Manager of Operational Risk

  • Major Australian Law Firm
  • Sydney location
  • Leadership position

Client Details

 Our client is a major Australian Law firm with a strong reputation nationally.  A need has arisen for an experienced Manager of Operational Risk to lead a team, based in Sydney.
As a newly created position, you will be involved in implementing and establishing the firm’s risk and compliance framework/strategy and in time growing and developing a dedicated team underneath you.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Acting as a key contact to shared services leaders on risk issues and provide risk related advice as required
  • Utilising the firm’s risk management platform whilst identifying, analysing and assessing risks and mitigation strategies
  • Maintaining the firm’s risk register and ensure risks are reviewed periodically
  • Liaising with the Head of Risk, the Chief Operating Officer and the Heads of Shared Services Groups and implementing a compliance programme
  • Developing education programs; running workshops and attending external risk seminars where required.


The ideal candidate will possess:
  • A relevant risk management qualification or at least 5 years’ equivalent experience
  • Experience in risk and compliance management ideally gained within professional services
  • Familiarity with relevant legislation, industry practices and standards
  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind
  • Systematic approach with the confidence and ability to build rapport and advise with internal stakeholders.

Job Offer

This is a great opportunity if you are looking for a new challenge to work across a diverse workload and working with key stakeholders.

To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Suzie Large on 0434 294 665.