Business Resilience Risk and Compliance Manager

Date: 13 May 2024

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

Company: AusUnityPRD1

Your New Role Looks Like This:


The Business Resilience Risk and Compliance Manager will primarily support the Group’s business resilience program through the provision of high quality, proactive and commercial risk and compliance services that support delivery of the Group’s strategy and compliance with regulatory requirements.


The role is responsible for providing oversight, independent monitoring, independent controls assurance testing and advice on Business Resilience and overseeing the Group’s business resilience program across Australian Unity’s diverse range of businesses in conjunction with the Head of Group Operational Resilience and Information Risk.


Key Responsibilities Include:


  • Manage the Group Business Resilience program , including Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Crisis Management processes by overseeing the implementation of the program and providing subject matter expertise and guidance across the Group . This will include leading the BCM related activities towards the Group’s compliance initiatives for APRA CPS 230.
  • Support the Crisis Director and the Group Leadership team by facilitating and coordinating the Group Crisis Management process in line with the Crisis Management Plan and ensure that the Crisis Management Plan is regularly reviewed and kept up to date.
  • Support the development and ongoing improvement of Business Resilience management including policies, guidance, and training to ensure they meet regulator expectations and continue to be fit for purpose given Australian Unity’s strategy and the external environment.
  • Manage the periodic review of artefacts to ensure the business continuity plans & procedures are regularly updated in line with executed organizational, application of infrastructure changes and refreshed accordingly within the BCM tool (such as Archer).
  • Facilitate and coordinate the planning, conduct and debrief on Group wide BCP tests & exercises to test the adequacy of the existing plans & strategies.
  • Prepare reports for executive and board level committees on lessons learned from BCM and Crisis Management testing.



About You:


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications with a minimum of 7 years of experience in business continuity management from a professional services perspective or from a regulated industry (preferably APRA regulated). 1st or 2nd line risk management experience will be an added advantage.
  • Relevant professional certifications or qualifications in business continuity management or risk management are desirable.
  • A strong working knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework relevant to Australian Unity’s business portfolio including information security, outsourcing and cloud security requirements.
  • A strong working knowledge of common BCM Frameworks.
  • Exposure in data privacy and governance including ethical usage considerations is desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others, drive cultural change and gain support for relevant initiatives.
  • Experience leading teams through change and working agilely in complex environments.



What's on Offer


You will enjoy a range of great employee benefits and rewards including:


  • Competitive salary + bonus program
  • Enjoy additional yearly Well-Being and Community leave days
  • 14-week paid parental leave, with equal benefit for both parents PLUS our Bump to Baby
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Assistance Program – support and assistance for you and your partner at those times in life when you need it most
  • Maxxia Rewards - a great range of discounts and benefits at selected retail outlets, department stores, attractions, travel, cinemas, restaurants.
  • Discounts across the Australian Unity business including Private Health Insurance, General Insurance + more!
  • Available access to LinkedIn Learning courses through our great Learning platform

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What Makes Us, Us


We want to be the most trusted wellbeing company in Australia, and this means our focus on wellbeing starts with our people. We support our employees Real Wellbeing so that they can better support our members’ and customers’ wellbeing journey. 

At Australian Unity We’re for real wellbeing. For us, real wellbeing means so much more than physical health. It’s about your standard of living, your personal relationships and being connected to your community. It’s about what you want to achieve in life, while having the security to get out and do what makes you happy.


We’re bold, warm and honest. We make a real difference to people’s wellbeing.


Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people.