Risk & Assurance Advisor (See Advertisement)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
USD 39.59 per hour
16 Jan 2021
30 Jan 2021
Job role
Located at Head Office, Burwood East

Ongoing Full Time

PTA Level 4, $82,351 pa (plus 9.50% super)

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded, community-based emergency services organisations. We are proud of the work we do in protecting lives and property, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. CFA strives to be a values-based organisation and an organisation of choice for volunteers and employees, where people with a variety of skills, experiences and backgrounds all add value through the roles they perform.

About the Role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic Risk and Assurance Management professional in a key role supporting the Manager, Risk & Assurance, with the effective management, coordination and delivery of Enterprise Risk & Assurance across CFA. The position focusses on providing expert advice in relation to the identification and management of risks and supporting internal audit planning and processes.

You will be responsible for assisting with the implementation, coordination and maintenance of the CFA Risk Management Framework, including the annual review and improvement process. You will assist with the risk reporting process for Executive, Board sub-committees and the Board and provide authoritative advice, support and guidance to Directorates, Teams, Regions and Districts on the interpretation and practical application of risk and assurance within CFA.

Further responsibilities will be to maintain and update CFA's Enterprise Risk Register including monitoring treatment actions and control effectiveness and assisting with the maintenance and administration of risk software.

Additional, detailed responsibilities will include:

• Ensuring compliance with the relevant Ministerial Standing Directions and preparing the required attestation documentation.

• Preparing, maintaining and implementing an audit work program, that sets out the key areas of internal audit work for the year and rolling three-year period

About You:

To succeed in this key role, you will possess either qualifications or suitable experience in Risk and Assurance Management or a related discipline with professional qualifications and/ or membership of relevant industry professional associations being especially desirable. You will have a sound knowledge of risk and assurance concepts, theory and practice, specifically ISO31000, the Victorian Government Risk Management Framework and the Standing Directions 2018 under the Financial Management Act 1994 and an ability to identify multiple potential solutions to problems and recommend options to a wide range of decision-makers.
You will also have proven experience in commercial/contract and project management and excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to take complex information, gather insights, and present it to a range of audiences in an easy to understand way.

This is an excellent opportunity to further your career within our close-knit and professional team.

Your Application:

When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description.

Your application should include:

• Cover letter

• Responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description

• Resume

Please note: (if internal):

• Transfers on a fixed term basis or higher duties assignments require the approval of your current manager.

• Only CFA employees are eligible to apply for positions that have been advertised internally.

Submitting your Application

When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.

The successful applicant must be willing to complete pre-employment checks including a National Police History Check and Working with Children Check prior to receiving a job offer.

CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to be an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.

Applications close: 11:59pm 28 January 2021