Risk and Compliance Manager
Countdown NZ Supermarkets
New Zealand
6d ago
source : Woolworths Group Limited

About us :

At Countdown we have an ambition to be New Zealand’s favourite food store. This will be delivered by being utterly focussed on making Kiwis’ lives a little better every day! Whether we’re learning new things, seizing the initiative, or winning together, our customers are at the heart of everything we do.

The role :

This newly created role is a unique opportunity to work in a diverse, faced-paced matrix style organisation. As our new Risk and Compliance Manager you will be responsible for three keys aspects : Organisational Resilience, Risk Management and Legal Compliance.

The role will be instrumental in ensuring Countdown’s processes are aligned with best practice across the Woolworths Group.

You will be a self-starter who is highly motivated and have a hands on approach to provide support, training and tools. You will be able to create and embed systems and processes in risk management, business continuity and crisis management.

Excellent communication skills are a must and you will be accomplished at engaging and building strong relationships with key stakeholders, including senior management.

Some of your new responsibilities will be :

  • Understanding our key risks; keeping risk and compliance documentation and planning tools relevant and up to date
  • Managing the register of the company’s key risks
  • Managing the company’s operational compliance plan, to ensure each business unit is operating in compliance with NZ laws
  • Providing training to senior management and team members on best practice crisis management processes and techniques
  • Driving improvements in organisational resilience systems and processes in our Stores, Distribution Centres and Support Office
  • Supporting / advising the business in designing and implementing risk mitigation strategies
  • Developing processes to maintain risk registers and the operational compliance plan
  • Working closely with the Woolworths Group risk and compliance team in Australia to ensure our risk and compliance tools and processes are aligned
  • Managing and building relationships with external stakeholders, such as Government crisis management agencies, to facilitate the exchange of risk information
  • You will have the following skills and attributes :

  • Business continuity and crisis management training (preferably BCI and CIMS 4 as a minimum)
  • Experience within the organisational resilience industry, including response planning and project implementation experience;
  • A strong understanding of how controls are to be designed to achieve risk and compliance obligations and testing them for effectiveness
  • Experience of risk management and ability to identify, assess, quantify, report and monitor risk and compliance actions
  • Ability to work across multiple risk environments and systems
  • Good communication and influencing skills, with experience making an impact at both senior management and operational level
  • Enthusiastic, engaging and willing to roll up your sleeves
  • What’s in it for you?

    We can offer you an attractive salary + benefits! We also pride ourselves on training and development, so you will always have the opportunity to grow within the business.

    At Countdown we believe that we are here to make Kiwi’s lives a little better every day. If you want to be a part of our journey apply now.

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