Chief Risk and Audit Officer (SES1)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
USD 192,800.00 - 249,700.00
21 Feb 2021
03 Mar 2021
The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.


The Chief Risk and Audit Officer provides leadership and guidance to a skilled team who provide expert analysis in identifying trends, issues and risks for the department, supports the operation of the department's Audit and Risk Committee and manages the department's internal audit program and VAGO relationship.

The role also oversees the delivery of departmental, state and national performance reporting requirements by connecting with areas across the department to position such reporting so that it provides the compelling narrative for decision makers on the on the current delivery and impact of the department's activities and the opportunities for improvement.


Executive appointments are subject to pre-employment conduct screening.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

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