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Senior Technology Risk Manager


Job Description

  • Work with the best. Work where + how you work best. Be your best.

Working alongside some of the best in the industry, you’ll be both challenged and supported in this exciting role.

Workplace flexibility is alive and well at Perpetual, and we encourage our people to work where and how they work best.

The purpose of this role is to partner with senior management across the enterprise to enable them to effectively identify, assess and manage information and technology risks within their businesses particularly with respect to new initiatives and privacy.

Why join Perpetual?

Perpetual is one of Australia’s leading financial institutions and blue-chip brands. We’ve been earning the trust from our clients for 130 plus years, some over four generations.

Working for us, you’ll be joining a growing client-focused and collaborative global team with a values and purpose-driven culture.

We value Diversity and Inclusion and know that the unique backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of our people contribute immensely to the delivery of our purpose and strategy. We’re living this commitment as a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality and have a growing number of employee-led networks to raise awareness and promote Diversity and Inclusion at Perpetual.

Perpetual is proud to work directly with over 23 Aboriginal language groups in various communities across Australia and we pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People: and to their Elders past and present. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are strongly encouraged to apply.

Working for us you will enjoy:

  • An additional week of paid leave each year
  • Access to our Wellbeing Benefits and Perpetual Discounts providing discounts and special offers on entertainment, clothing, homeware, gift cards, technology, travel, dining and more
  • Market competitive Parental Leave.

What will you be doing?

Sounds interesting? Here are some specifics about the opportunity:

  • Lead a team of technology risk professionals to identify and manage technology risk across the enterprise.
  • Develop, maintain and embed Perpetual’s Risk Management Framework as it applies to technology risk in change. This includes:
  • Providing oversight and IT risk advice to business change projects.
  • Using your experience and expertise to advise and influence Technology leaders and other senior management in the organisation to adopt a strong risk culture.
  • Performing and reviewing risk and control assessments that enable project stakeholders to adequately manage delivered risk and to stay within Perpetual’s approved risk appetite.
  • Conduct, maintain and review IT risk assessments on new and current systems across the IT environment.
  • Develop, maintain and embed Perpetual’s Privacy Framework. This includes:
  • Developing effective Privacy awareness and education / training across the enterprise.
  • Performing Privacy Impact Assessments for new initiatives.
  • Leading any response to breaches of Privacy.
  • Collaborate with the broader Technology Risk team to embed key elements of Perpetual’s Risk Management framework as it applies to technology risk

What you will need to succeed:

To be considered for this opportunity, your qualifications, skills and experience could include:

  • Degree in IT or business, or equivalent knowledge and capability obtained from at least ten years of experience in industry.
  • CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP or similar IT or risk certification.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in IT or audit roles with a minimum of 5 years specialising in IT risk.
  • Good understanding of the finance services industry and processes.
  • Expert knowledge and capability in risk management concepts and techniques.
  • Familiar with a broad range of information technology components, e.g. infrastructure, business systems, IT security, cloud, architecture, and service management.
  • Excellent knowledge of industry regulations and compliance requirements, including APRA, ASIC, MAS and Privacy Laws.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and consultative skills, and the ability to communicate concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences.
  • Excellent analytical skills, the ability to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, as well as the ability to work well in a demanding, dynamic environment and meet overall objectives

How do you apply? We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit and welcome applications from diverse candidates. If you require adjustments to our recruitment process, please speak to a member of the Perpetual Talent Acquisition team. If you are interested in this position, please click on APPLY FOR THIS JOB to submit an up-to-date copy of your resume. A member of the Perpetual Talent Acquisition team will be in contact once your application has been reviewed.