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Senior Risk and Compliance Manager

Job Title: Senior Risk and Compliance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 2752691
Contact Name: Sarah Kennedy
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Job Published: June 06, 2018 10:31

Job Description

Reporting to Chief Financial Officer, the Senior Manager for Risk and Compliance will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of a whole of enterprise risk management, legal compliance, internal audit, fraud, and business continuity strategic frameworks and programs, to ensure ongoing resilience and regulatory compliance and conformance.

Key responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following duties; 
  • Ensure that all members of the Corporate Risk and Compliance Division are aware of, understand, support and comply with all applicable laws, policies and procedures.
  • Implement appropriate regular and ad hoc risk reporting to inform the CFO, CEO, the Board and sub-committees, and senior management to ensure effective understanding and monitoring of priority risks across the company.
  • Develop the business plan for the Division; incorporating financial budget, statistical analysis and action plans and within this, ensuring the plan supports the corporate purpose and vision by growing shareholder value.
  • Lead and manage the Risk and Compliance Division on a day-to-day basis; specifically ensuring the team is adequately resourced and managed to deliver against the division business plan.  
  • Participate in the implementation of business strategies and plans as part of the Management Team.
  • Develop, implement and manage the ongoing review and effectiveness of corporate frameworks for the effective identification and analysis of corporate risks across all aspects of the business. 
  • Develop, implement and maintain the corporate legal compliance system to formally identify, monitor and ensure ongoing compliance with all applicable legal, regulatory and other obligations. 
  • Develop, implement and manage the Business Continuity and Crisis Management Programs.
  • Manage and provide independent continuous oversight of the Internal Audit function.
  • Develop, implement and manage the Fraud control program to ensure risks and threats to the Group presented by theft, fraud and corrupt activity.
  • Provide advice and strategic input into the business and annual plans, relevant legal contracts, process mapping, commercial decision-making and core business practices to ensure the integration of a risk-based framework for the appropriate measurement, evaluation and management of areas of risk.
To be successful you will have formal tertiary qualifications in Risk Management, Business, Law or other relevant discipline, and be eligible for professional membership and/or accreditation with RMIA, IAA or similar. You will be a natural leader and have impeccable communication skills and a desire to undertake continuous improvement. 
You will have prior experience in a large commercial business environment, or complex financial institution. You will have a sound knowledge of standards, legislation, systems, tools and methodologies relevant to the functions of the role and be passionate about implementing effective Enterprise Risk Management solutions.