Senior Risk Manager | NSW - Sydney

Closing date: 13-May-2019

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1392924

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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.


Due to an internal promotion a key leadership role has become vacant within our Line 2 Risk & Compliance team.   The Senior Risk Manager will act as a member of the risk leadership team supporting the Head of Risk Management and will be the people manager of the four Risk Advisory Managers and one Risk Support Analyst in the team.   

The main responsibility for this role is to provide oversight of and monitor compliance with a Risk Management Framework that meets Regulator and Allianz requirements.  You will provide the necessary support to the business to identify, assess, mitigate, monitor and report on risk.

Key Role Objectives:

  • Leading the team with energy and passion, setting clear team goals and creating an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture
  • Provide regular, positive and constructive feedback when reviewing direct reports' work in the completion of their regular duties and act as a mentor for less experienced staff members
  • Support the maintenance of the Risk Framework that meets local regulatory and Allianz standards
  • Build strong relationships with leaders across the 3LOD with the ability to effectively influence and negotiate
  • Support and challenge the business with professional and proactive advice on risk management matters

About You:

The successful applicant will be a proactive and outcomes focused individual with the following experience and skills:

  • Minimum 10 years' experience in risk management
  • General Insurance background preferred
  • Tertiary qualifications in a business related degree
  • Experience in leading a high performing team
  • Strong ability to influence and manage a number of different senior stakeholders
  • Knowledge and experience in developing and implementing contemporary, evidence based and fit for purpose governance frameworks
  • Ability to apply Key Risk Management Concepts in the most complex and difficult situations involving enterprise wide issues
  • Strong ability to communicate (both verbal and written) with people at all levels within the organisation including the Executive
  • Executes work independently and provide well-thought through advice at strategic level

What's on Offer:

This role will present an exciting opportunity to join a global iconic insurance organisation, which is transforming through an exciting time of change and growth.

A competitive remuneration package including an excellent employee benefits and discounts program awaits the successful applicant, as does a supportive culture and leadership team.

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