Senior Risk Manager- IT

Profusion Group

This role end-to-end business services across group strategy, finance, data, technology and strategic sourcing

  • Permanent role
  • Exciting Technology Risk Opportunity
  • High visibility role at the nexus of BAU and key projects
Company Overview

A leading wealth management and retail banking business in Australia
Role Overview
This role sits withing the  Finance, Strategy and Technology part of the business and provides end-to-end business services across group strategy, finance, data, technology and strategic sourcing. It is also responsible for the delivery of a number of strategic programmes which will allow the company to focus on a more client-led, simpler growth-oriented business. This role will ensure the introduction or change of Technology Service activities are well managed and within risk appetite by focusing on the execution of operational risk framework requirements and embedding an effective risk culture across the division and other platforms.
  • Provide input into the Technology Risk in Change framework ensuring it is fit for purpose, embedded into existing project management frameworks and will be sustainable in the long term
  • Represent the 1LoD on change projects to ensure risks are appropriately identified and addressed whilst ensuring business objectives are met
  • Ensure Projects meet the minimum requirements for managing operational risk in Projects
  • Assess the impact of projects on the organisations risk profile
  • Assist projects with control design and implementation including monitoring the implementation of controls and alignment to KRIs
  • Provide 1LoD input to issue prioritisation and remediation, undertaking incident management and risk reporting for projects as required
  • Assist projects with regulatory obligations and drive regulatory engagements (domestic and international)
  • Lead Risk in Change Manager for large programs including Cloud Migration
Skills & Experience
You will need to demonstrate a blend of technical and business knowledge, show experience in working a diverse range of technologies and evidence the ability to learn new technologies and concepts quickly.
Primarily we are looking for champions to drive our risk culture through easy and effortless experiences. The candidate must have a passion for risk, excellent communication skills and the flexibility to thrive in a fast- paced collaborative environment. Passionate – demonstrate a deep interest for technologies through previous experiences
  • Problem solver – proactively thinks through issues and the impacts
  • 10+ years of Operational Risk experience within financial services, including major project or program experience within the Australian financial services industry that have also required regulatory engagement
  • Extensive practical experience with project risk management frameworks and operational risk disciplines
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills with the ability to influence senior business leaders
  • Understanding of the regulatory environment as well as key legislation impacting on business activities in financial services sector
  • Regulatory engagement with respect to Cloud Computing an advantage
  • Understanding of operational processes, business complexities and interdependencies
  What’s on Offer
  • Great opportunity to perform in a fact paced, outcome driven environment from an elevated platform. Whilst this environment is challenging and demanding, the experience you’ll develop here will hold you in good stead for the remainder of your career.
  • Be recognised for the work you do within this tight knit, experienced team
  • Contribute positively to a cultural shift in risk mindset and appetites.
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