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39-2019 - Executive Level 2 - Manager Risk and Governance, People and Organisational Strategy Division

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About Corporate Services and Business Strategy Group

Corporate Services and Business Strategy Group delivers strategic advice and high quality services and support to the department, portfolio Ministers and agencies through a wide range of activities, including information technology, communications, finance and people management.

Made up of four divisions – Information Services, Communications and Parliamentary, Chief Financial Officer and People and Organisational Strategy – the Group collaborates across Treasury and has a strong focus on being responsive, innovative and building a culture of continuous improvement. 

About the Team

The Risk and Governance team provide specialist advice and co-ordination support on governance, performance and risk matters including:

  • Performance planning and measurement advice and co-ordination, including the Corporate Plan, Annual Performance Statements, Portfolio Budget Statements performance information and the mid-year performance report;
  • Enterprise risk management advice and co-ordination;
  • Risk management reporting;
  • Legislation compliance updates; 
  • Fraud risk governance advice and co-ordination;
  • Business continuity risk advice and co-ordination;
  • Governance advice; 
  • Internal audit and assurance activity co-ordination and advice;
  • ANAO performance audit advice; and
  • Audit Committee secretariat.

About the Role

The Manager, Risk Governance, leads and manages a small team that is responsible for ensuring the Treasury has frameworks, structures, processes and documentation in place to enable the department to achieve its performance objectives and be accountable for its operations by identifying and managing risk in line with Treasury’s Risk Framework and its obligations as an entity under the Public Governance and Performance Accountability Act 2013.  This key role leads the Treasury’s planning and reporting and risk management functions in accordance with the respective legislative, policy and reporting frameworks. 

The successful candidate will have a sound understanding of the Commonwealth risk and governance framework, including the ability to provide strategic advice to senior leaders to ensure the Treasury is meeting its legislative responsibilities and broader governance accountabilities. 

Your high level analytical, conceptual and communication skills, will position you well to manage and coordinate organisational reporting, including compilation of the Corporate Plan content, monitoring strategic actions and preparing reports. 

You will have the ability to build excellent relationships and trust through your sound and timely advice to a range of stakeholders, and will contribute to a range of committees and forums. 

In this position, you will:

  • be an engaged member of the People and Organisation Strategy Division (POSD) leadership team, and lead a small team, driving a culture of achievement and continuous improvement;
  • prepare executive briefings and strategic support on governance and risk related matters; explore opportunities for innovation and business process improvements;
  • develop and implement risk management policies and procedures that adhere to the requirements of the Commonwealth Risk Management Policy and guidance;
  • identify, analyse and address issues and opportunities to improve and enhance Treasury’s risk maturity level and positive risk culture through providing risk management education and training and embedding risk management into decision making processes;
  • engage with internal and external stakeholders to achieve team and agency goals;
  • provide support to a range of departmental committees and forums, including the Audit Committee; and
  • coordinate audit and assurance activities across the department, including addressing audit findings.                                                                                                                

Desirable Qualifications / Experience

Demonstrated experience and relevant qualifications in risk management, fraud control, business continuity and / or corporate planning is highly desired.

How to apply

Your application should be lodged electronically by clicking on the 'Apply Now' button.

As part of your application you will need to provide:

  • if possible, the name and contact details of at least one referee;
  • your current resume of no more than two pages; and
  • a ‘one page pitch’, referencing the ILS,  detailing your relevant skills and experience against the position requirement.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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