Group Outsourcing Officer (US)

About the opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Group Outsourcing Officer to join our team in Berlin. Your team will be responsible for managing intra group outsourcing related activities through the setup, development, and management of these relationships. You will have the unique opportunity to work with key stakeholders across the N26 group that help us reduce operational risk, build and optimize processes, as well as improve the effectiveness of our approach to outsourcing management.

In this role, you will:

  • Responsible for developing outsourcing strategy, policies and procedures of outsourcing management for the N26 US entity
  • Ensure outsourcing partners are managed in line with N26 Group, European and relevant US regulator requirements
  • Work closely with stakeholders across the organization to set up performance management for N26 Outsourcing partners
  • Project manage complex outsourcing projects
  • Update and maintain outsourcing contracts between N26 entities and various sub-outsourced partners
  • Responsible to create outsourcing reports on a regular interval for the management board
  • Work with Service Relationship Owners to mitigate risks posed by sub-outsourcings
  • Develop relevant controls to mitigate service provider risk
  • Improve monitoring and reporting of SLAs for outsourcing and sub-outsourcings
  • Review contracts to ensure that they meet outsourcing compliance requirements
  • Coordinate partner service reviews and perform quality controls to ensure reviews meet requirements
  • Update and manage relevant outsourcing maps
  • Define and set up relevant outsourcing processes

What you need to be successful:

  • 2+ years work experience in outsourcing, auditing or vendor management
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree
  • Experience managing projects
  • Experience working in a bank, fintech or associated financial institution
  • Excellent communication skills in English, German is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a problem solving mindset
  • The ability to build relationships and credibility across the organization; demonstrates managerial courage; leading through influence - not authority
  • Creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative solutions to solve complex problems that may not have one clear answer.
  • You have insight into German Banking laws and are willing to become acquainted with European Banking laws, standard banking requirements as well as banking IT-Systems
  • You enjoy defining, implementing and optimizing complex processes according to organizational priorities as the foundation of your work
  • Excellent relationship management, communication and analytical skills required
  • Familiarity with risk management theory and experience in applying risk management concepts


What’s in it for you:

  • Accelerate your career growth by joining one of Europe’s most talked about disruptors, and a LinkedIn Germany Top Startup Employer three years running 🚀
  • Personal development budget, discounted public transit pass, German language classes, fitness memberships, childcare services, N26 premium bank card, employee loans, and your choice of a Mac or Windows laptop
  • 26 vacation days per year, with an additional day for each year of service - up to 30 days
  • A high degree of collaboration and autonomy while working with a group of diverse peers, and access to cutting edge technologies 
  • A relocation package with visa support for those who need it

Who we are

N26 has reimagined banking for today’s digital world. Technology and design empower everything we do and it’s how we are building the global banking platform the world loves to use.

We've eliminated physical branches, paperwork, and hidden fees for an elegant digital experience and supreme savings. Giving people the power to live and bank their way is what gets us out of bed in the morning and inspires the work that we do. 

Founded in 2013, N26 now has 7 million customers in 25 markets. Our talented team works across 8 global offices in Berlin, Barcelona, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Vienna, New York and São Paulo.


Sound good? Apply now for this position.


N26 is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.