Risk and Compliance Officer

The Risk and Compliance Officer is the primary point of reporting, maintaining and collating risk and compliance across Cultura. The role will coordinate compliance and risk by partnering with Managers and subject matter experts, ensuring accountability is maintained within those roles. This position provides advice on compliance and risk management practices throughout the organisation, using their expertise and skills to ensure best practice and regulatory obligations are met.

This role will work closely with Quality Officers across the organisation, Health, Safety & Wellbeing Manager and external auditors.

This position will be contracted on a permanent part-time basis, working 21 hours per week.

About You:

  • Maintain, inform and co-ordinate risk register action items with owners of risk across Cultura to align with the risk matrix, framework and appetite. Ensure appropriate action and timely progress is made against identified risks and new or developing risks are accurately captured and mitigated;
  • Provide advice, training and support on risk and compliance matters across Cultura, working with Managers and subject matter experts to proactively identify key risk indicators and mitigation actions;
  • Provide updates and advice on changes to compliance and regulatory requirements;
  • Conduct assurance and compliance reviews ensuring standards are maintained and internal integrity is preserved, as well as external reporting obligations;
  • Assurance and compliance reporting to Managers and Board sub-committees;
  • Develop, promote and lead a positive risk-based culture across the organisation;
  • Maintain system administration assurance for IT systems across Cultura, in support with subject matter experts and IT team;
  • Administer the Risk and Compliance system and ensure accurate supporting documentation is provided by action item owners;
  • Lead development and maintenance of organisational Risk procedures, policies and frameworks;
  • Lead and support development of internal controls and strengthen risk mitigation and compliance practices across the organisation;
  • Support internal audits as required, and manage internal and external audit action reporting, including progress updates from owners;
  • Tertiary qualifications in business, risk or compliance studies;
  • Significant experience in Risk and Compliance role in a regulatory environment.

Applications should include a current resume. To apply, send your application to [email protected] with ‘Risk and Compliance Officer’ as the subject line.

Employment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a Police Record Check and Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check. Cultura will pay for the costs associated with Police Record Check and Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check.

We welcome applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+, and individuals with disabilities or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Sarah Felsovary on 0466 058 144 or [email protected].

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.

Applications Close:
February 4, 2024

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