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Enterprise Risk Manager



Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Champion Zai's Compliance: Enterprise Risk Manager:

Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where safeguarding the organisation is paramount? Are you passionate about building a robust compliance framework? If so, then this role is for you!

Backed by a global Bank, Standard Chartered, Zai has been a pioneer in real-time payments; having been the first non-bank to connect merchants to the NPP and an established PSP in acquiring for over a decade, Zai has been attracting large customers from mid-market to enterprise.

Now processing over $1 billion in monthly payments volume, Zai continues to grow at a record pace; due to our continued expansion, we have a new hybrid role opening in our state-of-the-art Melbourne HQ.

Zai, a leading payment platform provider, is seeking an exceptional Enterprise Risk Manager to join our growing Risk and Compliance team. In this pivotal role, you'll become a champion for Zai's compliance framework, leading its implementation, ongoing enhancement, and ensuring its effectiveness. You'll report directly to the Chief Risk Officer, playing a critical role in navigating Zai through the ever-changing regulatory landscape.

Make a lasting impact:

· Spearheaded the development and implementation of a new, tailored ERM framework that addresses the specific risks inherent to payment platforms.

· Establish and maintain a comprehensive Risk and Control Register, ensuring all identified risks are documented and effectively managed.

· Proactively identify and assess potential risks through ongoing monitoring of internal operations, industry trends, and regulatory changes.

· Develop and implement processes for collecting, validating, and monitoring Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) to measure the health of the ERM framework.

· Champion a culture of risk awareness by delivering training programs and fostering open communication around risk identification and reporting.

· Generate clear and insightful risk reports for senior management and stakeholders, leveraging tools like control attestations and heat maps.

· Support the Risk and Compliance team in reporting to the Board and Senior Leadership on Zai's risk profile and ERM framework effectiveness.

The ideal candidate should have

· 3+yrs experience within a Payments firm would be highly advantageous, or similar Financial Services firm (banking/transactions)

· Educated to degree level

· Previous experience in a Risk role with a focus on Cards/Scheme Compliance

· Strong and effective communicator, ability to engage at all levels of an organisation

· Professional, diligent and adaptable

· Able to execute and deliver to a high level of quality and within required timeframes

· Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence others through logical and well-thought-out reasoning

· Proven ability to adopt regulatory compliance governance and the Three Lines of Defence model.

· Demonstrated strong time and project management skills

· You will be willing to challenge the status quo and be able to instigate change management where required.

Zai benefits

· Competitive salary packages and benefits

· A hybrid working environment (min 2 days. dependent on business needs)

· Centrally located Melbourne CBD office (opposite Southern Cross)

· 5 Weeks of Annual leave as standard

· Once off working from home allowance

· 12 Weeks of paid parental leave

· Free Beer and Cider are available after 2 pm every day!

· A company culture with an innovative, inclusive, and collaborative mindset where you will learn something new daily alongside amazing professionals.

· A fun and flexible work environment.

We're looking for someone with a sharp mind, a keen eye for detail, and a passion for keeping things safe and secure. If you're ready to join the fight for compliance and make a real impact, apply now!

Zai is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse environment for its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without bias to education, race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.If you require any specific assistance or a reasonable adjustment due to a disability, please let your recruiter know as part of your application, and we will be happy to provide dedicated support.

To find out more about the 10-year history of Zai visit https://www.hellozai.com/ or To find out more about the 10-year history of Zai visit https://www.hellozai.com/ and apply via the careers page