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Manager/Team Leader who deals with risk

Managers and Team Leaders in this type of role will deal with risk management issues. They will organise, direct, control and coordinate the financial and accounting activities within organisations.


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Employment Levels

There are currently 47 500 people employed as Managers or Team Leaders in Australia. According to the Department of Employment over the next 5 years (up until the year 2018) there will be more than 6 000 additional job openings within this profession.

Employment by State

The majority of Managers and Team Leaders are employed within NSW. There are a higher proportion of Digital Marketing Analysts in VIC and QLD than the average for all occupations, while the population in SA, TAS, NT and ACT is close to the national average.

Gender Split

This is a male dominated industry. 56% of Manager/Team Leaders are male and 44% are female.

Age Brackets

The median age for Managers and Team Leaders is 44 years. Managers/Team Leaders who deal with risk are 4 years older than the average age for all occupations.

Hours Worked

Managers and Team Leaders work an average of 43.3 hours a week. This is 2.2 hours more per week than the average for all occupations.

Education Level

The majority of workers employed in this profession have at least a Year 12 qualification. 35.6% of Manager/Team Leaders who deal with risk have a qualification that is a Bachelors Degree or higher while 18.4% have a qualification that is Year 12 or lower.

Manager/Team Leader who deals with risk Duties & Tasks

  • Execute compliance frameworks
  • Identify risk, control and deficiencies
  • Provide insight and challenge
  • Coach and train leaders
  • Recommend plans of action regarding limitation and management of risk



*The information provided on this page is from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website. All salary ranges are from Payscale. Where jobs are not exact matches, job areas have been used. This information is to be used as a guide only.