Manager – Risk Transformation – Brisbane

We build a better working world by helping clients make better decisions, faster. We bring clarity to complex decision-making, helping our clients identify their most important risks, then building consensus and insight on the treatments, systems and strategies that will lead to best-practice risk management.


As an experienced risk transformation professional and leader of small teams, you will know how to act as a ‘decision scientist’, managing and leading teams working on our client’s most important challenges relating to strategic risk management, business performance variability, business and process controls transformation, projects, security, resilience, enterprise governance, risk and control (GRC) technology enablement, risk culture, vendor and contract risk management, and IT risk management. In doing so, you will belong to an international network of specialists helping our clients navigate volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environments, transforming risk functions and implementing solutions that support strategic risk management and governance.


We will support you with career-long training and coaching to enhance and grow your skills in risk strategy, risk function design, risk management, decision-making and performance enhancement. As EY is a global leading service provider in this space, you will be working with the best of the best in a collaborative environment. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


About the opportunity

In your role as a Risk Transformation Manager you will be responsible for -


  • Managing strategic risk engagements, including enterprise risk management, mega-project risk, resilience, digital, and IT risk technology implementation
  • Leading teams, taking responsibility for outcomes, delegating and supervising team members, structuring engagements, managing engagement economics, maintaining communication and supporting senior team members on progress
  • Leading and managing the delivery of reports and schedules for clients and other parties
  • Developing and maintaining productive working relationships with clients
  • Leading business development initiatives

    About You


    Ideally you'll have five or more year’s previous experience working in professional services in a similar role, or Government or private enterprise, either as a risk manager, or in strategy, engineering, IT, project or similar capacity, having gained experience in the following:


    • Enterprise Risk Management design, implementation and operation
    • Governance, risk and compliance functional experience
    • Compliance system development and management
    • Risk assessment, mitigation and remediation
    • Project management
    • Protective security and resilience


    A Bachelor’s degree is a key selection criteria, and past experience in professional services a likely pre-requisite for this role. A Commonwealth security clearance, Prince 2 project management, Risk and similar qualifications and certifications is highly desirable.

    What we look for

    We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes.  If you’re serious about Risk Transformation and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.  


    What working at EY offers

    We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and the value you bring. Our Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working, career development, and an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings. We are happy to consider formal and informal flexible working arrangement.  To find out how some of our people are using these arrangements to help them achieve a lifestyle balance, please click here.


    Who we are

    EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network.  These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within.  We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.


    About EY

    As a global leader in advisory services, we’re using the finance products, knowledge and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better.   Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


    Join us in building a better working world.  

    Apply now.


    The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.


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