IT Operations - Business Continuity Manager

Stockholm, Sweden
Who we are

Klarna is one of Europe's fastest growing and most exciting financial technologies (FinTech) company valued at over $2.5bn and we’re growing by 40% a year. Here at Klarna we are striving to become the world’s favourite way to buy. It is a bold objective, but we are well on course to achieving it.
Klarna is already operating in 18 markets and we plan to keep expanding. We serve 60 million consumers, work with 70 000 merchants and process more than a million transactions a day. We have some pretty heavy-weight investors including Visa, Sequoia Capital, Permira and Anders Povlsen.  

Unicorns are rare - and we are one of them! Unicorns are tech startups valued at over 1$Bn. Moreover, Klarna is listed 8th on CNBC most ‘disruptive companies in the world’ list for 2016, alongside Uber, AirBnB and coming above companies like Snapchat and Spotify - we are really starting to change the global world of payments.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a Business Continuity Manager, that will work close together with our Core Banking, IT Governance, IT-Operations teams.

Klarna is adapting to the future of IT-Services and strives to take new innovative solutions into consideration - but always from a standpoint of benefit to our end customers and merchants, where disaster recovery and business continuity is a vital part.

You will join our team where you will work as a global process stakeholder of disaster recovery work cross our markets, and collaborating with your colleagues in Germany, US, UK and Sweden - with a base in the Swedish HQ Office.

You like to plan, drive and deliver your work, having close stakeholder relations, director level presentations and facilitating deep documentation and control. 

To be successful in this role, we think you have relevant experience within business continuity management (or an operational risk function), ideally within the financial services sector. 

Need to have's

    • You must have a good understanding of business continuity management theories and best practice in developing strategies and plans
    • Advanced IT infrastructure understanding
    • You have experience from financial services regulated by European Banking Association or the Swedish Financial Services Authority
    • You have a pragmatic view on control and strive for continuous improvements

Nice to have's

    • A good understanding of Control frameworks such as  ISO 22301 and NIST 800-34
    • Enjoy a dynamic, changing and inspiring work atmosphere
We offer you an international working environment filled with smart and ambitious colleagues. We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those from all different backgrounds and experiences. Your role will make a difference, and you will be a player in a team that has a strong impact on the business result. As an employee at one of Europe’s fastest growing companies, you will play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level.