Department. The atmosphere is open and informal. We work hard, but there’s plenty of room for enjoyment!

Your profile

Our ideal candidate is a pro-active, passionate person who enjoys bringing structure to a continuously changing environment, has a proven track record in driving change in organizations with complex setups and recognizes the importance of Data Governance and the translation to Data Management.
If you think this sounds like you, check to see if your profile matches the following:

  • You’ve successfully completed a higher professional education (Bsc.) or degree (Msc.) and have at least 5-7 years of relevant work experience
  • You have knowledge of data governance and data management best practices (e.g. DAMA) and the requirements in these areas from the regulator (e.g. BCBS239)
  • You are a sparring partner for the Finance and Risk colleagues and are able to bring the Finance & Risk point of view to the central data organization
  • You have affinity with banking, Finance & Risk Management and reporting
  • You are familiar with the Agile Way of Working
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English (Dutch is an advantage) and you know how to bring your message to your colleagues

We are offering

A challenging environment offering you the possibility to develop yourself, both on contextual level in the Risk Management field of expertise, as well as managerial and leadership level. There are plenty of career opportunities to grow personally and professionally, which mainly depend on your own ambitions and interests. In addition, we offer:

  • The ability to work flexible hours.
  • A good salary and an excellent pension scheme.
  • Hybrid-working environment
  • 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.
  • Each year you receive 5 ‘Banking for Better’ days which you can spend on personal development or someone else in the society.
  • An annual public transport pass with free public transportation throughout the Netherlands.
  • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness.


Are you interested? Then respond to this vacancy now. For more information contact Cynthia Moussa, Business Lead Data Governance & Compliance, via email:

We look forward to meet you!

No approaches by recruitment or selection agencies please.

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. No unsolicited services or offers, please.

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