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Executive Manager, Technology Risk

Job Description

How will I help?

As the Executive Manager, Technology Risk focused on Group Risk, your objective will be to support the Chief Risk Officer, Technology and Operations and Head of Technology Risk to achieve Technology Risk’s accountabilities and responsibilities. This role is focused on technology risk arising in the Westpac Institutional Bank (WIB) through:

  • challenge and oversight of COO’s Operational Risk Management Framework implementation and enhancement, including issue and incident management, development of risk profiles and control environment remediation.
  • providing insights into emerging risk.
  • risk management oversight of strategic programs and projects (delivered risk)
  • challenge and oversight of business unit Technology Strategy and roadmaps, applying a risk based lens.

As a senior member of the Technology Risk team, the role is expected to function relatively independently, but seeking guidance and escalating matters as necessary.  That includes being the primary contact point in Technology Risk for the Enterprise Services and Group Business Units (the Businesses)

Technology Risk is a 2nd line risk function, providing oversight, challenge and insight to the Group’s Chief Operating Office (includes Group Technology, Group Operations and Corporate Services), to enable it to achieve its strategic objectives within risk appetite.

What is in it for me?

You will play an important and significant part in the future of a business that has been around for 200 years. Our vision is to become one of the world’s great service companies. So, we will back you in the development of your career, with internal career prospects and flexible working. You will also be backed by a fantastic team of people in a can-do, supportive structure. 

What do I need?

The successful candidate will have extensive experience and knowledge of Technology Risk advisory experience and/or Technology Risk experience in a consulting/audit firm with financial services experience. You will have experience working within institutional banking risk and compliance and/or an understanding of Institutional Banking regulation.  You will possess a sound technology background in  delivery across Line 1, with risk management or architecture. You will have the ability to obtain, process and provide insights into large data sets and be advanced within PC Literacy (MS Office; Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

You are a natural leader and are influential in your ways of working with senior business leadership teams and the wider security industry. You are strategic in your thinking and your ability manage competing priorities are second nature.

You strive to motivate and will be energetic, pro-active, and resilient and enjoy working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. You have exceptional communication and stakeholder engagement skills and be able to appropriately elicit information, challenge, and influence stakeholders to enable the successful achievement of outcomes.

What is it like to work there?

We aim to provide one big, supportive team of people who love helping others succeed. As an equal opportunity employer, we are proud to have created a culture and work environment that values diversity and flexibility – and champions inclusion.

How do I Apply?

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As part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, this role is open to experienced candidates seeking a discussion around workplace flexibility. We invite candidates of all ages, people with a disability and Indigenous Australians to apply.