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Risk & Compliance Manager

Canberra Southern Cross Club

Job Description

Job description

Risk & Compliance Manager                 

We are looking for a professional to join our team as the Risk & Compliance Manager.

In this key role reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will use your professional risk management and highly developed communication skills to influence a greater understanding and appreciation of risk and compliance across all areas of the business. Included in this role is the requirement to manage the club’s critical incident plans, internal audit and insurance programs. The role will suit a ‘risk professional’ who can ‘value add’ by providing insight into strategic and operational risk decision making. The role will give you the opportunity to build internal credibility through effective engagement and by providing ‘expert’ advice in relation to risk and compliance to internal stakeholders, including the senior management team and the risk, audit and compliance board sub-committee. However, this is a hands-on role and you must be prepared to do both the simple and complex activities relating to the role.

You will need to:

  • Gain a detailed understanding of the club’s complex business environment as it relates to risk & compliance. 
  • Ensure that the current risk & compliance program serves the needs of the club’s business operations while at the same time ensuring it is considered ‘best practice’. 
  • Review the current level of risk reporting to ensure it effectively captures all of the club’s risks.
  • Maintain the club’s risk management framework to ensure it complies with ISO 31000:2018.
  • Manage the club’s internal audit and insurance programs.
  • Attend the monthly risk, audit and compliance board sub-committee meeting.

You should be able to demonstrate:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Risk Management/Accounting/Commerce/Law or similar degree.
  • Membership of a professional risk management body (Risk Management Institute of Australasia or other).
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience managing risk in a complex medium sized organisation.
  • Experience in internal auditing/reviewing internal control frameworks/managing insurance portfolios.
  • Experience working in or an understanding of member-based organisations.
  • Advanced analytical and modelling capabilities with strong MS excel.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.

To enquire about this job, please contact Mr Wesley Willcott via email

Please send your resume to by Monday 10th May.