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Senior Climate & Environmental Risk Analyst - ABN AMRO Bank

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time
Are you an expert in the field of climate and environmental change? And do you have a comprehensive understanding of how extreme weather, biodiversity loss or the energy transition can affect our clients and ABN AMRO?

We are looking for a

Senior Climate & Environmental Risk Analyst

At a glance

Or are you a fast learner with a proven track record in integrated risk management and with a strong affinity with climate and environmental change? Then you are the candidate for the Senior Climate & Environmental Risk Analyst we are looking for!

The banking sector is situated in a unique position to help build a more sustainable economy and society. ABN AMRO’s overarching goal is to accelerate the sustainability shift. We offer our clients specific expertise in sustainability and are embedding sustainability in our products and services. Our sustainable strategy is built on long-term ambitions in the areas of climate change, the circular economy and social impact. We are looking for people to strenghten our ESG risk management practices.

Your work

As a Senior Climate & Environmental Risk Analyst you are responsible for a range of climate-related and environmental risk analyses, including the following particulars:

  • Translate scientific, social and investor developments into actions for the bank
  • Perform risk materiality assessment and heatmapping
  • Perform Climate scenario analyses on sector level
  • Setting policy requirements and risk appetite
  • Define and review of carbon reduction plans and climate strategy
  • Contribute to the implementation of sustainable finance regulations

Your profile

You are an analytical and practical thinker, a do-er, whose behaviour reflects our key values Care, Collaboration and Courage. You are critical and you are always looking at how things can be done better and smarter. You are eager to learn, to develop yourself and to take ABN AMRO to the next level.

You are a professional with a strong drive to deliver quality. You possess excellent analytical skills and social skills. The Senior Climate & Environmental Risk Analyst is a professional who is resourceful and possesses a creative and entrepreneurial spirit. You are a self-starter and a team-player. You like to get things done.

This is on your resume:

  • Master's or PhD degree in economics, finance, business, environmental science, material science or similar
  • At least 8-10 years relevant working experience
  • Extensive knowledge of climate and environmental change and resulting impact on society and our clients; OR you have a proven track record in Integrated or Enterprise Risk Management of a financial institution with a strong affinity for Sustainability combined with eagerness and ability to learn fast
  • Fast learner and eager to train colleagues
  • Analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a flexible and collaborative environment while producing independent opinion and actionable recommendations
  • Professional working proficiency in English is a must; professional working proficiency (especially spoken) in Dutch is strongly preferred
  • Strong social skills

Working environment

Banking is the business of taking risks. However, which risks are acceptable and which are not? The Sustainability Risk team identifies risks, assesses the risks and addresses them with concrete measures. Moreover, the team is heavily involved in the implementation of sustainable finance regulations.

We consist of an energetic group of people who share the same drive and vision for sustainability and long-term value creation. The Sustainability Risk team currently consists of eight professionals with a mix of experience in the field of Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) and risk management. The Sustainability Risk team is part of the Central Risk Management department, that is besides sustainability risk, responsible for topics such as, risk appetite, stress testing, capital allocation and enterprise risk management. The Sustainability Risk team works in close cooperation with colleagues from across ABN AMRO, including the Business Lines, Group Strategy & Sustainability, Finance, Modelling and the Grids.

We offer

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Care, Collaboration and Courage are our key values. 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.

We’re offering:

  • The opportunity to be the best you can be and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally
  • A good work and life balance, for example the opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
  • A market conform salary based on a 36-hour workweek, 40-hours is also possible
  • A personal development budget of EUR 1.000 per year, chances to attend trainings and visit conferences
  • Required investments to boost your personal skills and progress your career, especially in the area of Sustainability
  • Large responsibility and freedom to finish your tasks
  • We’ll give you the opportunity to make a difference outside the office. We help people, young and old, to discover and develop their talent. We see ourselves as 'Partner of the Future' and like to facilitate your wish to contribute to this


Do not hesitate to approach us for more details, or apply directly! For questions, please contact Kirstin Alink, Head Integrated Risk Management ( We are looking forward to meeting you!


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Job posted
02 november 2021
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Do not hesitate to approach us for more details, or apply directly! For questions, please contact Kirstin Alink, Head Integrated Risk Management ( We are looking forward to meeting you!

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