Governance Risk Officer

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  • Ongoing, full-time role
  • Based in Parramatta (flexible working options may be available
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $99,431 to $110,064 + super

The Governance division is currently seeking to appoint a Governance Officer Risk to be responsible for providing sound risk management support services across the cluster. You will also contribute to the development and implementation of the risk management framework to aid continuous improvement in this space; ensuring that the organisation’s strategic and operational objectives are supported.

About You

To be successful in this role you will be a highly motivated governance or risk professional with a strong attention to detail and excellent time management and prioritisation skills. Able to work with a good degree of autonomy, you will be results focused and strive to deliver quality results at all times.

You will  bring a comprehensive knowledge of corporate governance, internal control and risk management principles to the role and will have had exposure to a wide range of enterprise risk related operations and activities. You will also have a demonstrable track record of success in delivering corporate governance and risk management services within an organisation, and ideally be familiar with NSW public sector legislation and government processes.

You will be comfortable managing and supporting the improvement of the risk culture within an organisation and have ideally previously been involved in driving business process improvement across multiple locations to deliver effective risk management processes.

Stakeholder engagement will be a primary focus of this role, so an ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels and confidently provide advice to a diverse stakeholder group is essential.

For more information read the full Role Description: Governance Officer Risk


About DPIE

The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment’s (DPIE) vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. We strive to be a high-performing, world-class public service organisation that celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and seeks to embed Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department.

In our inclusive and accessible workplace, differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging. DPIE supports various employee affinity groups, practice flexible working, offer job share and workplace adjustments. We are committed to the Premier’s Priorities and welcome applications from all.


To Apply

If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including a copy of your resume of no more than 5 pages and cover letter (2 pages maximum) outlining your skills and experience and expressing your interest and suitability for the role.

Applications close Sunday 7th November 2021 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Andres Ramirez via

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary opportunities of the same role or role type that may become available over the next 18 months.


Looking for more information or assistance in applying?

Our Diversity team can assist to:

  • provide alternative formats to apply
  • make adjustments to the recruitment process
  • offer information about workplace adjustments and support networks

We encourage people with disability to apply. If you have disability and require more information on adjustments and assistance to apply, contact the Diversity team on  (please include reference number).

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander check out Our Mob on Country to see the work we do and get assistance in applying.

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