Audit, Risk and Compliance

Operational Risk Manager

Salary

Location

Sydney

Job Type

Full-Time

Job Ref

Date Posted

Wed, 7th October 2020

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Operational Risk Manager


Key responsibilities:

  • Perform risk and control assessments for key current and emerging risks to identify control weaknesses and inefficiencies and work with management to develop action plans for improvements
  • Collaborate with risk management colleagues to continuously improve the Operational Risk Management Framework, including to align with best practice, industry standards, regulatory requirements and other enterprise requirements
  • Implement the Operational Risk Management Framework across Operations, including developing and maintaining Operational Risk Management policies and procedures, and contributing to continual improvement of the Governance, Risk and Compliance tool (ERICA) and related enterprise risk processes
  • Support management in maintaining rich data quality in ERICA, particularly in relation to risks, controls and Key Risk Indicators
  • Perform data analytics for input into business risk reporting
  • Provide input to risk reporting, including external assessments and audit requirements
  • Support the implementation of an effective risk management awareness program to promote a proactive risk management culture
  • Gain an in depth understanding of operational and risk processes to be able to effectively partner with and become a trusted advisor to the operations team on risk and control initiatives and improvements
  • Encourage and facilitate effective use of risk management tools
  • Partner with the Enterprise Risk Management, Project Risk Management and Enterprise Compliance teams to deliver an integrated approach to risk and compliance
  • Support the Senior Manager, Operational Risk Management and management teams with contributions to management, Board and regulatory reporting, particularly with respect to significant risks, and preparing packs for internal working groups and meeting

Essential Requirements:

  • Gained experience in Risk, Audit or a related function in an Operations environment
  • Data analytics experience
  • Developed an understanding of financial regulatory environments
  • Developed and designed functional risk management within the parameters of broader Enterprise Risk policies, practices and capabilities
  • Demonstrated the ability to build strong internal relationships
  • Created process flow charts and completed risk and control analyses, including for new products and projects
  • Conducted risk workshops and/or training
  • Management reporting
  • Experience within the Australian financial industry
  • Understanding of different financial products
  • Best practice risk and compliance framework knowledge and experience
  • Experience in interaction at Executive management level of businesses Broad understanding of project methodologies
  • Experience in influencing risk culture
  • Knowledge of BCP/disaster recovery frameworks
  • Strong Operations process related knowledge

What you will get in return:

This is a permanent opportunity to be a part of an organisation who believes that working collectively, enables employees to enhance their strengths and strive for great results. Assisting employees to balance life and work, offering a range of flexible working options that suit your lifestyle best.

If this sounds like your next move, get in touch with Sarah Croke at MARS Recruitment on 0406083702, alternatively you can email for further information – sarah.croke@marsrecruitment.com.au

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