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Senior Manager Transformation & Product Risk Oversight – Group Operational Risk

  • 930333
  • Adelaide
  • Bendigo
  • Melbourne
  • Full Time
  • Closing at: Nov 30 2021 at 23:25 ACDT

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.


About the Department

The role resides in the Transformation & Product Risk Oversight team within Group Operational Risk.  The function incorporates the second line of defence oversight in relation to the Risk in Change, Product risk, Conduct risk and Remediation activities and includes the development and maintenance of relevant risk frameworks, policies and standards. Group Operational Risk has recently revised its strategy and these plans require revisions to the way we do things and the frameworks, policies, systems and tools that support them.


About the role

This newly created position is a senior specialist risk role that is responsible for driving governance, oversight and continuous improvement of the risk management practices of the business and first line risk teams primarily across the relevant areas of responsibility for the team (including, but not necessarily limited to, Change Risk including Transformation, Conduct Risk, Product Lifecycle Management, Remediation Risk Management and Policy Risk Management).

Key areas this role will focus on will be:

  • Providing SME input into the design, development, implementation and ongoing oversight / continuous improvement of the policies, standards, tools and templates across the specific areas of responsibility
  • Providing independent oversight and monitoring of risks, obligations and controls across the areas of responsibility including, but not necessarily limited to, consideration of holistic risk information to aid decision making, delivery and delivered risk considerations and strategic/transformation risks.
  • Providing insights and advice in relation to the area of responsibility, operational risk more broadly and the Operational Risk Management Framework
  • Supporting operational risk processes where a Bank-wide view is required.
  • Support regulator reviews and information requests for Group Operational Risk
  • Providing input into regular risk reporting as and where required for Board/Management Committees etc


Experience, capabilities and qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in a risk management / audit role with senior level responsibilities
  • Practical knowledge and experience in non-financial risk disciplines and functions in operational risk and compliance in a banking environment and, specifically, across key areas of responsibility of the function.
  • Ability to develop strategic, commercial solutions and “fit for purpose” solutions for implementation and advancement of the Operational Risk Management Framework across the Group.
  • Proven ability to build relationships, effectively communicate and influence across all levels of management and staff to achieve objectives.
  • Attention to detail and solution focused with demonstrated presentation skills and experienced in professional report writing at Senior Leadership, Executive and Board levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify key focus areas, prioritise actions and demonstrate how linked to the achievement of business objectives.
  • Experience in broader risk disciplines from a product perspective including financial risk considerations is preferred
  • Tertiary qualifications in risk, business, or related discipline is preferred

Download File Senior Manager Transformation & Product Risk Oversight Position Description.pdf


What we Offer

A career with Bendigo and Adelaide Bank will see you become part of the team, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll get all the assistance you need to reach your full potential and achieve your objectives.


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.


If you’re excited to be part of an organisation with strong values and a community focus - then this could be the role for you! Apply now.


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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