Compliance Manager


APRA is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic senior compliance professional to join the Risk and Compliance team in the Enterprise Services Division. The successful applicant will develop a strong understanding of APRA’s vision with the ability to play a key role in helping APRA achieve its strategic priorities.

About the role:

  • Reporting to the Head of Risk and Compliance, this role has key accountability for the compliance function at APRA
  • Maintaining strong stakeholder relationships with all areas within APRA to advise on compliance processes and issues
  • Maintain, identify and drive the implementation of improvement opportunities for APRA’s compliance frameworks
  • Collaborating with Legal to ensure that the organisation is aware of and accountable for relevant Compliance obligations
  • Maintaining a current knowledge base regarding developments within the financial sector, both domestically and internationally
  • Building and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders in order to provide advice that focuses upon current and critical compliance issues
  • Ensuring that the compliance frameworks integrate efficiently with other planning activities including business and strategic planning, budgetary process and enterprise wide project management.

About you:

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in managing and implementing contemporary compliance frameworks and practices focused on improving organisational effectiveness. The candidate will have substantial experience, preferably within an APRA regulated institution, with compliance obligations, regulatory change, controls and processes experience. You will be a strategic and logical thinker who is highly organised, has strong time management and prioritisation skills, and can manage and develop junior team members. You will have experience executing project work within strict and sometimes tight deadlines.

Highly developed interpersonal, negotiation, influencing and stakeholder management skills will be essential for this position with an emphasis on having an ability to communicate and present effectively. You will have previous experience influencing senior business stakeholders. The capability to exercise sound judgement and problem solve while being able to work collaboratively with stakeholders of different levels of seniority in a professional team environment will be necessary to be successful in this role.


APRA is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic senior compliance professional to join the Risk and Compliance team in the Enterprise Services Division. The successful applicant will develop a strong understanding of APRA’s vision with the ability to play a key role in helping APRA achieve its strategic priorities.

About the role:

  • Reporting to the Head of Risk and Compliance, this role has key accountability for the compliance function at APRA
  • Maintaining strong stakeholder relationships with all areas within APRA to advise on compliance processes and issues
  • Maintain, identify and drive the implementation of improvement opportunities for APRA’s compliance frameworks
  • Collaborating with Legal to ensure that the organisation is aware of and accountable for relevant Compliance obligations
  • Maintaining a current knowledge base regarding developments within the financial sector, both domestically and internationally
  • Building and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders in order to provide advice that focuses upon current and critical compliance issues
  • Ensuring that the compliance frameworks integrate efficiently with other planning activities including business and strategic planning, budgetary process and enterprise wide project management.

About you:

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in managing and implementing contemporary compliance frameworks and practices focused on improving organisational effectiveness. The candidate will have substantial experience, preferably within an APRA regulated institution, with compliance obligations, regulatory change, controls and processes experience. You will be a strategic and logical thinker who is highly organised, has strong time management and prioritisation skills, and can manage and develop junior team members. You will have experience executing project work within strict and sometimes tight deadlines.

Highly developed interpersonal, negotiation, influencing and stakeholder management skills will be essential for this position with an emphasis on having an ability to communicate and present effectively. You will have previous experience influencing senior business stakeholders. The capability to exercise sound judgement and problem solve while being able to work collaboratively with stakeholders of different levels of seniority in a professional team environment will be necessary to be successful in this role.

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