Risk Manager

  • Location

    Sydney CBD, New South Wales

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

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  • Salary:

    AU$115000 - AU$125000 per annum + super

  • Contact:

    Toby Tank

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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  • Startdate:


  • 6 month fixed-term contract with an immediate start
  • Senior role in a newly create Line 1 function

The Business

A domestic big four bank in a state of transformation. This is a business with a huge need for talented risk experts, and one which would benefit from new perspectives on governance. Enjoy an unparalleled work/life balance, and work with some of the market's sharpest people as you drive change and promote positive risk culture.

The Role

This position is crucial in upgrading the risk profile of one of the bank's most heavily depended upon functions. You'll be tasked with managing the implementation of a new risk framework, working closely with the Senior Manager to:

  • Advise stakeholders on risk management actions, and embedding a risk mitigation approach into their activity
  • Educate on risks associated with BAU operations and transformation projects
  • Deliver a bespoke assurance program
  • Enhance customer satisfaction as a risk management ambassador
  • Remediate issues and incidents
  • Convey technical risk issues as simple commercial messages
  • Deliver a range of risk management projects
  • Report findings and recommendations to senior management

The Ideal Candidate

Our client is looking for a risk professional with strong credentials and a commercial flair. If you feel like the following sounds familiar, and you're looking for your next challenge, you should apply:

  • Ideally CA/CPA-qualified, with a relevant tertiary qualification
  • Exposure to senior stakeholders in a financial services setting
  • Strong risk management experience in a similar role
  • Excellent communication skills, with a track record in delivering top-notch written reports, providing training, and running projects
  • Comfortable coming up with creative solutions under pressure

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.