Senior Manager - Governance and Assurance - Underwriting Agencies | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXTERNAL/1372769

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.

Senior Manager - Governance and Assurance

  • Opportunity to lead the Assurance Program over our Underwriting Agencies
  • Utilise your strong governance background, industry experience and compliance skills
  • Broad exposure to senior stakeholders across Broker and Agency and our business partners

Providing advice and expertise across our Broker and Agency Underwriting agency division, the Senior Manager - Governance and Assurance will be responsible for owning the relationship with our agency partners on all Governance and Compliance matters. You will influence Allianz SMEs and risk owners to ensure they are undertaking a calendar of activity to adequately assess risks in our agency partners business, and play a key role in education and promoting awareness to agency CEOs and their employees on risk and compliance matters.  You will be responsible for preparing Board reports to provide executive team with assurance that risk and compliance oversight by our agencies is adequate and you will manage the implementation of findings from internal and external reviews and audits to completion and communicating progress of same to senior management.

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Providing a high quality and practical governance and compliance program across the division through identifying, assessing and monitoring risks and agency operations and activities
  • Influencing skills to ensure all areas of Allianz deliver an active assurance program over our agency partners
  • Proactively manage remediation of incidents and issues from audits including any process and control improvements to prevent reoccurrence
  • Developing a Risk and Compliance plan for the underwriting agency division
  • Promote the ongoing development of a governance & compliance culture
  • Provide regular reporting to Board and senior management
  • Partner and internal stakeholder interaction, negotiation and support

To be considered for this role you should possess:

  • Minimum 10+ years' experience in Insurance and/or financial services, including minimum 2 years in a Distribution / relationship management role
  • Experience dealing with and writing reports for senior management (CEO level or equivalent)
  • Project management experience and co-ordination of multiple independent subject matter experts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, influencing and negotiation skills and a pro-active attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced sales environment
  • An understanding of relevant legislation and impact/cost of non-compliance

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