Operational Risk Manager

$100k - $120k
Sydney CBD
24 Feb 2020

Big 4 Bank, report to Head of Risk & Compliance. Implement risk management framework across institutional banking, drive robust risk culture


We are partnering with a leading Australian bank in relation to an enterprise-wide transformation program. This is an exciting opportunity to make a name for yourself, and make a real impact as the bank undergoes this change! Based in the heart of the city, this customer centric company has built an environment that is culturally diverse and rich in technical expertise. You will work alongside experienced professionals and will be provided a platform for success.


Due to an internal secondment, an opportunity exists for a Line 1 Operational Risk Manager to join the Corporate & Institutional Bank portfolio on a 12 month FTC.

Reporting to the Head of First Line Risk & Compliance, you will support and facilitate the consistent application of the 1st Line of Defence Operational risk and control framework across Institutional Banking.

You will be responsible for facilitating and implementing risk management into business processes to enable 1st line to assume accountability.

  • Lead, prepare and complete various operational risk controls self assessment processes
  • Assist in driving a risk culture which promotes day to day Risk awareness
  • Provide the business with pragmatic, outcome-focused operational risk advice
  • Manage incidents and issues until completed and closed
  • Support the Head of First Line Risk in managing operational risk on a global basis


To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Demonstrated Operational Risk/Controls/Internal Audit experience
  • Understanding of corporate and institutional banking products and customers
  • Curiosity and motivation to improve the process
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability translate complex concepts into plain English


  • Flexible and agile work arrangements
  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Work funded community volunteer days
  • Regular staff events and opportunities to build your network
  • Platform for career development and genuine autonomy
  • Financial benefits (special banking, wealth management products, insurance offers)

To express your interest in this opportunity please apply now. For any questions please contact Renee Patu: rpatu@morganmckinley.com.au.

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Consultant | Risk & Compliance
Sydney +61 (0)2 8986 3120 | rpatu@morganmckinley.com