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Senior Manager Digital Risk

  • Melbourne
  • Full Time
  • Closing at: Aug 12 2022 at 17:00 AEST
  • Do you have significant experience in a Senior Manager role, preferably with an operational risk and compliance focus
  • Flexible ways of working find a way that works for you
  • One of Australia's biggest and most trusted banks (Bendigo & Adelaide Bank) – a top 100 ASX listed Company

About us

With more than 160 years of history, we are proud of our position in the community with more satisfied customers than any other Australian bank.  Every day, we work hard to bring our company purpose to life, feeding into the success of our customers and communities and not off it. 

We're more than just a bank with banking products. We change the lives of customers and communities. Commercial actions with heart!

Our time is now. We are challenging the status quo and we're excited about our future!

About the role

In Digital, we aim to create an excellent digital experience for our customers. We deliver digital product and service solutions that help improve the way customers bank with us. As a team, we support one another and lead by example. Our strong customer commitment is underpinned by our values and the expectations we have of each other.

The Senior Manager Operational Risk is a leadership role responsible for guiding a small team of risk and compliance professionals to ensure that all risk objectives are delivered appropriately and on time and are being escalated where relevant.

The role is responsible for the further development, implementation and management of the first line (1LOD) risk framework for the Digital function and Up Digital Bank.

The role will be an integral part of the Digital and Up Leadership teams and will report to the General Manager Digital Banking. The role is key in leading and driving operational risk strategy not just across Digital and Up Digital Bank but across the broader organisation

The role will report to the General Manager Digital Banking but have an indirect reporting relationship to the Chief Executive, Up Digital Bank, providing a service across both functions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Risk Leadership: Lead a team of risk and compliance specialists to deliver the business operational risk strategy
  • Planning & Reporting: Determine / provide input into operational risk activity requirements for Digital and Up Digital Bank Risk
  • Strategic & Performance Focus: Lead the provision of strategic risk support (as required) in the Bank’s transformation project with a key focus on providing risk advice on behalf of Digital. Lead the identification of systematic issues, problems and risks within the Digital division and Up Digital Bank (in respect of the areas of responsibility) and work with stakeholders to develop and implement strategies/effective controls to address them
  • Risk Management: Ensure that the Bank’s Operational Risk Management Framework is embedded within the risk obligations of Digital and Up Digital Bank
  • Risk Monitoring: Lead the development, documentation and control testing for relevant risk and compliance obligations
  • Relationship & Stakeholder Management: Develop strong working relationship with Leaders, other key stakeholders and the broader risk management teams including those within Digital, Up Digital Bank and Group Operational Risk

About you

You will have significant experience in a Senior Manager role, preferably with an operational risk and compliance focus. And have experience in formulating and implementing Operational Risk policy in accordance with the Group Operational Risk Framework.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in developing risk and compliance strategies and an understanding of industry best practice risk management and measurement techniques
  • Demonstrated experience with digital lending products, policy and processes
  • Sound and current knowledge of regulatory requirements, banking trends and practices particularly as they apply to risk management in digital banking
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and building teams, management and supervision of professional staff across multiple geographies and functions
  • Strong report writing skills and the ability to communicate complex reporting issues and requirements to all levels of employees and stakeholders, senior and executive management, including experience in influencing and reporting to Board and Executive levels
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with external partners

Why us?

There's so much more to a career with Bendigo and Adelaide Bank than just banking.

Working with us opens the door to a whole lot more than a fee free account. Get real benefits, work life balance and flexibility. We offer various leave benefits as well as banking benefits which can you give cash back in your pocket, shopping discounts, novated leasing options and we can support financially if you wish completed further studies.

Bring your brilliant mind and we’ll help you take your learning to the next level with on the job training and external development opportunities - we want you to shine. After all, YOU are the difference that makes us the better big bank.

At Bendigo and Adelaide Bank we believe a diverse workforce supported by an inclusive culture is central to our success and we actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity of thought to our business. We support candidate requests for adjustment to accommodate an illness, injury or disability to equitably participate in the selection process.

Be quick to apply! Applications will be reviewed as they are received and may close before the listed closing date.

It is a condition of employment with the Bank that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless you have a medical contraindication or acute illness which prevents you from receiving the vaccine and you provide satisfactory evidence of this to the Bank.

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