Manager, Risk Finance and Performance

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Work Type: Ongoing - full time

Job Function: Finance

Classification: VPSG6

Work Location: Melbourne

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/611121

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 Manager, Risk will support the Director, Performance, Risk and Program Management to manage and evolve the enterprise risk function of Homes Victoria. Given the strategic importance of effective risk management for the delivery of strategic programs and organisational effectiveness, this role is an integral to boosting the organisation's capabilities with fit for purpose risk management policies, procedures and enterprise-wide risk identification, management and reporting practices.

The Manager, Risk (leading a dedicated risk team) is the point of focus for building risk capability, oversighting implementation of a tailored risk framework and continuing to embed a strong risk culture at Homes Victoria. You will work with internal stakeholders to provide risk advice and support as part of a cross-organisational lift in risk awareness and capability. Equally, the risk function works closely with DFFH's Chief Risk Officer (and team), connecting Homes Victoria portfolio risks with the whole of portfolio risk management approach.

Are you:                                  

  • Are you a experienced Risk professional who has supported large scale infrastructure-related programs covering a diverse set of enterprise- and program-specific risks and issues?
  • Equipped with demonstrated knowledge and experience with the Victorian Government Risk Management Framework and other related enterprise and infrastructure-related government policies?
  • Effective at collaborating to build risk management 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 risk 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 https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing

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