Principal Risk Advisor

Legal Aid NSW
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Competitive Salary
Apr 30, 2021
May 05, 2021
Job Role
Risk Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Risk Advisor-00008976
Build your skills, create success and become inspired!

TAFE NSW has over 500,000 annual enrolments and sets the benchmark for quality education in Australia. Join our innovative, dynamic organisation while we embark on a once in a generation evolution to modernise, upskill and digitally transform into a world-class education provider.

We're committed to building a culture of highly engaged and talented people, all working together in a collaborative and high-performance culture which facilitates career mobility and diversity. Our employees are valued and provided development opportunities to ensure organisational success and personal growth.

The Opportunity

The opportunity to join TAFE NSW's influential team of Principal Risk Advisors. Reporting to the Head of Risk you will provide specialist technical advice, guidance and coaching to senior managers and their team members, supporting them to manage their risks and achieve business objectives. You will promote positive risk behaviours, challenge risk perceptions and provide training to increase organisational risk capability, positive risk culture and increase organisational risk maturity.

Please note that this position's location is flexible within NSW, though you will need to be able to work out of a TAFE campus.

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About you

You possess exceptional stakeholder management and influencing skills and have experience partnering with senior managers to build enterprise risk management as an intrinsic part of business operations.

As a great communicator, you utilise your enterprise risk management expertise (both operational and project risk) to promote business decision-making and resource allocation in line with the TAFE NSW Risk Appetite Statement.

You are adept in working in a complex and matrix operating environment.

In addition, you are an independent and resourceful problem solver able to prioritise and focus your work.

Additionally, you have:

1. Degree qualification in related field or equivalent industry experience.

2. A high degree of technical competency in the development and application of enterprise risk management.

3. Sound knowledge of and experience in facilitation and performance of qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, cost benefit analysis, risk profile development and reporting, risk monitoring/quality control, system change management, and assurance.

4. Qualification as Certified Professional Risk Manager (CPRM) or equivalent.

5. Ability to address and meet focus capabilities as stated in the Position Description.

How to Apply

For your application to be considered, you must:
  • Attach your latest resume and a cover letter detailing suitability for the role and addressing the essential requirements
  • Click the 'apply' button where you will be required to answertwotarget questions outlining your suitability

  • Closing Date: Sunday 16th May 2021 at 11:59 pm

    As a condition of employment, you will be required to obtain Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance. For permanent positions, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident. For temporary positions, it is generally acceptable for you to have a current visa that allows you to work in Australia.

    TAFE NSW is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to fostering a diverse workforce.

    We encourage applications from people with a disability and will make any reasonable adjustment that you need both in the interview process and on the job - if you need assistance or if you have any questions in relation to the recruitment or application process, please contact Sarah Sanderson at



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    1Total Remuneration Package:$160,820. Package includes salary ($144,917), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.ContactClare Kitcher-0429 639 003

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