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Head of Divisional Risk

Job Title: Head of Divisional Risk
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 3101815
Contact Name: Sarah Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 12, 2020 16:46

Job Description

The Company
CUA aspires for it's team members to be part of something special, where they are known as a Best Employer and a great community to be part of. CUA values the ability for our people to experience a place where:
  • Members are at the Heart of everything we do
  • We are accountable for results and empowered to take action
  • We deliver outcomes and impact
  • We constructively challenge ourselves and others
The Role 
You are responsible for ensuring that CUA’s Risk Management Strategy and Framework is operationalised and embedded across COO Division.  A senior member of the divisional leadership team, you will provide thought leadership, guidance, advice and challenge to ensure that your division understands, owns and effectively manages your risk in compliance with all relevant obligations, frameworks, policies and supporting standards, processes and procedures.  You will ensure that your divisions BEAR accountabilities are clearly understood and that processes to demonstrate reasonable steps are well embedded across the division.  You establish and maintain appropriate governance and structures to monitor compliance and actively manage the risks within your Division. You are accountable to ensure the timely identification, assessment, escalation, management, documentation and monitoring of risks and issues appropriately and identification, execution, maintenance and monitoring of internal controls owned by the division. You lead the collation of divisional risk contributions and submissions to the Enterprise Risk Committee, the annual review of the Risk Management Framework and Risk Appetite Statement, regulatory notifications (as required), management attestations and other risk items as required

About You
  • Minimum 10 years demonstrated ability in a role with a focus on business strategy and optimisation
  • Minimum 10 years in financial services with a strong understanding of operational and credit risk, financial services regulations and their effective implementation, compliance and oversight
  • Demonstrated experience with the implementation of effective governance models in a financial institution
  • Proven experience in people leadership and management;
  • Experience in the design and development of Risk Management frameworks and strategies
For more information, please contact Sarah Kennedy on 07 3854 3801 or Jade Blackburn on 07 3854 3803.