Risk Officer, Finance and Performance Branch (VPSG4)

Job posted: 07/06/2021
Applications close: 21/06/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / to 04/07/2024

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Risk Management

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/614132

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/614132

Occupation: Risk Management

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.



The Risk Officer role has been created as part of a dedicated capability to enhance the risk identification, awareness and management across Homes Victoria as it effectively delivers on the Big Housing Build and other commitments. Given the importance of the strategic programs being delivered, an effective risk management capability, supported by effective policies and processes, is critical to ensure program risks are effectively and proactively managed.

The role will work with the Senior Risk Advisor, and as part of the Performance, Risk and Program Management team, to deliver and embed fit for purpose approaches to risk management through a combination of technical advice and effective stakeholder engagement skills.

Are you:                                                    

  • An experience risk professional with a passion for proactively supporting organisations to manage their enterprise- and program-specific risks and issues to deliver on their strategic outcomes?
  • Effective at collaborating with others to build their knowledge and understanding of the value of effective risk management practices?
  • Confident in exploring areas of risk in both infrastructure and service-related programs backed by an understanding of the Victorian Government Risk Management Framework?


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.  

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Risk Officer, Finance and Performance Branch (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / to 04/07/2024

Job classification:



Marina Bland | 03 9500 5091

Risk Officer, Finance and Performance Branch (VPSG4)