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Operational Risk Manager Courses

Operational Risk Managers identify risks and threats to an organisation’s operations, workforce, production, and service output. They develop operational procedures and business continuity plans that directly address each risk area.

As an Operational Risk Manager you could be explaining an emerging risk area to the executive team, working on the safety and insurance budget, investigating the root cause of a workplace incident, or carrying out a compliance audit. You’ll be also be preparing lots of reports and presentations for senior management.

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Popular Operational Risk Manager Courses

There are 2 courses available for people who want to become an Operational Risk Manager.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a Operational Risk Manager?

Operational Risk Managers need skills in business and risk management. Try the Certificate IV in Compliance and Risk Management, the Diploma of Work Health and Safety, or the Advanced Diploma of Integrated Risk Management. These courses take 12-18 months to complete. Operational Risk Managers are often degree qualified.

How much do Operational Risk Managers earn?

In Australia, a full time Operational Risk Manager generally earns $1,550 per week ($80,600 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only.

What are the job opportunities for Operational Risk Managers?

There are no clear figures for Operational Risk Managers working in Australia at this time. Operational Risk Managers are usually employed by larger businesses and corporations (particularly in IT, manufacturing, construction, utilities and health services), but they often work as independent consultants.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within risk management. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.