Head of Risk - Product & CEO Office
Auckland, NZ
3d ago

The purpose of this role is to lead the Line 1 risk functions within the Product & Vitality and CEO Office divisions.

At AIA, our promise is to help people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives by encouraging them to make positive lifestyle changes one step at a time.

Our firm belief is that by following our Operating Philosophy of doing the right thing, in the right way with the right people, the results will come.

AIA Insurance for Life, Health and Wellbeing.

The opportunity :

This is a delivery-oriented role with a strong focus on effective change management and good customer outcomes.

The role is accountable for the development, execution, and management of a pragmatic risk framework and culture across the following diverse areas of practice :


Data engineering and analytics

Project Delivery

This Enterprise Leadership role will require trusted-adviser relationships across all levels of the business.

The position reports to the Chief Product & Vitality Officer and has 1 / 2 direct reports

About the role :

Some of the Responsibilities include :

Build and lead a strong cohesive team that is recognised and respected for its pragmatic business solutions.

Accountable for the implementation of fit-for-purpose risk and control frameworks, policies and standards across the portfolio.

Lead the portfolio to identify and assess all material risks (operational, insurance & strategic risks where relevant) and the prioritisation of remediation plans.

Lead the Risk in Change process, Product Operational Risk Assessments, and Product Insurance and Financial Risk Assessment (as applicable) for each change initiative.

Influence across the portfolio and lead the management of risk incidents and issues.

Provide timely and accurate risk reporting

Coordinate all internal audit reviews involving the portfolio

About you :

A tertiary qualification, or demonstrable equivalent industry experience in risk management or actuarial

Understanding of the theory and practice of life insurance and the broader financial services industry

Significant risk management experience at a senior level

Understanding of NZ’s Financial Advice regulatory requirements

Senior level risk management skills and up to date knowledge of industry risk issues.

Practical knowledge and technical understanding of actuarial, financial & modelling functions including related methodologies, models and reporting

Experience managing delivery risk.

Proven ability to motivate and create an engaged high performing team.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Why choose AIA :

At AIA, we’ve made a promise to help people live healthier, longer, better lives. And it starts with our own people.

We invest in training and development to build on your current skills

Career development through internal mobility opportunities

Work for a business helping make positive health and wellbeing changes to the lives of New Zealanders

Access additional leave days to recharge and refresh yourself

Enjoy wonderful Health and Wellbeing initiatives that support you

Work with supportive and inclusive managers

Flexible working arrangements

What’s next?

If you’re passionate about making a difference then click the Apply Now’ Button!

Our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

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Interested Candidates : Apply using the Apply ’ button. No emailed applications accepted. For general enquiries only, contact :

Cornelia-C.DeConing aia.com

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