Risk Adviser – Enterprise Risk Advisory
Max Term 12 months (parental leave cover)
VMIA is the Victorian Government's insurer and risk adviser, covering the people, places and projects that help Victorians thrive. From iconic cultural institutions, major infrastructure, public schools, and hospitals, to emergency services and not for profits, our clients are diverse but united in their ambition to make a positive impact in our community. We share this ambition.
Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA) is the Victorian Government's insurer and risk adviser, covering the people and projects that help Victorians thrive. We're an agency in the Department of Treasury and Finance portfolio established under the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority Act, and report to the Assistant Treasurer.
We provide insurance and risk advice to government departments and agencies, with more than 4,600 clients ranging from small community service organisations to public hospitals, schools, and core service providers. We also provide domestic building insurance to builders, giving Victorian homeowners peace of mind for building projects valued over $16,000.
We help our clients prepare for, prevent, or reduce the impact of harm. When things don't go to plan, we help clients restore services and recover quickly.
Our unique perspective across Victorian Government clients provides an opportunity for learning and development across the risk and insurance industry as well as the broader public sector, creating deeper connections with our clients, and a shared understanding of best practice in our fields of expertise.
As a Risk Adviser, your role is to deliver enterprise risk advice to the Victorian Public Sector, so our clients can improve their capability to assess and manage risk. In doing so, they will have a considered view of their enterprise risk maturity, a prioritised plan to address the highest value opportunities, and support from VMIA as they implement changes in their organisation.
Your key focus will be embedded in developing trusted relationships through an empathetic and supportive approach for the delivery of strategic advisory services to clients; supporting our clients to manage their risk.
You work closely with the State-wide and Insurable Risk Advisory teams, to deliver integrated risk and insurance advice to clients that also encompasses risks which are state-significant or require a State-wide approach thus ensuring the best possible client experience, further strengthening the VMIA brand.
You will become part of the Risk Services Division and a talented team of people who are passionate about doing work contributing towards a more confident and resilient Victoria.
Your key responsibilities will include:
We encourage people from all gender identities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, with disabilities, and from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Please let us know of any accessibility needs to be considered during the recruitment process.
Why work with us?
How to apply
If we've sparked your interest, introduce yourself by submitting a cover letter addressing your suitability for this role and why a role at VMIA appeals to you along with your CV.
To note: Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
Should you be successful for the first round of shortlist, one of our Talent Acquisition Specialist will guide you through our process and next steps.
For more information, please see the position description and contact Hanita Singh, Talent Acquisition Partner at *******@vmia.vic.gov.au, or visit our careers page .
Other relevant information
Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening including a national police check, probity, and misconduct screening.
VMIA is supportive of hybrid working arrangements.
Mandatory Vaccination Directions
VMIA will comply with any applicable pandemic orders, public health order, directions, or laws regarding the recording and holding of vaccination information about workers who are, or may be, scheduled to work outside their ordinary place of residence
Applications close 5pm Monday 23 May 2022.