Senior Manager Governance & Policy | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1395664


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.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Manager, Governance & Policy to join our newly created Governance & Conduct team, located at our Market Street, Sydney CBD office.

Reporting to the General Manager, Governance & Policy, this role is responsible for design, implementation and assessment of the organisation's governance frameworks.  You will ensure alignment between strategy, policies, frameworks, forums and processes to support good governance, effective decision making and a healthy culture to ultimately support the organisation's strategic objectives.

You will make recommendations based on the regulatory environment, Allianz Australia's strategic objectives, insights arising from Allianz Australia's customer engagement, culture outcomes, remediation, transformation programs and leading market practices.

This role will need to challenge the status quo look to best practice to enable the organisation to improve governance.

Key Role Objectives

    • Develop governance frameworks to assess, identify and address problems with governance, decision making and to improve the health of AAL's culture
    • Support the development a policy framework with a view to simplify and improve effectiveness
    • Implement accountability frameworks, i.e. BEAR/FEAR
    • Implement policy and strategy initiatives to ensure positive cultural, customer experience and commercial outcomes
    • Remain abreast of key industry trends, regulatory developments and implications for the organisation
    • In partnership with HR support the delivery of the culture strategy, frameworks and initiatives
    • Provide ongoing review of Committees with the lens of start, stop, continue and provide recommendations to improve effectiveness, accountability and support the organisation's goals
    • Create, document, communicate and ongoing maintenance of the Register of Delegations of Authority
    • Document and maintain Committee Charters to support the Chair and Members of those Committees
    • Governance reporting

About You

The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience as a high achiever in a similar policy or strategy role.  Ideally you will have experience within insurance or financial services.  You will possess the following skills:

  • At least 5 years' experience in a legal, risk, governance, economic advisory or compliance role
  • Tertiary qualifications in business, finance, law or similar
  • Previous experience in a policy or strategy role
  • Experience working with regulators and/or government entities
  • Experience with performance frameworks, culture and change programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

What's On Offer

This role will present a great opportunity to join a global iconic insurance organisation, which is transforming through an exciting time of change and growth.  You will be part of a newly created team and have the opportunity to genuinely drive change.

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

A supported learning, development and career planning pathway also await you.

Allianz is committed to employment equity and promoting an inclusive work environment.  We welcome applications from men and women regardless of race or cultural diversity, age, sexual orientation or identity, disability, political and religious standing as well as thinking and working styles.  We invite you to let us know of any reasonable adjustments you require to equitably participate in the recruitment process or in performing the requirements of the role.

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