Associate Director, Europe & America Desk Risk

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An exciting opportunity has just come for you to join ANZ as an Associate Director, Europe & America Desk Risk.
  • London based
  • Compliance, Governance, and Operational Risk management
  • Contribute to the Bank’s Regional Goal
About the role
As the Associate Director for Europe & America Desk Risk, you will oversee the application of group wide compliance & operational risk policies, frameworks, regulation, and industry standards. In this role, you will provide strategic operational risk & compliance advice to the Europe & America Trading businesses and ensure that their risk profiles are accurate, appropriate, and evidence-based. This role will also support the Head of Markets of Europe & America in delivering effective change to a new operation model where ownership & management of business risks align with industry and regulation expectations around senior management regime, front office supervision and conduct risk. This role will also exercise leadership over a highly skilled and engaged Desk Risk Management team and acts as the trusted advisor on matters of product, suitability, local regulatory practice, and operational risk & compliance. As a valued member of the team, you will also contribute to fostering a strong collaborative culture and positive team dynamics consistent with the Bank's Values.

About you
To be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following –
  • Proven experience in Financial Markets and relevant environments
  • Strong experience and knowledge of governance, compliance, regulation, and operational risk management
  • Demonstrated understanding of Markets products, sales and trading
  • Demonstrated leadership competencies and the ability to manage and deliver change
  • Ability to support change and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Team orientation and the ability to manage. Coach and mentor team members
About ANZ
ANZ is a leading regional bank with representation in 34 markets, focusing on core markets in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. As we continue our journey to build our global business and support our customers, we’re committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We’ve made it our business to be an organisation where people strive, and are rewarded, for excellence.

We’re exploring new and better ways to progress the business with energy and enthusiasm. Backed by a proud and established heritage, we’re on a journey creating a regional bank. Connected by integrity and clarity of strategy, there is a real sense of excitement about the future.

At ANZ we aim to create a work environment where employee differences such as gender, age, culture, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and religion are valued.

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This role is based in London, United Kingdom. The salary package on offer is competitive.

Application opening date: November 9, 2017
Application closing date: December 10, 2017


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