Senior Manager, Regtech – Business Solutions Senior Manager, Regtech – Business Solutions …

Australian Securities and Investments Commission
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 13 Jun 19
$139,844 to $166,066 (depending on experience) plus up to 15.4% superannuation & a performance bonus
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 13 Jun 19
$139,844 to $166,066 (depending on experience) plus up to 15.4% superannuation & a performance bonus
A future with ASIC means that your work will contribute to ASIC's vision for a fair, strong and efficient financial system for all Australians. We value what you will bring. We value those with sharp, analytical minds and are open to challenging the way things are done.

ASIC values: Accountability. Professionalism. Teamwork.

Our values underpin everything we do. They guide the way we work, the way we make decisions and how we interact with each other.

Your team

ASIC's Strategy Group, which is central to ASIC's strategic direction and policy setting, comprises five core teams: International Strategy, Strategic Intelligence, Financial capability, the Behavioural Research and Policy Unit and Strategic Policy.

ASIC's Strategic Intelligence team provides clear and actionable research that promotes evidence-based decision making by our people. The team offers a range of general and specialist research skills to help detect misconduct and better understand financial markets and products.

Your role

As Senior Manager, Regtech – Business Solutions you will work closely with internal business teams and the SI Data Science team to align strategy plans and activities to enhance ASIC's application of its data analytics capability.  You will:

  • lead and develop a team of data and business analysts to work in partnership with business teams to identify opportunities for the use of data analytics to solve business problems; optimise business processes through the deployment of data analytics and communicate effectively and manage expectations on the use of data analytics to serve business needs
  • help drive ASIC's data analytics agenda, culture and roadmap
  • guide a team developing and supporting state-of-the-art analytics capabilities and decision tools for application across ASIC's businesses, and apply these to promote ASIC's guidance, supervisory and enforcement outcomes
  • as part a centre of specialist expertise, support business teams conducting operational data analysis and work with them and other business units across ASIC to develop their analytics capability

Your role will also involve:

  • thinking strategically to contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of ASIC’s data analytics strategy
  • developing and maintaining good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, industry groups and other regulatory bodies
  • working closely with ASIC’s Chief Data Office and Information Technology business units
  • influencing business teams in the opportunities and applications of data analytics in response to business needs
  • contributing to the leadership of the Strategic Intelligence team.

As a valued member of the team, you will also:

  • undertake additional responsibilities or tasks as required
  • work professionally, positively and cooperatively as part of ASIC, and model the values of Accountability, Professionalism and Teamwork, and
  • undertake reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others in the workplace that may be affected by your actions.

Selection criteria

The selection criteria include the qualifications, experience and capabilities required for the role. Your application will be reviewed based on ability to demonstrate, or potential to develop, the capabilities required.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Substantial experience working in a role in identifying business problems and proposing solutions, likely to have been gained in a regulatory, corporate, consulting, or government environment
  • Understanding and practical knowledge of regulatory frameworks and approaches applicable in the financial services and markets sectors
  • Understanding of the application and implementation of data analytical methods to business problems
  • Management skills, including people, project, client and stakeholder relationship management
  • Stakeholder management experience including building, maintaining and utilising industry networks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex concepts and influence decision-makers



The demonstrated ability to inspire a sense of purpose and direction. Lead and coach a team of individuals, demonstrating inclusive team practices and an ability to deliver outcomes through others.

Analytical skills:

The demonstrated ability to think critically when identifying and solving problems; to think laterally about issues to assess the potential for regulatory harm and to produce effective strategies and solutions

Learning Agility:

The demonstrated ability to adapt quickly and effectively to new requirements and situations, showing initiative to remain abreast of new trends and developments; an ability to learn from past experience and apply learning to perform future tasks successfully

Stakeholder engagement and communication:

The demonstrated ability to build, maintain and use networks and relationships within ASIC and across domestic and international stakeholders (i.e. industry, government, other regulatory bodies, the community and media); an ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders to achieve effective regulatory outcomes while preventing regulatory capture and to produce effective strategies and solutions


The demonstrated ability to manage resources effectively and efficiently to achieve project goals including timelines and budgets; and to incorporate new methodologies and processes into projects to produce effective strategies and solutions.

Technological adeptness:

The demonstrated ability to understand the role of technology in data analytics; to understand the communication and technological systems used by the industry; and apply that understanding to produce effective strategies and solutions

Want to know more?

Now is a very exciting time to be joining ASIC. On 17 September 2018 the Senate passed legislation so that from 1 July 2019, ASIC will no longer be part of the Australian Public Service.  Instead, ASIC will employ staff under the ASIC Act.  This means greater flexibility in the way in which ASIC employs its staff. 

ASIC offers flexibility and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. To learn more about starting a career with ASIC, refer to the ASIC Careers Guide which is located on our Careers at ASIC website.

To work with us, you'll be required to satisfy our pre-engagement assessment and obtain a national security clearance. 

Australian citizenship is also required.