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Senior Managers, Operational Risk

ASB strives to consistently provide its customers with outstanding service and innovative financial solutions to accelerate financial progress for all New Zealanders. As we continue to evolve against a backdrop of rapidly changing customer needs, regulations and technologies, our Risk Team are more important than ever.

We are at the beginning of a transformational change and are at an exciting phase of building a Line 2 Risk team who are passionate about putting customers first, partnering with others in pragmatically driving action, and supporting business decisions which deliver the best outcomes for our stakeholders, people and customers.

The Opportunity

We have a number of newly created Senior Manager roles which will form part of the Line 2 Operational Risk (OR) function. These roles will be key to the redesign, implementation and ongoing review of ASB's approach to OR management, including frameworks, supporting tools and practices.

Partnering with stakeholders across the organisation to achieve sound risk management practices, you will provide insightful advice, guidance and practical support that will drive uplift in ASB's operational risk management capability and risk culture.

Reporting to the Head of Operational Risk, the Senior Manager is expected to contribute at both a divisional and bank-wide level across key forums and governance committees, including the Board and liaise with Commonwealth Bank of Australia counterparts on policy and monitoring outcomes, and look for opportunities to leverages common approaches. You will work cohesively and collaboratively with other line one and two Risk teams to advance ASB's goals and enable sustainable OR management outcomes.

Skills and experience required

As a strategic thinker and someone who understands the commercial objectives of a business, you will thrive in an opportunity to drive ongoing uplift in operational risk management across ASB. The following experience will also ensure your success in this role:

  • Experience in Operational Risk disciplines, ideally gained within large organisations;
  • Experience within medium to large financial services organisations, at a senior manager level;
  • Experience developing and delivering change;
  • Ability to engage easily with senior leaders / executives;
  • Business advisory and assurance experience;
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels of the organisation.

The right opportunity for you

Risk is at forefront of change occurring across the Financial Services landscape. In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to be part of driving this transformation, while gaining invaluable skills and experience along the way. The Line 2 Risk team is also one with an energetic, forward looking culture full of people who are grappling with business critical problems. We work collaboratively and in a pragmatic yet strategic way to solve these problems and ultimately uplift the way ASB effectively manages risk.

At ASB, we are committed to our vision and values of Integrity, Caring, Passion, Courage and United. Our strength comes from caring about our people, our customers, our community and environment. As a values driven organisation we are committed to providing diverse and inclusive environment, where we bring our different perspectives and strengths to achieve ASB goals together. We offer excellent career progression opportunities, flexible and supportive work environment; we help people grow and celebrate together.

How to apply

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