Risk Manager - Hawthorn East

Coles Group

Location: Hawthorn East

Job Type: Full time


We’ve been trusted to serve Aussie communities since 1914 and grown to become a top 30-listed on the ASX with 120,000 team members and a portfolio of iconic brands. At Coles Group, you’ll not only get to make a difference to millions of Aussie lives—you’ll also get to see your impact.

About the team

Reporting to the Group Risk Manager you will be focused on embedding the Coles Risk Management Framework which supports our vision to become the most trusted retailer in Australia and grow long term shareholder value.

About the role

  • Partnering with the business to implement and embed risk management processes into their day-to-day activities.
  • Working with IT stakeholders (including the IT Risk Management team) to develop and embed an end-to-end technology risk processes, covering systems performance, cyber security, and data governance.
  • Providing specialised advice to stakeholders across the business to unlock the potential of new business initiatives, including assessment of projects, suppliers and input into capital approval requests.
  • Operationalise risk appetite framework, including identification of risk appetite, measures and targets to enable the business to be effective in managing its risk, and identification of reporting and escalation protocols.
  • Contributing to the delivery of risk reporting to Coles Group Executive, Audit & Risk Committee, and Board; and participation in various business governance /steering committees.
  • Planning for, and leading risk related activities
  • Facilitating risk workshops with various stakeholders, and developing risk profiles and mitigation strategies

About you and your skills

  • Strong experience working in complex environments, creating and implementing risk roadmaps with ASX listed companies, preferred across technology landscapes.
  • Excellent executive level stakeholder management skills, providing reports with Board and executive level.
  • A sound knowledge of risk and governance principles and frameworks and experience in regulations to be able to provide astute specialist advice
  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications and specific Industry certifications will be highly regarded.
  • Proven capabilities in analysing, interpreting, presenting and reporting complex information.


Take your next step into something bigger, apply now

With us it’s not about the discounts (although you do get those), it’s about joining a team where your wellbeing and professional development is invested in and celebrating your contributions is the norm. And because everyone leads unique lives, we offer flexible work including work from home, additional leave and parental leave entitlements.

We’re continuing to build a gender equitable team, and a culture that’s just as diverse, inclusive and welcoming as the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people of all ages, cultures (including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples), abilities, sexual orientation and gender identities.

We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support candidates with disability. Find out more in the ‘Our Recruitment Process’ section of our careers site.

Safer together

We’re committed to providing a safe environment for our team members and our customers. As part of that commitment, you will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before joining the team at Coles, unless you’re medically exempt. You’ll also need to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application (and possibly provide further evidence of your vaccination status). Thanks for applying, and for your understanding.

Job ID: 65572

Employment Type: Full time

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