Head of Risk

Job Title: Head of Risk
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: AU$200000.00 - AU$220000.00 per annum + plus super and bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH3733_1573433689
Contact Name: Ed Kirby
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 11, 2019 11:54

Job Description

  • Strategic appointment, reporting directly to CEO
  • Fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Circa $220,000 per annum plus bonus

The Company

Our client, a recognisable name in retail financial services, is experiencing a period of accelerated organic growth through a combination of positive market forces, diversification, focus and ambition. As a consequence, the Risk function requires constant assessment to ensure that it is fit-for-purpose and not only delivering against today's requirements but ensures that the business is well placed to capitalise on future growth.

The responsibilities include:

  • Full oversight of all risk related activities within the business
  • Hands on approach to delivery whilst managing a small team
  • Identifying and managing areas of risk across all operation areas
  • Delivering continuous improvement of the risk framework
  • Effective stakeholder management to ensure fluid access to information and improved outcomes
  • Implementation of best practice risk mitigation frameworks and practices
  • Engagement with Exec team to update and present solutions relating to key risk areas
  • Reporting of risk related items through committees, the management team reporting pack and the board report

Key Skills and Experience

  • Extensive and relevant experience within in a risk management leadership role ideally within a consumer lending environment.
  • Ability to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience in identifying and evaluating key risks and internal control mechanisms
  • The ability to utilise best practice to drive positive commercial outcomes
  • A track record in team management and mentorship
  • Relevant tertiary and professional qualifications

To register your interest please APPLY by following the prompts, or for further information contact Ed Kirby on 0419 615 720