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Senior Operational Risk Manager - Enterprise Risk

Westpac Group

Job Description

Exciting opportunity to join the Line 1 Risk Controls & Transformation Hub, within Enterprise Risk

How will I help?

The Group Risk Control & Transformation team is a Line 1 Business Controls & Monitoring Hub that supports the Risk Division to manage its own risks. Team members partner with Line 2 Risk professionals aligned to a Business Unit GM and also provide subject matter expertise in a particular area.

As a Senior Risk Manager, you will play a key leadership role in implementing and managing risk management and monitoring obligations in the Risk Division, supporting consistent implementation and embedding of risk management frameworks, policies and controls. You will support key stakeholders on all matters of risk and control, implementing solutions to risk and control problems. You will also provide input into the Risk Division’s Risk Committee, including key risk themes, emerging issues, progress towards remediation and performance against 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?

This role covers all areas of Risk & Compliance. As such, an ideal applicant will have a strong, generalist risk management background (Line 1, 2 or 3) with recent expertise/specialist knowledge in a particular area of risk & compliance (eg privacy, conduct or financial crime risk). Ideally you will have financial services experience however those looking to make the first move out of a professional services firm will also be considered.

You will also have exceptional communication and stakeholder engagement skills and be able to influence and appropriately challenge stakeholders across the business unit, division and wider group. Strong, demonstrated leadership abilities are a must.

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.


Westpac Group


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Erin Leader

Posting Date

16/02/2021, 3:38:41 PM

Closing Date

19/03/2021, 7:59:00 AM