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Enterprise Risk Manager

Job Description

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 4
Remuneration: $65.75 - $78.66 per hour plus superannuation
Hours Per Week: 24
Requisition ID: REQ282486
Location: Newcastle
Applications Close: 23 January 2021 - 11:59pm

In line with the Public Health Order, all NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

About the opportunity

Do you have the skills and passion to drive and embed a strong risk culture in a public health organisation on the frontline of the COVID-19 response?

With the ability to work hand in hand with executives and senior management whilst providing leadership and direction across all levels of the organisation to deliver advice and guidance on risk management practices and strategies to address risk, become a part of NSW Health Pathology and know that you’re to helping create better health and justice systems every day.

We operate more than 60 laboratories and around 200 collection centres across NSW and conduct over 60 million tests per annum. Our network of pathologists are supported by scientists, technicians and support staff who quickly and accurately assess samples so clinical teams can make the best possible treatment decisions for patients. We encourage our staff to be involved in research and innovation opportunities to help create safer, healthier communities. Our Forensic & Analytical Science Service provides independent, objective analysis to the NSW criminal and coronial justice systems.

What we can offer you

  • Accrued Days Off in addition to Annual Leave
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Learning and development opportunities, including in-house training with RTO My Health Learning

What you'll be doing
  • Providing guidance, assurance and strategic advice on NSW Health Pathology’s enterprise-wide risk management framework and the internal controls environment.
  • Driving and continuously improving the risk management culture and practices of NSW Health Pathology.
  • Ensuring that risk management is integrated across all areas of NSW Health Pathology, including strategic and operational planning and decision-making

Interested in joining Australia’s largest public pathology service? Apply now by addressing the following questions:

  1. Relevant tertiary qualification in an appropriate discipline and/or extensive risk management experience and expertise
  2. Extensive knowledge and understanding of contemporary risk management approaches and practices, including the use of systems to monitor and report on an enterprise-wide risk and controls program, and experience developing, delivering and evaluating training and awareness programs.
  3. Superior skills in relationship management, strategic thinking, influencing, negotiating, consulting, and communicating, both oral and in writing, on complex issues and technical subjects.
  4. Experience providing advice and engaging with senior executives and staff at all levels across an organisation, and high-level governance bodies and other stakeholders, on risk management issues.
  5. Advanced problem solving, analytical and conceptual thinking skills to develop and implement solutions to complex risk and controls management issues through data analysis, recommendations, strategies and policies
  6. Demonstrated organisational skills, and the capacity to successfully manage competing priorities and meet deadlines.


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Working Rights
This position is a permanent position. To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency. Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa.

New to NSW Health Pathology?
The preferred candidate may be required to undergo a functional assessment prior to appointment.

Talent Pool
If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the role, an eligibility list will be created for future permanent full time / part time, temporary and casual vacancies.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
NSW Health Pathology is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We seek to recruit from diverse applicants and create teams with skills, perspectives and experiences that complement each other at work. We welcome suitably qualified applicants regardless of age, ethnicity, socio-cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.