New Job Opportunity - TransGrid

Position: Risk Manager

Purpose of This Position

The Risk Manager reports to the Head of Risk and Compliance and is responsible for providing risk advice that assists senior stakeholders with decision making as well as managing and continuously improving TransGrid’s enterprise wide risk strategy.

Role Dimensions

Business Unit: Legal, Governance and Risk

Location: Sydney

Reports to: Head of Risk & Compliance

Direct Reports: 0


Key Accountabilities


  • Individually and with Managers and the relevant EM, ensure understanding and engagement with vision, purpose, and strategic and stakeholder considerations at Manager and Team levels

  • Inspire confidence and urgency within the Department and across the Business Unit for the delivery of timely, high-quality service to internal and external customers

  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement

  • Continuously drive agility and flexibility in responding to market and industry changes

  • Drive a focussed commercial perspective, including an outward focus, awareness of delivery cycle times, and professional completion of work products

  • Develop customer and stakeholder engagement plans and deliver excellence in this area

  • Demonstrate advanced levels of competence in the TransGrid leadership capabilities required of the position

  • Engage, support, motivate and develop capability and potential in others

  • Promote and support organisational objectives around risk engagement and culture change

  • Encourage high performance and collaborative behaviours in a highly matrixed organisation

Risk Management

  • Lead TransGrid’s enterprise risk management framework, policies, and procedures including activities to monitor and manage TransGrid’s risk culture

  • Input into strategic executive decision making from a risk perspective

  • Assist Management with the identification of Key Risk Indicators through the use of data and analytics

  • Ongoing risk monitoring, reporting, and escalation as required Position Description Risk Manager

  • Assist in communicating and translating key risks to the business.

  • Assist management to identify risks and develop risk mitigation and monitoring strategies as part of the risk management framework and the risk appetite statement.

  • Maintaining and improving the Business Unit and Strategic Risk Registers.

  • Continuously improve of the risk management framework, processes and policies

  • Maintain input and data quality of risk management systems.

  • Assist with directing assurance activities relating to TransGrid’s risk profile and risk management

Stakeholder and Customer Relationships

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with other TransGrid groups, external service providers and stakeholders

  • Represent TransGrid on key industry bodies and with key agencies and companies

Additional Duties & Information

  • The position is required to carry out any additional duties or projects allocated to the department

  • Engage with the business to embed sustained performance improvement and business process change

  • Identify strategic problems and management concerns in the business beyond the focus of specific assignments; introduce tailored pro-active and data driven solutions; anticipate needs and volunteer advice

  • Identify, evaluate and resolve issues affecting professional risk; plan and manage the assignment to minimise risk; review assignments to ensure quality meets or exceeds professional standards; maintain quality assurance over deliverables

Values and Behaviours

TransGrid’s Organisational Values are Committed, Collaborative, Caring and Enterprising. All employees are expected to adhere to these Values and associated behaviours.

Key Role Capabilities

TransGrid roles are supported by a capability framework. The capabilities required to hold this position are:

  • Leadership – inspiring direction and purpose; optimising business outcomes and leading reform and change

  • Results – deliver results, plan and prioritise, think and solve problems, demonstrate accountability

  • Business enablers – finance, technology, procurement and contract management and project management

  • Relationships – communicate effectively, commit to customer service, work collaboratively and influence and negotiate

  • Personal attributes – display resilience and courage, act with integrity, lead self and value diversity