Protection & Resilience Manager - APAC Role | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/ALL/1595545

Protection & Resilience Manager I North Sydney/HYBRID

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You'll be an experienced operational resilience manager, able to drive & deliver the implementation of strategies, policies, guidelines and processes which relate to the core domains of protection & resilience on behalf of Allianz. You will be accountable for operational resilience across the domains of Business Continuity Management (BCM), IT Service Continuity Management (ITSCM), Protective Security Management, Global Incident Management and Crisis Management, ensuring continuity, protection and resilience of Allianz Assets and services. Focussing on governance, incident management, conformity, assurance and awareness, as well as appropriate implementation of measures to achieve a higher level of business resilience, you will be located in North Sydney with an Asia Pacific remit.

From day one you will be trusted and empowered to operate as the professional that you are, working from home until such time as a safe return to the office is possible – even then it won't be every day, as we commit to extending workplace flexibility to all employees.

You can expect to spend your day:

  • Initiating BCM life-cycle Integration of activities into central tools to fulfil our strategy
  • Coordinating Protection & Resilience core domains and all related activities
  • Managing or supporting global and local incident management, emergency and crisis management to enhance readiness, response and resilience
  • Ensuring post-incident debriefs are being performed following any severe incident or emergency, as well as the publication of a post-incident reporting
  • Coordinating learning and remediation action plans following severe incidents or emergencies
  • Ensuring that Allianz Policies, Standards, Functional Rules and OE specific requirements are fulfilled
  • Assessing the operational effectiveness of BCM and ITSCM Solutions
  • Coordinating and supporting the preparation of risk assessments
  • Partnering with stakeholders to understand deviations from policies and guidelines including the preparation of risk acceptances
  • Ensuring the global incident process for incidents is appropriately triggered
  • Supporting the Local Resilience Officers in projects, acting as an SME for critical projects
  • Supporting service owners in the development of their BCM activities within the BCM lifecycle
  • Reporting and escalating continuity-related issues to the Head of IT
  • Performing and coordinating the design, testing and reporting of response plans and controls
  • Contributing to the update and alignment of the Resilience Strategy of AZ Services and guidelines
  • Preparing reports to the Risk Committee, P&R Committee or other bodies
  • Implementing and maintaining the training program for crisis management, delivering training to all stakeholders involved in the crisis management process also supporting the provision of training for senior leaders

Important to your success:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively using different mediums across multiple audiences with impact and influence
  • Extensive relevant professional experience in IT/Operations/Transformation
  • Deep specialisation combined with professional work experience in the field of Cyber Crisis and/or Business Continuity practices.
  • Proven ability to analyse and respond to advanced business disruption scenarios and service continuity threats
  • Excellent knowledge of regulatory requirements and of standards on continuity practices and frameworks
  • Independent worker but a team-player; self-starter; business-minded; pragmatic; result-oriented with a 'can-do' attitude.
  • Proven ability to partner with stakeholders at all levels, building and maintaining good working relationships and a strong professional presence

What's on offer?

  • Work in a high performing team and be enabled to operate as the expert in your space
  • Feel safe, balanced and trusted in a culture that is all about helping you to live your best life
  • We are passionate about doing things differently, so feel confident to speak up and challenge status quo

About us

At Allianz, we care for all the things that make you, you. For feeling like you belong. For a place where learning never stops. For growing new skills and opening up exciting possibilities. For your curiosity to thrive and help transform an industry. And when life twists, there's flex for balance and the support you need. So, come and share your ideas, give back and feel proud to be part of a company doing work that matters across climate change and mental health. Let's care for everyone's tomorrow so we can create a better future together.

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.

Let's care for tomorrow. For a career with plenty of room to grow. Care to join us?

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