Bank of New Zealand

Head of Risk Transformation

Bank of New Zealand

Banking and Financial Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 21-06-2019


New Zealand

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Lead the transformation of risk and embed innovative new techniques and risk visualisation to manage and optimise risk across BNZ today, while focusing on the needs of tomorrow. This is a newly created senior opportunity, based in Auckland.

Creating Great Together

For us, it's about more than just banking. We work together in an agile, energising environment to create innovative solutions that won't just help our customers be good with money, but also do great things with it.

Our Risk Transformation team are on a mission to work with our Executive team and Senior Leaders to transform risk management across the enterprise. They are an ambitious team who are focused on providing a vision of what good risk management looks like today and in the future.

About the role

You will work with the Head of Controls, Head of Risk and Process Analytics and Process Centre of Excellence functions to change how we think about risk. Through influencing key enterprise leaders across the business to work cross functionally and deliver mature risk management initiatives, you will innovate and bring new thinking to help solve complex problems.

You will innovate new ways of assisting management to identify, visualise and manage their risks and deliver assurance activity. We are committed to developing a leading-edge approach to support our staff to keep our customers and bank safe. At your disposal will be cross functional resources including automation tools, risk and control subject matter experts and analytics capability. The only limitation is your imagination!

About you

You will be a subject matter expert within the Risk Transformation space with proven examples of initiatives you have introduced to change how organisations think about risk. With a unique and tech-savvy mindset, you will have the expertise to introduce new technology to automate control and embed new platforms which will keep BNZ at the forefront of risk.

As a highly skilled communicator, you will be able to clearly articulate strategic direction and effectively communicate with a wide cross-section of key stakeholders, influencers across the enterprise.

Working flexibly at BNZ

Respecting differences and supporting different ways of working is just part of what makes BNZ a great place to work. We have a variety of flexible working arrangements for all BNZers to allow us to be our best inside and outside of work, while still delivering for our customers. Talk to us about how we can make this role work for you.

Next steps

Want to be part of enabling a high achieving New Zealand? Apply now!

If you would like to know more about life at BNZ and how you can help re imagine banking for our customers, please visit or click the 'apply now' button to submit your confidential application.

Applications close Friday, 21 June 2019.

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