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Senior Manager- Insurance Risk - Financial Services Risk Management

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  28-Apr-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  400567

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



The opportunity 


Seismic changes to the insurance risk agenda mean we have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Senior Manager join our Financial Services Risk Management team. The role is based in Sydney and is flexible on a full or part-time basis.


Your role will be pivotal in continuing EY’s reputation as a long-term trusted advisor with our high-profile clients as you lead large-scale engagements. You will build points of view on strategic and emerging insurance risk areas that contributes to the transformation of the industry to better practice risk management.

The experience and passion you have for the insurance sector will enable, grow and nurture an energetic and dynamic team of people around you, who are equally passionate about all aspects of insurance, ranging from strategic risk management, risk decisioning, risk and control management and risk culture.


 EY – A Better Working World


At EY we are proud to be the only professional services organisation offering a separate team dedicated exclusively to the financial services market which underpins our dedicated insurance sector regulatory, risk and governance work, enabling us to build a better working world.


The insurance sector plays an important role in our society through corporate social responsibility, particularly in times of catastrophe or loss, such as a global pandemic, bushfires, inability to work or addressing insurance affordability for the Australian population.  We support insurers to honour their commitment to be there in a time of need.


Your key responsibilities


As a Senior Manager in FS Risk Management, your role involves developing and implementing solutions both within the Risk team and in collaboration with specialist risk areas. The key responsibilities of the role are set out below.


For business development, you will:

  • Hold key relationships with our insurance clients’ risk leaders, delivering high quality support and solutions
  • Create tailored offerings, successfully taking them to our clients by leveraging our local and global network
  • Draw on your knowledge and experience to create practical and innovative insights for clients, contributing to EY thought leadership


On engagements, you will:

  • Manage teams, as well as senior client stakeholders and be responsible for delivering high quality results and generating effective and impactful solutions
  • Deliver engagements in line with our values and commitment to quality, consistently driving projects to completion


Within the risk practice you will:

  • Establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external stakeholder relationships
  • Effectively supervise, coach, mentor and lead people initiatives to empower high performing teams 


Skills and attributes for success


You will have:

  • Broad experience of Risk Consulting, including executive facilitation, strategy, governance and risk management 
  • Relevant Big 4 consulting experience in winning and leading major risk management projects with recognised insurers (preferred).
  • Experience within the Insurance sector either as an insurer, intermediary or regulator
  • Strong business development skills to shape and win client proposals
  • Innovative and problem-solving mindset with the ability to understand a client problem and tailor a practical solution


Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for report writing industry studies and client presentations
  • Proven experience in leading highly motivated and successful teams
  • Success in building industry relationships and promoting a collaborative culture
  • Pride for being inspiring and authentic leader who supports their team’s career development


What we offer 

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.  
  • Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future. 
  • Diverse, flexible and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs. 


At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.  

We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via or phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 4). 


We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.  


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.  



EY | Building a better working world 
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Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  
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