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Senior Governance and Risk Advisor

Chandler Macleod
AU$102637 - AU$124183 per annum

Job Description

  • VPS5 Senior Governance and Risk Advisor
  • Immediate Start
  • Full-time hours
  • Melbourne CBD
  • $102,637 - $124,183 p.a. + Super

    With over 1,000 internal employees and 20,000 employees out working on client sites, the Chandler Macleod Group is one of the region's largest employers - so we know what it takes to recruit, select and retain the best people. In fact, everything we do relates to unleashing potential in people and companies; from providing today's career opportunities to planning, measuring and managing the workforces of tomorrow.

    We are partnering with a body of State Government to engage a Senior Governance and Risk Advisor to provide expert advice and solutions in Melbourne CBD.

    Reporting to the Director, the Senior Governance and Risk Advisor plays a key role in advising and embedding good governance across organisation. The role will develop, maintain and improve appropriate systems and processes to ensure organisational accountability, transparency and legislative compliance. The position requires the incumbent to provide specialised governance, audit and risk management advice and guidance to the Director, apply well developed engagement skills, creative and advanced problem-solving skills. The Advisor will recommend solutions and options for decision making, provide secretariat support to the Audit and Risk Committee and coordinate the internal audit function.
    The Senior Governance and Risk Advisor is a focal point to providing expert advice to the Director and develops and implements the Commission governance framework, risk management, audit requirements and other compliance related activities.
    The successful applicant is responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting the Commission's governance and risk framework and providing secretariat support to the audit committee. The role takes a lead role in ensuring the Commission meets its corporate governance and statutory obligations and requirements with a focus on quality assurance and business excellence and support financial reporting.

    To be successful in this role, you need to be able to work independently, display a 'can-do' attitude, be a strong team player and actively contribute to the development of a culture of excellence, accountability, responsiveness and flexibility.
    The successful applicant will possess a high level of drive and commitment, integrity and resilience and be able to build trust through consistent actions, values and communication High level written and verbal communication skills, as well as change management skills and outstanding attention to detail are a must.

  • Solid understanding of government processes, policies and procedures on governance, finance, audit and risk management.
  • Demonstrated experience in applying standards, legislation and policies to meet the Commission and Board's governance, risk and compliance obligations and ability to interpret statistical data and prepare financial reports.
  • Written and verbal communication skills to prepare clear and concise timely briefs, reports, correspondence, and issue summaries on highly complex matters, as well as providing advice on innovative solutions to complex issues to a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Tertiary qualification in business management, financial management or a related discipline and experience in a similar role are required.

    To be successful for this role you MUST have the rights to work in Australia.
    If this sounds like the perfect role for you - please apply now!

    How to apply:
    Please click 'APPLY" to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role. You can also send in your resumes directly to or call me on 03 8629 1103 for a confidential chat regarding the role.