Risk and Audit Lead (VPSG5)

Job posted: 17/11/2022
Applications close: 02/04/2023 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2024

Organisation: Department of Government Services

Salary: $105,479 - $127,621

Occupation: Risk Management

Reference: VG/1680536

Reference: VG/1680536

Occupation: Risk Management

Salary Range: $105,479 - $127,621

Work location: Melbourne | CBD


Digital Victoria sits within the Department of Government Services (DGS). DGS was established on 1 January 2023 to improve Victorian's experience of doing business and interacting with the government.

The Strategy and Performance branch provides strategic and operational leadership to drive whole of government digital transformation in Victoria and plays a critical leadership role in developing Digital Victoria capabilities aligned to the strategic goals.

An exciting opportunity exists for a talented and passionate individual to join the Strategy and Performance branch as an Audit and Risk Lead, to work across the organisation to achieve the Digital Victoria's objectives, provide advice to the senior executive team and manage enterprise risk.

Operating with a high degree of autonomy, you will manage the risk and audit function and help develop a culture of confident and risk-informed decision-making.  This role will:

  • lead design and delivery of a high-quality audit and risk program
  • implement and maintain key systems used in the management of audit actions, risks and projects
  • communicate, consult, and build strong and effective relationships with a range of individuals and groups, clients and peers.

About You

As our ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • experience in an internal audit, assurance, or compliance management role
  • proven ability to develop strong, productive partnerships and engage key stakeholders
  • excellent analytical skills, ability to understand environment, priorities and objectives with sound decision making capability
  • strong stakeholder engagement and relationship building skills across all levels of stakeholders
  • ability to identify issues and risks, and successful problem solving ability.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Current VPS employees are strongly encouraged to apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) platform.

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date, all applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Other relevant information

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees and clients and consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act), to support this DGS has a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination policy which requires all DGS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes (unless an exception applies).

To be able to meet the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination requirements and for the department to meet its obligations under the OH&S Act, the department will request employees provide their vaccination information (including 3rd dose / booster) or evidence of an exemption throughout the recruitment process.

Inability to provide this may impact your subsequent employment to the department.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DGS actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

Risk and Audit Lead (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30 June 2024

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Claire Sullivan, Lead for Risk, Audit & Governance | 0408667276

Risk and Audit Lead (VPSG5)