Business Manager | NSW - Sydney

Business Manager

Posted on 16-Apr-2019
Application Close Date: 09-May-2019
NSW - Sydney
Position Type:
Part-time Permanent
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Business Manager (part-time)

AllianzRetire+ is breaking new ground to improve the quality of life for millions of Australians who are living longer, healthier lives in retirement.  We are a new business backed by industry leaders Allianz and PIMCO.  We are challenging the status-quo to bring new solutions for Australian retirees combining Allianz's world-class insurance and product know-how with PIMCO's unrivalled investment capability. 

Our vision is to enable everyone to live their best retirement.

An awesome opportunity has arisen to join our talented, diverse and inspiring Business Services team. 

The role

We are seeking a Business Manager (3-4 days per week) to join the team to coordinate contract management and the monitoring of service delivery by key vendors. Ensuring business objectives are met and compliance to regulatory requirements are adhered to at all times, the Business Manager will support the Head of Business Services in ensuring that the appropriate governance arrangements and service monitoring procedures are in place for effective contract management, with both internal and external service providers.

The role will also be responsible for:

  • Supporting the development of sound collaborative relationships with key vendors, maintaining and ensuring a robust system of administration of contractual relationships to deliver quality and value.
  • Facilitating monthly and quarterly governance forums with key vendors to monitor service delivery and track compliance with key contractual obligations.
  • Supporting contract risk analysis and alerting the organisation to potential, or known, problems that affect the quality of the contractual services being delivered.
  • Writing reports for management and the Board as to the status and management of outsourcing arrangements.
  • Providing guidance, coordination and support to the business in relation to procurement processes and contract management for material business purchases.
  • Working with Allianz Australia procurement on implementing global contract management principles, standards and processes to users across the new business as required. 
  • Leading the coordination of Business Continuity Planning processes.
  • Providing support for other strategic projects across the business

The success candidate will have: 

  • 3-5 years' experience within the financial services sector with knowledge of outsourcing requirements and experience in managing strategic providers, including developing & monitoring Service Level Agreements / Key Performance Indicators.
  • An excellent understanding of the financial requirements and outcomes of procurement and contract management.
  • Strong project management skills which underpin the timely implementation of strategies, projects and reporting, to support cross functional collaboration.
  • Proven strong ability to build positive relationships and consult, negotiate and communicate well with all levels of management and staff, as well as suppliers / stakeholders, both verbally and in writing.
  • A legal background coupled with commercial experience could be a bonus.

Be part of a collaborative, passionate and diverse team creating outstanding solutions for the specific challenges of retirement.

You'll work with international experts in investment and risk backed by two industry leaders.  We will give you the flexibility and opportunity to shine in a business where every contribution counts.   This is your chance to make a difference.


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