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Senior Manager Operational Risk – Business Banking

  • 928644
  • All Locations
  • Brisbane
  • Adelaide
  • Melbourne
  • Full Time

We look at compliance and risk differently at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank.

We’re building a cross-divisional approach to compliance and risk.

We promote a positive risk culture and behaviours across the bank and collaborative relationships with regulators. Our values set us apart from other organisations and underpin everything we do, including our approach to compliance and risk.

We're on a transformation journey across the bank, and we're making sure our approach to compliance and risk transforms with us. We're reducing complexity and changing our operating model. We're solidifying a consistent compliance approach across the bank and enabling us to work more effectively across our Business, Consumer and Rural divisions, opening up broader career paths and development opportunities for our staff.


About the Role

The Senior Manager Operational Risk is a leadership role responsible for leading a team of risk 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 1st line risk framework for the Business.

It will be an integral part of the Business Banking Risk Leadership team and will report to the Head of Risk Business Banking.


Capabilities, experience and Qualifications

  • Experience in formulating and implementing Operational Risk policy in accordance with the Group Operational Risk Framework.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Senior Manager role within the Australian banking industry, preferably with operational risk and compliance focus.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in developing risk and compliance strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and building teams, management and supervision of professional staff across multiple geographies and functions.
  • Ability to influence, communicate and educate all levels of management in key risk management concepts.
  • High level negotiation, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to build internal and external relationships to facilitate risk knowledge.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated partner and customer focus.
  • Drives for effective outcomes.
  • Technology risk and credit risk experience is highly desirable
  • Tertiary education in Risk Management or Business-related fields is highly desirable.


Download File Senior Manager Operational Risk - Business Banking Position Description.pdf


Why Us

Get real benefits, work life balance and flexibility. You 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.


About us

Our Purpose is the same today as it was when we were founded 160 years ago, and 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 live and breathe our core values of Teamwork, Integrity, Performance, Passion, Leadership and Engagement.


Applications close: 27 June 2021

To find out more about our Compliance and Risk Transformation journey and other available positions please visit:

Closing date: Jun 27, 2021

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