Senior Program Manager | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1353763/EXTB


When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.


  • Opportunity to lead the Risk and Compliance framework and team
  • Utilise your strong compliance skills and governance background
  • Broad exposure to senior stakeholders across Broker and Agency

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. You'll have opportunities to grow and drive your career your way, work with people from all different backgrounds, and feel free to bring fresh thinking. And you'll get the support you need to have an enriching career and enjoy what really matters to you.

Providing advice and expertise across our Broker and Agency division, the Senior Program Manager - Governance and Assurance will be responsible for managing the implementation of findings from internal and external reviews and audits to completion and communicating progress of same to senior management. You will engage Allianz SMEs and Risk owners on issues ensuring a calendar of activity to adequately assess risks in our agency partners business, and play a key role in overseeing agency engagement with key projects. This role will be the secretary to the Virtual Management Team, preparing papers and agenda for quarterly Agency call plans, and following up documentation approval processes.

You will liaise directly with the senior leaders providing expertise on all divisional compliance matters and at the same time work as part of the broader risk and compliance team. You will take a lead role in driving the resolution of any governance and compliance matter you become aware of and will see this through to completion.

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Partner and internal stakeholder interaction, negotiation and support
  • Influencing skills to engage internal stakeholders to oversee agency activities.
  • Providing a high quality and practical governance and compliance program across the division through identifying, assessing and monitoring risks and agency operations and activities
  • Proactively manage remediation of incidents including any process and control improvements to prevent reoccurrence
  • Promote the ongoing development of a governance & compliance culture
  • Provide regular reporting to senior management

To be considered for this role you should possess:

  • Minimum 7+ years' experience in Insurance and/or financial services, including minimum 2 years in a Distribution role
  • Project management experience and co-ordination of multiple independent subject matter experts
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with senior management (CEO level or equivalent) on operational matters
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, negotiation skills and hands on attitude
  • Senior organisation and administration skill
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced sales environment
  • An understanding of relevant legislation and impact/cost of non-compliance is highly desirable

We value high performance and encourage you to continue your personal and professional development.

Come and work at a place where you matter. Explore all our opportunities now at www.allianz.com.au/careers.

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