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Risk Manager

SDN Children's Services

Job Description

About Us

SDN Children's Services is a not for profit organisation that has been delivering quality early childhood education and child care, children's therapies and family support services since 1905.

We are one of Australia's most respected children's services organisations, and have over 600 staff across 30 sites in Sydney, regional NSW and the ACT. We also have therapists who support children with autism or a developmental delay, and can help overcome the challenges that can make everyday life and participation tough for children.

About The Team

To build robust, customer centric business systems and processes. The Corporate Services team brings together finance, property, technology, risk, compliance, quality management and user focussed design to partner with service delivery in developing lean, effective, compliant and responsive solutions

About The Role

Review, and where required develop, governance frameworks including risk, compliance, business continuity, quality management which are fit for purpose and, designed to control risk and prevent or minimise losses incurred as a result of any risk.

This is a full time maximum term contract position for 12 months.

About You
  • At least 5 years' experience in a related role, preferably in a not-for-profit organisation
  • Understanding of and ability to apply and implement key governance standards, i.e. ISO31000 - Risk Management, ISO9001 - Quality Management Systems, ISO223401 - Business Continuity and ISO19600 - Compliance Management Systems
  • Degree or diploma in a discipline relevant to risk management or equivalent (desired)
  • Ability to be pragmatic and solutions-focused in a proactive, can-do approach, and open to new ideas and experiences
  • Excellent organisational skills with a very high level of attention to detail
  • Broad knowledge and practical experience in management of enterprise risk
  • Proven experience in project managing the implementation of regulatory change
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written forms with the Board and Executive Team
  • Experience in conducting internal audits and/or reviews
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and relationship management skills with strong interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to engage with a diverse range of people within a culturally diverse community
  • Working with Children's Check and National Police Check.

Our Culture

SDN's values are at the heart of everything we do. If you share our values and believe that through working together we can make the world a better and more equitable place then we want to hear from you! We commit ourselves to being: trustworthy and reliable, inclusive and respectful and creative and innovative.

SDN Benefits Include
  • Positive welcoming culture
  • Priority placement for children of staff members
  • Working with a team of professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge gained through our 110 + year history of supporting children and families
  • Discounted child care fee
  • Paid parental leave
  • Finders fee - Referral Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program - Free, voluntary and confidential counselling service
  • SDN Staff Giving Fund
  • Purchased Leave
  • Study Leave
  • Picnic Day - One extra day paid leave for all permanent staff


View The Position Description Here

https://www.sdn.org.au/media/2920/risk-manager-apr-2021.pdf

SDN Children's Services welcomes and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Successful applicants will be subject to relevant pre-employment checks including Working with Children Check (NSW) and National Police Check.