Manager, Group Risk Management

Location:Macquarie Park
Job Type:Full Time

Newly Created Role – Line 2

Join Australia’s number one strongest consumer brand!

Are you an experienced Risk Manager? A new opportunity exists within our Group Risk Management team. Here, you will provide support to the Risk Management Committee (RMC) which in turn supports the Board / Risk Committee (RC) in the oversight of the Group’s risks and mitigations, as well as the adequacy and effectiveness of the Group’s risk management and internal control systems.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • work with the business to establish risk strategies, and identify, assess and monitor risks
  • proactively drive risk management practices covering strategic, financial, operational and compliance risks
  • actively engage the business and act as an advisor to promote our risk awareness culture through risk awareness programs (communications, workshops, dialogues) and sharing of past learnings
  • facilitate the preparation/update of risk registers (and relevant risk reports containing risk indicators) which identify and assess the key risks facing the business
  • review internal controls in selected risk areas and develop appropriate risk mitigation plans
  • work collaboratively with other team members within Group Risk Management and from the business units responsible for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC&DR) to ensure comprehensive and effective BC&DR plans and practices, and crisis exercises and reviews
  • participate in relevant risk management subcommittees or discussions

The perks

Optus is a place where we let you do you. We offer all kinds of benefits, such as:

  • work collaboratively in an open, agile environment with flexible working hours and location
  • discounts with over 400 companies Australia wide (Technology, Retail, Home, Fashion and more!)
  • mobile & Internet discounts, Novated Car Leasing, and other Financial benefits
  • onsite facilities at Macquarie Park such as a Gym, GP, Mini-Mart, Cafes
  • training, Mentoring and further learning opportunities
  • social events, social clubs and sports teams!
  • regular visits by our various partners, such as mobile dentists, food trucks, charities, independent retailers and fruit vendors!
  • staff buses at Epping, Wynyard, Parramatta and St Leonards

To succeed in this role, you will need to demonstrate at least 5-8 years of risk management, consulting or auditing experience, with experience working within a large complex business environment. Tertiary qualifications in Finance, Accounting, Business or related, with further qualifications in risk management an advantage.

To express interest please apply online today!

Optus believes in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.


Heads Up!
Due to the fast paced nature of our business, vacancy close dates may change, so make sure you apply today!