Compliance Specialist, Finance and Performance

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Work Type: Fixed term - full time

Job Function: Finance

Classification: VPSG6

Work Location: Melbourne - CBD

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/638090

Salary Range: $125,893 - $168,473


Job overview

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.

Position Summary

The Compliance Specialist will support the Director, Performance, Risk and Program Management to provide strategic advice and manage compliance-related activities across Homes Victoria. Given the strategic importance of effective compliance management for the delivery of strategic programs and organisational effectiveness, this role will be an integral to boosting the organisation's compliance in line with risk management policies, organisational policies and procedures, applicable regulatory/legislative frameworks and broader cross-government policies.

The Compliance Specialist will work with internal stakeholders to provide compliance advice and evolve the compliance-related activities as part of a cross-organisational lift in compliance awareness and capability. In addition to business-as-usual compliance monitoring, the role will provide resolution oversight for matters arising from internal and external reviews, working closely with the broader Finance and Performance branch and business owners.

Are you:                                        

  • An experienced compliance professional who has worked in organisations delivering large scale infrastructure-related programs across the diverse set of corporate and program delivery-specific compliance matters?
  • Equipped with demonstrated knowledge and experience with the Victorian Government Risk Management Framework requirements, infrastructure-related regulatory/legislative frameworks and government policies?
  • Effective at collaborating to build compliance policies, procedures and practices that are fit for purpose and demonstrate impact and value to an organisation?
  • Passionate about leading and engaging others to enhance compliance awareness and management in a dynamic and ever-changing environment?

How to Apply

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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