Director - Risk Management, Mid Risk Portfolios

  • AustralianSuper
  • 238 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
  • 10/10/2018

Job Description

AustralianSuper is for all Australians and businesses; it invests members’ money to help create the best possible retirement outcome. More than 2.2 million members trust AustralianSuper to invest more than $140 billion on their behalf. Its size has given AustralianSuper the ability to leverage significant investment opportunities for long term performance and lower fees that are passed onto its members.

AustralianSuper puts its members first in everything it does and is committed to the recruitment, development and support of a diverse workforce that shares its values of Energy, Integrity, Generosity of Spirit and Excellent Outcomes.



Here’s where you come in…



The Director, Risk Management will research, inform and support investment decision making through monitoring, leading and coordinating the investment and operational risk management activities of the Mid Risk platform.

Your key responsibilities will be to develop strategies, plans and processes for the oversight of risk across the portfolio, to have oversight of the various risk management activities of the platform, to lead and coordinate our transaction and asset management risk review functions and to represent Mid Risk when interfacing with risk functions across the Investment Department.

Ultimately you will create and drive a culture of risk awareness and active management across the Mid Risk platform.



You’ll need…



To have extensive experience in a risk management role working across direct unlisted assets, preferably property and/or infrastructure. Your strong knowledge of financial statement analysis, accounting and investment valuation principles, and commercial acumen will have been gained in an institutional investor or a superannuation fund where you have worked across global markets, or at least across multiple legal jurisdictions.

Ideally you will have worked in or alongside investment and portfolio teams with a thorough understanding and experience in transaction processes and ongoing asset management programs for significant property and/or infrastructure investments.



If you would like the opportunity to work in a challenging, growing and rapidly evolving environment to deliver outstanding results that benefit members, please apply.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.