Job Details

$160 - $180K inclusive of super + bonus
Job Type
Mark Montgomery
about 2 months ago
This role would suit someone who comes from a governance, co-sec legal type background who wants to gain exposure to working on the BEAR within an international bank. A key thing to mention here is having existing experience within BEAR is desirable but is not essential at all. It would be a great opportunity for a governance professional to gain that experience on their CV for an international bank with a big presence in Australia.

Responsibilities and
  • Executing the BEAR Framework and Strategy and actively driving and implementing any successor regime
  • Designing and rolling out activities to monitor adherence with the BEAR Framework
  • Developing and enhancing the suite of tools and templates required to further implement and embed the BEAR Framework
  • Identifying challenges, gaps or issues and proactively raise these with senior stakeholders, working through solutions and monitoring and reporting on solutions
  • Providing advice and guidance to Accountable Persons and personnel in key business areas
  • Developing the BEAR Office as a centre of excellence.
  • Developing and providing training on BEAR to senior stakeholders
  • Developing and providing BEAR reporting.
  • Supporting Accountable Persons to develop and manage executive reporting and KPIs to evidence their accountability.
  • Managing registration of new Accountable Persons, Development of new Accountability Statements and facilitating changes to Accountability Statements and Maps.
  • Proactively monitoring the BEAR regulatory landscape and analysing impacts of new and amended legislation, regulation and APRA guidance on BEAR and providing reporting to executives and Board as relevant.
  • Engaging regularly with the senior stakeholders including risk champions
  • Managing projects and other key initiatives as required
  • Identifying opportunities to improve and enhance Governance related reporting
  • Working with the business to identify any gaps within the current governance framework and processes
  • Supporting the business in the implementation of new governance initiatives
  • Assisting in Board and Governance Reviews as required
  • Developing, reviewing, maintaining and updating governance related documentation, templates, Standards and processes as required
  • Providing corporate governance advice on a range of issues
  • Providing support on governance matters
Skills & Experience
  • 7+ years working with a legal/governance roles ideally within banking
  • Good understanding of the current legal, regulatory and complinace environment within banking and financial services in Australia
  • Excellent stakeholder management, coaching and influencing skills - you will be interacting with senior executives across the bank and gaining their trust
  • Excellent board level reporting writing skills
For further information on this role or to confidentially apply, please contact Mark Montgomery on 02 8227 9200 or apply directly via the Apply for this job button. Only WORD FORMAT resumes will be accepted.