Governance & Portfolio Manager – Fixed Term 12 Months


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


About us

Sportsbet's purpose is to bring excitement to life for its customers and we do this by over-delivering on excitement through serious fun, disrupting the status quo and living our values. We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer with over 7,000 cool, clever and curious people around the world. As part of the Flutter Group, we’re a global player, but in Melbourne, Sydney and Darwin we’re tight knit, with 1,000 of us bringing excitement to life every day.

Our commitment to responsible gambling is genuine and demonstrated through the wide range of responsible gambling initiatives and tools – take a look:

About the role

Sportsbet’s Compliance & Process Optimisation Function is a centralised capability that accelerates the confidence of the Customer Leadership Team in the performance and scalability of our processes and systems (controls) that are relied on to meet our regulatory obligations and continuously drives (implements) efficiencies and scale in our Department as our environment evolves and changes. Our regulatory environment is diverse, canvassing AML, Safer Gambling, Privacy, Marketing, Advertising and CRM with a raft of changes on the horizon that we need to be ready for!

This uniquely positioned “line 1” function not only works through the Department to diagnose and assess the performance of the suite of controls to meet its regulatory obligations but drives and implements fixes to issues and gaps identified.

The Governance & Portfolio Manager is a key role within this function and will support the GM Compliance & Process Optimisation y in executing the function’s plan to deliver the intended strategic outcomes.

The role will be accountable for:

  • Program managing the portfolio of compliance assurance, regulatory change and control implementation (incl. audit items) across the Department in collaboration with the accountable Compliance & Process Optimisation Specialists
  • Maintaining a centralised catalogue of Regulatory Obligations, Controls and Outcomes of Assurance Testing so as to retain a single source of truth to be leverage for assurance, regulatory change impact assessment and incident management
  • Preparing regular status reports at a Portfolio Level regarding ongoing progress, performance and outcomes of assurance testing, regulatory change and control implementation
  • Acting a central point of contact for regulatory change with the Legal and External Affairs Functions and triage those changes through to the relevant Specialists for impact assessment, solution design and implementation
  • Acting as the Function’s GRC System Administrator, when Sportsbet’s GRC System is progressively implemented

About You

We’re looking for someone with a demonstrated ability develop and execute assurance programs of work to identify, assess and test controls and identify improvements for compliance and scalability. You will have strong communication skills, both verbally and written and be able to plans, organise and prioritizes tasks to manage workload and complete all requirements.

In addition, you will have:

  • Proven experience in driving and delivering performance optimization and improvement across processes, systems and vendors (i.e. Program Management and/or Governance)
  • Proven experience in making customer centric and risk-based decisions from performance indicators and data
  • A demonstrable track record working in high profiled, regulated industries
  • Proven experience building scaled, sustainable, technology enabled strategies through period of intense growth and driving these to delivery
  • Change management experience including designing; building and growing teams and shaping culture

The Perks

We work hard and play hard, so along with a very competitive salary and generous performance-based bonus, we will also provide you with:

  • 25 days annual leave (a whole extra week of holidays!)
  • Genuine flexible working and remote working policy
  • Discounted gym memberships, free breakfast and loads of event and conference tickets and many more
  • Access to an employee assist program
  • Free merch!
  • Tailored career development programs, as well as a commitment to developing Thought Leader and Specialist Talent programs

We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer who welcomes you for who you are, as you are- that’s why we assess behaviours, learning agility and expertise to ensure all types of experiences are considered for our roles. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we review candidates as applications are being received.

Ready to bring excitement to life? Apply now

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