Head of Value Proposition Team Finance & Risk ICS


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  • 10+ jaar
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  • € 6.408 - € 9.155 pm
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Head of Value Proposition Team Finance & Risk ICS

At a glance

Are you looking forward to work together with an enthusiastic team of professionals to make ICS a better organization? Are you able to create a culture that includes knowledge sharing, development and working towards achieving results? Can you bring the senior expertise and counter veiling power which is needed to tackle a complex stakeholder field, rapidly changing laws and regulations, and continuous new market developments? Then you must be the Head of Value Proposition Team Finance & Risk we are looking for!


International Card Services (ICS) is a 100% subsidiary of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. with its own bank license with DNB and AFM. ICS is a payment service provider and market leader in issuing credit cards in the Netherlands. We have been issuing, promoting, administrating and processing payments of Visa and Mastercard credit cards for over 30 years. ICS issues credit cards both under its own brand and in conjunction with co-branding partners, for both consumer and commercial clients. In addition, we offer various other financial services and products.


Our clients can pay carefree everywhere, with additional security: their purchases are insured and we guarantee delivery of goods. Our mission is to offer our clients and partners relevant, sustainable and secure payment products.
The culture within ICS can be described as people- and service-oriented, helpful and a with a will to be successful. Servicing our clients is deep in our genes. Our core values are care, courage, and collaboration.
The organization is currently rapidly changing in order to serve our clients and our partners even better, with safety and reliability of our services being the cornerstone. We are reshaping our business model, which means challenging but exciting times for ICS. 

Your job

You will be a part of the management team of ICS Finance. The Head of VPT F&R manager will functionally steer the data engineers of the Finance Risk Data Team (FRDT), who are part of the IT department. The Head of VPT F&R has a functional reporting line to the CRO of ICS.

You are responsible for:

  • People management for a team of 5 professionals, leading by example, mentoring team members for skill enhancement and career growth and ensuring the team's capabilities meet the dynamic needs of the organization.
  • Initiating, implementing, and prioritizing necessary (regulatory) solutions for Finance and Risk. 
  • Timely implementation of new laws and regulations
  • Addressing new requirements from AAB regarding data submissions
  • Building (PowerBi) dashboards/reports, data solutions, and automation for (regulatory) reporting for Finance and Risk.
  • Analysing requirements, preparing Data Requirements Packages (DRP) for sourcing instructions to IT, and implementing them together with the IT team
  • Setting up an environment of risk awareness, in-control mindset, and continuous improvement

Working environment

You work in the ICS Finance team which consists of around 35 Finance professionals. As Head of Value Proposition Team Finance & Risk you are part of the MT Finance of ICS and you are reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, next to having a functional line to the CRO. You are also included in the wider Leadership Team of ICS.

We strongly believe in personal development and continuously strive for an open and trusted atmosphere with team work and fun in order to deliver high quality products to our stakeholders. Your role is important in the transformation ICS is going through.

Key relationships

  • MT ICS & Leadership Team ICS
  • MT ICS Finance 
  • MT ICS Risk Management
  • IT ICS
  • ABN AMRO Group departments: Data & Reporting, Regulatory change

Your profile

  • Economics and/or Business administration at Master level or a similar post-graduate education, combined with an IT background
  • 7-10 years of leadership experience (functional or hierarchical) in an IT change environment in the financial services industry
  • Expertise and relevant working experience in IT and Agile change
  • Around 5 years of experience in project management 
  • Affinity with Finance and Risk reporting
  • Relevant insight in latest developments in laws and regulations related to Finance and Risk (e.g. Basel IV, DGS, Definition of Default, SFR)
  • Data management background
  • You have an independent view and can translate your insights into clear advice
  • You have strong communication skills and are able to build trust in a senior environment. Good stakeholder management.
  • Demonstrable ability to think critically, implementing efficient & robust processes and show advanced analytical skills
  • Present on the workplace, have good social skills and know how to work together with and within a team. 
  • Well-developed organisational sensitivity and know how to move between the different layers in the organization
  • Strong focus on risk awareness & reduction, cost control and effective control frameworks
  • Understands the importance of being compliant with law and regulations
  • Preference for bi-lingual candidates (both English & Dutch)

We are offering

  • The gross monthly salary displayed above is based on a 36-hour work week, including vacation pay and benefit budget.
  • The Benefit Budget is 11% of your salary. The Benefit Budget allows you to acquire additional employment benefits. If you make no purchases or reservations in the Benefit Shop in a given month, you are paid one twelfth of your Benefit Budget that month.
  • Five weeks of vacation per year. You have the option to purchase an additional four weeks per year.
  • Personal development Budget of € 1,000 per year, which you can accumulate up to € 3,000.
  • Possibility to work from home (in consultation with your team and depending on your position).
  • An annual public transport pass with free public transportation throughout the Netherlands.
  • An excellent pension scheme.


Please contact Robert Luime (CFO: robert.luime@icscards.nl) or Hilbert van Alphen (recruiter: hilbert.van.alphen@nl.abnamro.com) for any questions you may have on this vacancy.

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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