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The Salvation Army

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Manager Business Continuity and Insurance



Blackburn, VIC, Australia 



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Manager Business Continuity and Insurance


Reporting to the General Manager Risk and Compliance you will be an integral member of the Risk and Compliance team that implements the Business Continuity Framework and manages the insurance portfolios.

As Manager Business Continuity and Insurance, the focus of the role is to:

  • Oversee national Business Continuity policy and plans, including regular review and testing across The Salvation Army’s operational sites;
  • Advocate, analyse and implement continuous improvement of Business Continuity capability;
  • Lead the uplift of Business Continuity tools, practices, and policies;
  • Manage the insurance portfolio and renewals processes in alignment with the organisational risk profile;
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders and functional departments to foster a team-based approach and risk-aware culture;
  • Prepare strategic level reports and submissions to executive management and Board Audit and Risk Committee; and
  • Develop and delivery of business continuity management training programs.

To be successful in this role, you will have a degree in Law, Commerce, Finance or equivalent, ideally with a minimum of 6 years’ business continuity and operational risk management experience, and a working knowledge of applicable Australian standards. While not essential, relevant experience in the Health Services, Social Services, Government or Not for Profit sectors would be favourable.

Key capabilities include;

  • High level communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to work consultatively and collaboratively with staff at all levels including members of the Board, executive team, senior leaders and employees;
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills including a demonstrated ability to prepare reports using clear, concise language and data; organise information into a logical sequence and include content appropriate for the purpose and audience;
  • Highly developed work organisation and project management skills with the capacity to manage competing priorities and respond to emerging needs;
  • Demonstrated experience in Business Continuity and operational risk practices;
  • Demonstrated experience, understanding and working knowledge of the insurance industry; and
  • Excellent time management and high attention to detail.

The successful candidate will ideally hold;

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Commerce, Finance, Compliance, Law or an associated discipline
  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in Risk Management, or equivalent.

In return we offer our employees real and meaningful benefits such as generous salary packaging opportunities, flexible working arrangements and career diversity and opportunity for professional development.

If you would like to work for one of Australia’s leading not-for-profit organisations and have the satisfaction of knowing that your career contributes positively to the lives of thousands of Australians each year, please apply via the link with cover letter and CV.  

Applications close on: 14/08/2020

Job ID: R4177 

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