Senior Risk Manager

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Allianz is the home for Risk Managers who dare to have the skills and opinions to drive change and improvement.

Looking for a role that allows you to take deep ownership of your work?

Reporting to the National Risk and Compliance Manager for the Retail Distribution Division, the primary purpose of this Line 1 role is to assist in leading the implementation, execution and monitoring of the risk and compliance management framework. You will lead a team of Risk professionals to provide advice on the design, implementation and ongoing monitoring and maintenance of division-specific compliance and risk frameworks, policies, procedures and controls, ensuring that business activities remain within the defined risk appetite.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Liaise closely with the Second Line of Defence on all divisional-specific risk management and compliance matters, ensuring that quarterly risk declarations and risk views and all risk and control assessment activities are kept up-to-date and adhered to.
  • Support the business with the development, execution and monitoring of remedial activity for operational loss/risk incidents, provide insights on root cause(s) as well as identify what actions can be implemented to prevent such losses in the future and ensure operational loss/risk incidents are resolved in a timely manner, escalating as required
  • Contribute to the strengthening of governance, risk management, internal control environment and the risk culture.
  • Monitor and report on key risk indicators and internal control performance to relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Monitor and report on the management of breaches, incidents and issues, key and emerging risks, controls assurance and regulatory change
  • Important to your success:

  • Significant leadership experience in risk management, compliance or internal audit role in a complex, matrixed financial services organisation
  • Demonstrated technical understanding of design and operating effectiveness of controls and experience in assessing the level of risk and in developing and executing plans to mitigate risk
  • Demonstrated experience in process and management control design combined with the expert ability to understand operational and compliance risks inherent or emerging in a business area.
  • Ability to navigate complexity and ambiguity and provide pragmatic commercial solutions to meet stakeholder expectations.
  • Proven analytical and critical thinking capability to interpret a range of data, identify patterns, trends and links that inform judgements and solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of communicating with audiences at all levels with clarity, impact and influence.
  • What’s on offer?

  • As we embed a customer-focused strategy across everything we do, you’ll have an opportunity to drive innovation and real change that delivers a tangible and meaningful impact on our people, our customers and our community
  • Enjoy a high-trust culture that empowers you to use your skills and abilities to achieve a meaningful impact
  • We embrace change and are committed to transforming the industry so our customers can live life to the fullest
  • We are passionate about doing things differently, so feel confident to speak up and challenge status quo
  • Be supported to care for yourself and also things that matter in your life – your children, elderly or disabled and the community
  • About us

    Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow. By truly caring about people, we foster a culture where our employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and dare to challenge the industry.

    Allianz is committed to enabling a culture where inclusion is embedded, everyone belongs and new ideas are embraced. We welcome and value talent from all backgrounds, experiences and ways of working Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.

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