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Senior Manager Technology Risk

Job Level:  Professional

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000

Due Date:  ASAP
Area of Expertise:  Risk Management
Unit:  Allianz Australia
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  8521

At Allianz, we care for all the things that make you, you. For feeling like you belong. For a place where learning never stops. For growing new skills and opening up exciting possibilities. For your curiosity to thrive and help transform an industry. And when life twists, there’s flexibility for balance and the support you need. We know that flexible work comes in different forms, that’s why we’re embracing hybrid teams - enabling employees to maintain a balance of working both in the office and remote, supporting the needs of both the business and individual. So, come and share your ideas, give back and feel proud to be part of a company doing work that matters across climate change and mental health. Let’s care for everyone’s tomorrow so we can create a better future together.



The primary purpose of this role is to assist with the development and promotion of a strong risk culture for technology risk across the organisation and help challenge activities and decisions that may materially affect the organisation's technology risk profile.


You'll be responsible for:

  • Support the organisation by identifying key and emerging risks related to technology,
  • cyber and business continuity risks which may have an impact on AAL
  • Provide operationally independent and objective Line 2 review and challenge activities in relation to technology risks facing AAL.
  • Act as the Line 2 business partner for the IT, Cyber and Resilience (Business Continuity) portfolios by providing advice to Line 1 teams in managing their risk obligations
  • Support Line 1 teams in the management of business-as-usual risk management, including incident and issue root cause analysis, adequacy of action plans and review of closure evidence etc.
  • Contribute to the AAL Risk Management Framework (RMF) and ensuring adherence to the Risk Appetite Statement (RAS) by reviewing and challenging the quarterly and annual risk declarations.
  • Act as a subject matter expert and support the execution of annual risk and control assessments.



Important to your success:

  • Able to identify, analyse and assess technology risks inherent to the business and work with Line 1 to ensure appropriate controls or actions are in place to manage the risks for future sustainability.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline with relevant industry accreditations are highly regarded (CRISC, CISA or CISM etc)
  • Proven analytical and critical thinking capability to interpret a range of data, identify patterns, trends and links that inform judgements and solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner and collaborate effectively with senior stakeholders to establish strong professional relationships and influence outcomes. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of communicating with audiences at all levels with clarity, impact and influence.



What's on offer?

  • Access on-demand lifelong learning and take control of your career development.
  • Learn through being supported and encouraged to take on new challenges that will help you to develop new skills
  • Be part of a team that’s open-minded, supportive, approachable and genuinely focused on customer outcomes
  • We understand about work-life balance, we are always willing to discuss flexible & remote working options with our employees. Allianz is an accredited FlexReady employer.
  • Access a range of benefits, such as discounts at retailers, travel firms, health insurers, gyms and financial institutions, alongside a significant discount on Allianz insurance products.



About us
Allianz is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. We do this through delivering a great customer experience that is the result of appreciating each other every single day, showing heart by really listening and seeing things from the perspective of others by always asking, "how can I help?". Allianz is committed to enabling a culture where inclusion is embedded, everyone belongs and new ideas are embraced. We welcome and value talent from all backgrounds, experiences and ways of working Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.  As a requirement of your role, it may be necessary from time to time for you to attend the workplace. In accordance with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all entrants to Allianz operated workplaces in Australia (includes attending a customer or vendor site to conduct work on behalf of Allianz), must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (includes booster shot, where mandated by local health authority), unless the employee can present a valid medical exemption certificate. 

Let’s care for tomorrow. For a career with plenty of room to grow. Care to join us? www.allianz.com.au/careers