Operational risk and compliance managers needed at Westpac

- multiple full time roles available based in Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch

About the role:

The Operational Risk area within Consumer, Bank and Wealth is a growing and exciting area within banking. This role is right at the forefront of Westpac’s consumer activity, and enables you to get great exposure through consumer banking, marketing, the operational wealth business.

You will be responsible for assisting management to deliver better business outcomes through the provision of pro-active risk insight, advice and solutions. You will be providing continuous and aligned assurance and control design assistance by working with management to ensure that risks are proactively identified and managed.

You’ll proactively influence business ownership of operational risk, advocating heightened operational risk and compliance awareness and maturity by enabling an open, transparent culture, integrating risk and compliance matters into standard business practices and management routines. Embedding Operational Risk & Compliance frameworks assist in conducting risk, obligation and control assessments, co-ordinating governance and reporting requirements. Evaluate and record incidents and support risk owner’s remedial actions, including audit issues.

We are looking for a proactive, seasoned risk practitioners with a few battle scars. A crisp thinker, clear communicator who can juggle multiple balls and spin many plates at the same time.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification (preferred)

  • Comprehensive understanding of Basel Operational Risk standards (preferred)

  • Understanding New Zealand and Australian Operational Risk and Compliance Risk Regulators and their requirements (eg APRA standards and RBNZ CoRs) (preferred)

  • 5+ year experience within the Financial Services Industry (essential)

  • Fantastic stakeholder engagement skills (essential)

Why Westpac?

Westpac aims to be the leading financial services company in New Zealand and we are looking for people who have the drive and commitment to come on the journey with us.

We’re passionate about people and take pride in delivering great experiences that our customers love. We are committed to building teams that reflect the diversity in our communities. From day one, we’ll invest in your growth and empower you to take ownership of your development. You can also enrol in our industry-leading superannuation programme and fantastic staff banking package.

Let’s go!

Apply today with your CV and cover letter. If you have any questions please email amanda.sextus@westpac.co.nz