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Head of Enterprise Risk & Assurance

UniSuper Melbourne, Australia
Posted 1 day ago Permanent Competitive
Head of Enterprise Risk & Assurance
Job Description

About US

Want to be part of a high-performing, award-winning team? Look no further than UniSuper. We're recognised for our performance excellence as we strive to deliver exceptional retirements for our members, and our growth means opportunity to grow with us. Come be a part of our inclusive, passionate team and make a difference with UniSuper.

The purpose of Risk & Legal is to help our business partners succeed via valued risk and compliance advice, whilst safeguarding UniSuper through effective controls assurance and oversight.

The role

This Melbourne based role is accountable for leading our Enterprise Risk and Assurance function. It is senior role which provides leadership to a team of experienced risk and assurance specialists, as well as overseeing our Risk Advisory team and development, implementation, and continual improvement to UniSuper's approach to Enterprise Risk Management incorporating operational risk, audit, risk advisory and business resilience.

The key focus of this role is to drive the risk and assurance functions which will develop and implement an Enterprise-wide approach to a cohesive and effective three lines of assurance. The role will develop and mature Enterprise business resilience including: crisis management, business continuity management, and operational risk profiling and reporting.

Furthermore, you will:

  • Invest time in the on-going career and development of your people and their performance

  • Review risk-based approaches to the development of an integrated assurance plan across all three lines of assurance

  • Ensure the enterprise-wide risk and related frameworks (Risk Management Framework, Risk Management Strategy, Risk Appetite Statement, Risk Culture, Controls Framework and Operational Risk Management Framework) keep pace with regulatory developments and are effectively implemented and embedded in the business

  • Develop, implement and embed an operational risk management framework that complies with evolving regulatory expectations on operational resilience (CPS 230, CPS 190, CPS 900)

  • Oversee the scoping, planning, execution and follow up of all internal audit scopes that form part of an annual internal audit plan. Ensure a co-ordinated approach to assurance by developing a risk-based approach across all three lines of defence

About You

A consummate leader, business partner and change agent with the gravitas to build high-trust relationships at all levels, you will quickly become a passionate advocate for UniSuper as an Employer of Choice and help challenge how we deliver on this. With demonstrated experience in driving change based on regulatory requirements you will also bring:

  • Passion for superannuation and the positive impact it has on members retirement outcomes

  • Experience in senior risk and audit roles, in the financial services sector or in a highly regulated environment

  • Relevant qualifications in risk and audit

  • Knowledge of the legislative and regulatory framework governing the superannuation, funds management, advice, or financial services industry

  • Strong strategic nous and ability to lead innovative change that delivers outcomes and value

  • Proven leadership capability in managing experienced leaders and a high performing risk and assurance team

UniSuper believes that the best way to achieve great things is when we come together and collaborate. Therefore, we ask you to be able to commit to 60% of your time in office. UniSuper is proud of our culture and benefits, which empower our people to achieve their full potential, thrive, and grow their career with us. These include:

  • Mental physical and financial well-being initiatives

  • Access to amazing lunch & learn sessions including with external experts

  • 3 days over Christmas and 3 days 'Community and Culture' leave allowing you to celebrate and contribute to things that are important to you outside of work

It should go without saying, but at UniSuper, we value and celebrate diversity and inclusion. We believe that a variety of perspectives, backgrounds, interests, abilities, and skills is crucial for delivering great retirement outcomes for our members. We invite you to apply for the roles that suit your career aspirations, even if you don't meet all the requirements.
Job ID  300000690583554
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