Superannuation Careers – Risk Specialist

Website APRA

Job Description:

We’re seeking an experienced Risk Culture Specialist to join the Risk Culture team within our Cross-Industry Insights & Data division. APRA’s Risk Culture Team supports frontline supervisors and entities to drive the transformation of risk culture across Australia’s financial services industries. As a member of the team you will work in a fast-moving environment on a wide-range of initiatives, including:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the roll-out of APRA’s Risk Culture Survey to over 180,000 employees at ~70 entities and deriving key insights from the data that can be used by supervisors and entities.
  • Risk Culture engagements of entities, undertaking behavioural discussions, focus groups, and surveys with entity employees, and triangulating a wide range of quantitative and qualitative data points to form actionable insights.
  • Making ‘point in time’ assessments of risk culture using APRA’s Risk Culture 10 Dimensions framework.
  • Supporting the embedment of longer-term cultural change at entities by using APRA’s Risk Culture Transformation Framework and Toolkit.
  • Developing APRA’s ability to identify and analyse non-financial risk metrics to provide further insights on risk culture, including our work on Unobtrusive Indicators of Risk Culture.
  • Further developing the team’s use of innovative approaches such as natural language processing which further support the analysis of risk culture.
  • Advising and training APRA’s frontline supervisors on risk culture.
  • Webinars, Insight articles and Information Papers to communicate with industry stakeholders

Job Requirements:

  • A demonstrable understanding of behavioural sciences and their application to risk culture assessment.
  • A sound understanding of how financial institutions operate, the key risks they face and how risks are managed.
  • Extensive experience in assessing risk culture, preferably within the financial services sector.
  • Ability to analyse both quantitative and qualitative data to produce risk culture insights, draw conclusions and inform decisions.
  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant field (e.g. psychology, behavioural science, criminology, anthropology), and/or a combination of experience, education and training with demonstrable risk culture subject matter expertise.

Job Details:

Company: APRA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sydney, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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