EL1 Risk Advisor

Posted 04 May 2022
Salary$585 per day, Benefits: 18 month contract
LocationCanberra
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Government, Defence, Emergency
ReferenceJO-2205-481337

Job description

About the Organisation
Our client is an independent statutory agency that is responsible for supporting a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability and their families and carers. 

About the Role
The Risk Advisory Branch supports the Agency to assess and manage risks. The branch supports risk owners to identify and manage risks inherent in their operating activities and strategic initiatives. They develop controls to mitigate risks and facilitate improved risk awareness and training, reporting on emerging risk profiles and trends.
The Risk Enablement team supports the Agency to identify and manage risks inherent in their operating activities and strategic initiatives. They assist the Agency groups with designing and monitoring controls to mitigate risks and facilitate improved risk awareness and training, reporting on emerging risk profiles and trends.

The EL1 Assistant Director Risk is accountable under broad direction to undertake very complex work that delivers quality outcomes across the functions of the Agency.
The position is a team membership position within the Agency and has a concurrent requirement to resolve issues and risks across a broad range of activities of substantial depth involving significant detail and to provide support to the team leadership of their work area in the planning and coordination of the team.

The EL1 Assistant Director Risk will coordinate and assume responsibility to undertake detailed or sensitive projects that may include performing varied activities involving many different and unrelated processes or methods that may impact on the strategic or operational outcomes that support the Agency’s objectives.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Providing informed risk advice on emerging issues impacting allocated portfolios by leading and facilitating risk discussions and workshops to identify, assess and control risks.
  • Contributing towards achievement of annual risk implementation plan objectives.
  • Monitoring and analysing trends in mitigating risks, including risk treatment plans used to minimise potential exposure and harness opportunities.
  • Undertaking regular risk reviews to ensure continuous improvement of all risk data including controls and treatment actions.
  • Developing, maintaining and implementing risk policies, plans, frameworks and guidelines.
  • Leading the development and maintenance of operational risk registers.
  • Undertaking risk management and assessment activities within an allocated context e.g. strategic, operational and program or project.
  • Establishing and monitoring key risk indicators and identifying and facilitating corrective action to mitigate risks.
  • Developing and implementing risk management approach and processes to methodologies, projects or programs.
  • Preparing and reviewing written material including plans, reports, executive briefs and corporate documentation.
How to Apply
Should you be interested in this role please send your CV via SEEK or call Francesca Avelluto on 0261627332 for a confidential discussion (or email favelluto@dfp.com.au).

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.