• Attractive Remuneration Package + Bonus
  • South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • SMC Executive
  • 2019-05-20

Senior Risk Partner - Technology

  • Full time
  • South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 20 May 19

Big 4 Bank, partnering role reporting to GM, 10+ years IT Risk / Security experience required.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join one of Australia’s major Banking groups in a senior strategic technology risk and compliance oversight role.  The position reports to the General Manager Risk and will work closely across key business and technology divisions to drive the effective implementation of risk control through the provision of trusted advice and risk partnering, ensuring a robust 2nd line of defence function remains in place.

Specifically, your responsibilities will include:

Provide effective risk oversight, challenge, insight and advice to aligned business unit leadership to ensure that:
  • The risk management framework is applied effectively within the business unit
  • Risk management practices are reflective of the inherent risk of the business unit, i.e. risk maturity
  • Business unit leadership is exhibiting the right risk management culture and setting the right ‘tone from the top’
  • The business environment is regularly assessed for impacts to the risk and control environment
  • Compliance with obligations is actively monitored and maintained, i.e. policy, regulation, legislation, and codes of conduct
  • Key controls are effective, monitored dynamically and where any gaps or deficiencies emerge issues are tracked to resolution in a timely manner
  • Cultivate constructive relationships with key business unit stakeholders. Be an active member of aligned business unit leadership teams and risk management forums
  • Promote a risk-oriented culture and behaviour within aligned business unit
  • Assist in aligning risk management requirements with business unit strategies and plans
  • Educate and advise aligned business unit and 1st Line Risk on the implementation of the risk management framework and processes to enable a consistent approach to achieving risk management objectives across the business unit
  • Develop and maintain relevant technology / information security expertise within direct reports to enable effective oversight of technology / information security related risks
  • Work across Risk teams (CRO and Group Operational Risk & Compliance) to ensure that risks are appropriately understood and reflected in risk profiles across the value chain
  • Demonstrate ongoing commitment to continuous improvement, both within IT Risk and aligned business units
  • Proactively manage risk; meet all policy and compliance requirements;
This is a business critical role that will require you to keep abreast of marketplace, regulation and business specific developments within Information Security/Privacy.  You will act as a subject matter expert on risk management considerations whilst ensuring a risk & compliance discipline that underpins the Technology division is understood and adhered to by the business.
Tertiary qualified in a numerical discipline with post graduate qualifications desirable, you have significant experience in senior roles accountable for delivering Technology Operational risk management and compliance oversight, preferably with a major bank, large corporate or professional services environment where you have gained different perspectives on how institutions are transforming their technology infrastructure to the changing regulatory environment.