Senior Risk and Business Continuity Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 10/05/2022
Applications close: 25/05/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Treasury and Finance

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Risk Management

Reference: VG/DTF/CGS/1627515

Reference: VG/DTF/CGS/1627515

Occupation: Risk Management

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Corporate Planning and Risk team has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Risk and Business Continuity Officer to join its team on a 12-month, fixed term contract.

  • Fixed Term, Full Time opportunity available
  • Work in a flexible, multidisciplinary team environment
  • VPS5 salary range $102,637 - $124,183 plus superannuation

About us

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies. We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.

The Corporate Planning and Risk team sits within the Corporate Delivery Services Group and the Corporate Performance team. The Group takes responsibility for driving strategies in the areas of governance, planning, risk and compliance management, people management, planning and development practices, organisational culture, knowledge management, Cabinet processes, stakeholder engagement and improving quality, and ICT.

About the role

The Corporate Planning and Risk team has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Risk and Business Continuity Officer to join its team on a 12-month, fixed term contract.

Key accountabilities:

  • Drive a program of work to deliver the DTF Risk Management Strategy and mature the risk management function at DTF
  • Manage the Department's Business Continuity processes including a focus on the program of works to incorporate audit recommendations and drive improvements in response to COVID-19 and the new hybrid working model
  • In consultation with key stakeholders, develop, maintain and enhance risk management registers, including tracking of risks and controls to ensure their active governance and to meet relevant compliance requirements
  • Provide timely strategic advice to key stakeholders, regarding risk and compliance
  • Provide leadership to peers in the development and implementation of business management practices that facilitate the achievement of the Department's objectives and strategies
  • Research and prepare briefing papers, reports, project plans and correspondence

About you

To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate the following:

  • High level understanding of risk management, business continuity, and compliance requirements within a public sector context
  • Demonstrated leadership in identifying risks with the ability to communicate risks to others and assist staff in the identification of those risks, their impact and management
  • Demonstrated ability to collect and analyse both qualitative and quantitative data, ensure its accuracy, and to synthesise that data into key messages and recommendations
  • Ability to understand new subject matter quickly, consider policy and financial implications, and synthesis into accurate, timely and audience-appropriate advice
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, supported by strong stakeholder management abilities, including the demonstrated ability to provide authoritative advice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with key internal and external stakeholders (at varying levels of seniority)

About our culture

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment.

The Department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

How to apply

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. If you have specific questions regarding the role, please contact Anna on anna.capiga@dtf.vic.gov.au

To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button and provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience.

Applications close 25/05/2022

If you require a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, please email careers@dtf.vic.gov.au

DTF is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk consistent with DTF's obligations under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 (Vic). Therefore, it is a requirement that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake work outside of their ordinary place of residence (unless a medical exemption applies).  

To meet its obligations under the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions, DTF may request proof of vaccination at the time of interview.

Senior Risk and Business Continuity Officer (VPSG5)

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Mike Jeanes | Mike.Jeanes@dtf.vic.gov.au

Senior Risk and Business Continuity Officer (VPSG5)