Manager, Risk (VPS STS)

Job posted: 05/08/2022
Applications close: 18/08/2022 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 3 years

Organisation: North East Link Program

Salary: $173,134 - $235,465

Occupation: Risk Management

Reference: VG/1647

Reference: VG/1647

Occupation: Risk Management

Salary Range: $173,134 - $235,465

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The North East Link Project will deliver the missing link in Melbourne's road network that will finally complete the Metropolitan Ring Road by connecting the M80 to the Eastern Freeway to improve outer north-south links for road freight movement and improve travel time and reliability.

  • Iconic major infrastructure project - Be part of Victoria's next priority road project!
  • Leading and managing effective risk and issue management.
  • 3 years fixed term - $173,134-$235,465 + super & benefits.

About North East Link

North East Link is the biggest ever investment in Melbourne's north-east – changing the way people move around Melbourne.

Victoria's longest road tunnels will fix the missing link in our city's freeway network, take 15,000 trucks off local roads a day and slash travel times by up to 35 minutes. We'll also complete the Ring Road in Greensborough, overhaul the Eastern Freeway, build Melbourne's first dedicated busway and the North East Trail – more than 34km of walking and cycling paths.

About the Opportunity

Be part of a transformative infrastructure project for Victoria, with an exciting role in the North East Link Program's Project Controls Team!

We are currently seeking a proficient Risk Manager to join the North East Link Programs Controls Team. Reporting to the Director, Project Controls, this role is predominately responsible for providing strategic and operational support in the on-going implementation and maintenance of NELP's risk and issue management. 

Specifically, this role has a strong focus on supporting, training and guiding the Program in regards to risk and issue processes, developing and maintaining specific documentation to manage risks and developing and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Travel and time spent at a future site office (Bulleen, Heidelberg or Watsonia) may be a requirement of this position.

About You

You have:

  • Experience in the development and application of risk management policies and procedures, based on AS/NZS ISO 31000: 2009.
  • Understanding of risk management trends and issues nationally and internationally across a variety of sectors.
  • Experience within managing risk in a live project environment, specifically within the infrastructure projects space.
  • Experience in government reporting and processes is desirable.
  • Ability to manage a team.


Our commitment to creating a workplace that inspires you, engages you and grows you is strong – we want you to be a powerful contributor to this wonderfully diverse and dynamic organisation. Our offering continues to grow but here is what we already have in store for you:

  • Flexible work arrangements available (including ability to purchase additional leave).
  • Annual lump sum payments in recognition of the changing public service work environment in which we work.
  • Incremental performance-based payments over the course of your career.
  • Salary sacrifice of additional superannuation contributions and novated vehicle lease arrangements.
  • Access to discounted public transport.

How to Apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply now!

Applications must include a cover letter and resume. Please note it is not a requirement to respond to the Key Selection Criteria separately, but applicants should outline their relevant experience in their cover letter.

Applications close at 11:59pm on Thursday, 18 August 2022.

All interviews will be conducted virtually. For a confidential discussion contact Catherine Michalik, Talent Acquisition Partner on Catherine.michalik@northeastlink.vic.gov.au.

Our advertisement is only intended for individuals interested in employment with NELP. Recruitment agencies need not contact. 

We believe in inclusiveness, diversity and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognise the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our employees and in turn, encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability and others from under-represented backgrounds to apply.

Manager, Risk (VPS STS)

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Catherine Michalik - Talent Acquisition Partner | catherine.michalik@northeastlink.vic.gov.au

Manager, Risk (VPS STS)