Risk Advisory Manager | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1443105


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.


Allianz is the home for Risk Professionals who dare to review and challenge the business and support an uplift in Risk culture.

Are you looking for more different instead of more of the same?

Reporting into the Senior Manager Risk Advisory the primary purpose of this Line 2 role is to provide analysis, opinion and recommendations surrounding Line 1 management of  risk and operational risk and to monitor compliance with a Risk Management Framework that satisfies local and global regulatory requirements.  Through the coordination and review of divisional and business unit risk assessments and risk monitoring you will work closely with Line 1 Risk Owners / Process Owners.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Identify current and emerging risks relating to operational risk, providing into the annual Top Risk Assessment process and contribute to stakeholder meetings of designated business areas.
  • Conduct appropriate analysis on root cause and trends, assisting the business identify control improvements.
  • Provide analysis of operational losses, risk and compliance incidents and near misses, aggregating and consolidating to an enterprise view with reporting prepared accordingly.
  • Undertake systematic challenge, review and validation of the effectiveness of controls in place for business unit management of risk, including recommending improvements where warranted.
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of the risk framework.

Important to your success:

  • Significant experience in risk management, compliance, internal audit, quality management or process design for  a complex, matrixed corporate  organisation.
  • Experience  in underwriting and/or insurance distribution with exposure to the operations of a general insurer, life insurer or financial services operation.
  • Highly developed analytical skills, demonstrating the capability to analyse and interpret complex information from a broad range of sources (locally and internationally) and to present findings in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of communicating with audiences with clarity, impact and influence, positively influencing risk behaviours throughout AAL.
  • Tertiary qualification is highly desired (Legal, Business or Commerce will be viewed favourably).

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
  • Feel supported to give something a go - try different things, take on new responsibilities and explore opportunities
  • Be part of a team that's open-minded, supportive, approachable and genuinely focused on customer outcomes

About us

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. 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.  When you join Allianz, you'll become part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We foster an environment of personal growth, so you feel safe to try, share, fail, learn and grow. We value diverse thinking where your ideas and innovative mindset are welcomed and encouraged. As a member of the Allianz family, you'll be supported to reach your full potential to grow an enriching career. 

Allianz is committed to employment equity and therefore welcomes applications from men and women regardless of race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or philosophy of life. Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.

If you dare, there's an opportunity for you at www.allianz.com.au/careers

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