Operational Risk Manager

Date: 16-Jul-2021

Location: Sydney, NSW, AU

Company: Dentons

In Australia, Dentons has offices across Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, and Adelaide. Our experience, attitude and accessibility attract many of Australasia's most successful and innovative organisations as well as leading multinationals.

Our lawyers are repeatedly recognised as leading legal service providers in Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, IFLR 1000 and in the Best Lawyers International: Australia. Dentons is recognised as a leader in diversity and inclusion, having been named as an Employer of Choice by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, and has achieved Gold Status for LGBTQ+ inclusion for the second year running by the Australian Workplace Equality Index.  


Operational Risk Manager


Working closely with an established team of risk and compliance professionals you will continue to drive the operational risk function forward and will be repsonsible for managing the firms operational risk, governance and compliance and reporting. This functional lead role is hands on and covers the full scope of risk and complaince management across the entire Australia/PNG/NZ operation of Dentons Australia, including (but not limited to):



  • client audits;
  • quality assurance;
  • regulatory compliance;
  • third-party risk, including supply-chain management;
  • internal audits,
  • business continuity management;
  • workplace health and safety management.



This is a great opportunity for you to join a supportive and highly competent team who champion balancing flexibility with high performance. Your strong background in risk and compliance within a law firm or professional services environment is essential as is your understanding of key information security standards such as ISO 27001 and CPS234. It is equally essential that you have a collaborative, strategic, high level of stakeholder engagement and commercial approach to your work.


Employee Extras


Dentons Australia focuses on the three key areas of talent management: engagement, development, and culture to motivate, develop and deliver excellence for our clients.


We offer competitive market salary packaging, incentive pay and reward, salary sacrifice packaging, additional leave programs (purchased leave, parental leave) and referral bonuses. We provide a number of generous health and wellbeing programs and promote diversity initiatives across gender, flexibility, culture, accessibility, reconciliation and LGBTQ+. At Dentons, we are constantly looking to improve employee's lives in and out of the workplace.

Dentons has an internal Talent Acquisition team that works directly with candidates on all of our career opportunities. Dentons does not accept external agency applications for this role.