Lead Risk & Compliance - Contract

Job Title: Lead Risk & Compliance - Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wollongong, Australia
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-08-26
Reference: BH-88583
Contact Name: Christopher Parkinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 27, 2018 06:50

Job Description

A high level position has developed to join a major client for 12 months and gain critical exposure to a major mining company. 

  • Lead the timely identification and management of business risks and opportunities and the development of an accurate risk profile
  • Lead the implementation of processes that review statutory and regulatory compliance as well as adherence to  minimum standards
  • Ensure alignment between the management of risks and the relevant Principal Hazard Management Plan
  • Deliver specialist, independent and technically capable risk and compliance support, tools, coaching and training to process owners
  • Foster an inclusive workplace with a strong culture of care and accountability
  • Prepare accurate and timely risk and compliance reporting, including emerging trends to key stakeholders (i.e. Functional and Operations’ VPs) as well as bi-annual reporting to the Board Risk & Audit Committee and Sustainability Committee
  • Review risk assessments and business continuity plans for material risks to ensure compliance with Group policy
  • Facilitate risk assessments and reviews for material risks to ensure optimal control design and effectiveness
  • Facilitate risk assessments for functional strategies and delivery of operational and/or project objectives
  • Facilitate conversations with the Lead Teams on risks and the management of risks
  • Lead governance activities to review the effectiveness of the risk management and assurance processes
  • Monitor the risk environment to identify new risks and/or changes to existing risks, as well as opportunities to create value 
  • An overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development
Qualifications, Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Finance or a relevant technical (ie: Risk Management) discipline
  • Risk Management (CPRM) or equivalent professional qualification
  • 10+ with risk management and operations
  • Demonstrated capability in current risk management / assurance practice
  • Demonstrated capability in control, monitoring and effective reporting to executive management and/or Board
  • Experience in the resources industry, ideally with some operational level experience
  • Experience in managing governance and assurance processes with an emphasis on risk and/or legal/insurance expertise
  • Ability to work effectively with interdisciplinary teams in a multi-cultural and multi-national environment
  • Excellent skills in data monitoring, advanced analytics and risk and assurance process

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