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Risk and Assurance Manager

Lawson Williams Consulting Group
Bay of Plenty Bay Of Plenty North Island, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 31, 2023

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Job Role
Risk Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Be part of a team that thrives on creating value through effective Risk Management
The opportunity

This is an organisation that doesn't view Risk Management as just a task; Its vision is that it becomes a driving force behind its community's success. A catalyst for achieving goals, whether they're part of the strategic vision, project endeavors, or day-to-day operations.

This position is a key contributor to an ongoing journey where risk management becomes second nature within the organisational culture, seamlessly integrating into every role and responsibility, making it a pivotal aspect of a broad range of operations.

Through this they want a business that is risk-aware, not risk-averse, empowering individuals and teams to make informed decisions guided by a robust risk management process.

If you're ready to be part of a team that thrives on creating value through effective Risk Management, Your passion and expertise in Risk Management can make a real impact here.

The role

As a Risk Manager, the breadth and potential impact of this organisation provide a rare opportunity.

The diversity of day-to-day operations in itself provides excellent challenge. In addition, the strategic and future responsibility the organisation holds will involve you in understanding and managing the threats and opportunities that impact the way we live and our future quality of life.

The role will support the risk governance of the organisation by understanding its responsibilities and enabling sound decision-making. Equally, you will develop and manage the roadmap for the development of a culture that understands and uses effective risk management processes.

Fundamentally, the role requires a working knowledge and understanding of internal audit procedures, and experience in internal audit planning, completion, and reporting. Combined with this the ability to work across the whole organisation enabling a culture of risk awareness where threats and opportunities are managed appropriately.

You will have key responsibilities for the development, execution, and monitoring of an annual internal audit program, and the organisation's risk framework, initiatives, strategies, policies and procedures.

This will require demonstrated familiarity with risk management principles and capability in compiling detailed reports, work plans, agendas and reporting to the Audit and Risk committee with confidence.

There is also a requirement to add value to the business when carrying out these duties by identifying and promoting opportunities for process improvement.

Your experience
  • Proven risk management and leadership experience
  • Qualifications as a Chartered Accountant or similar
  • The ability to think strategically with a broad insight into internal audit and risk practices and principles.
What We Offer

In addition to competitive remuneration, there are other benefits such as
  • Five weeks annual leave
  • A competitive employment package - including subsidised medical insurance
  • Flexible work arrangements and a pet-friendly work environment
  • Sick leave on commencement of employment
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Access to wellbeing resources and workplace support
  • Assistance to relocate to the area
  • Free onsite parking
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

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