ID: 155089

Volunteer Compliance & Risk Manager | NFP & Indigenous Consultants | Remote Work

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Across: Melbourne VIC, Canberra ACT, Perth WA, Darwin NT, Newcastle NSW, Brisbane City QLD, Sydney NSW, Adelaide SA

About this opportunity

Main activities • Developing the Risk Management framework, charter, policy statements and methodology, ensuring it is aligned with best practice and organisational strategy. • Liaising with the Board of Directors and Senior Management to ensure that they meet their Risk Management responsibilities and obligations under ASX listing rules and RBA requirements. • Providing independent reports to the Board Audit Committee and Risk Management Committee with respect to the overall progress of Risk Management in the organisation. • Evaluating operational policies and procedures to achieve the identified Risk Management objectives and recommend improvements where necessary. • Introducing new technology, improved Risk Management techniques and approaches to assist risk identification, measurement and control. • Facilitating and coordinating business unit documentation of operational policies and procedures. • Monitoring the progress of risk management processes on existing and new projects/activities are undertaken by the organisation. • Serving as a reference point to managers on Risk Management issues.

Key skills • Ability to work closely with department managers, senior leaders and the board.

Internal contacts All departments throughout the organisation, Risk Management Committee.

External contacts Consultants.

Typical experience 10+ years understanding organisation risk. An audit background is an advantage. Tertiary qualifications or equivalent in Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistics or Business.

Our Not-for-Profit Organisation is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) and s8(4) of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic). Preference may be given during selection to suitably qualified applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander

Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

• Australian Citizenship/Permanent Resident/New Zealand Citizenship
• Supportive to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
• Supportive to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Asexual or other gender and sexual diversities (LGBTIQA+) Communities
• Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
• Have sound Business, Charities and Not-for-Profit experience
• Have competent knowledge and skills with basic Technology, Google Suite, Web designs and browsers, etc.
• Ability to communicate honestly and transparency, with sound knowledge and ability to speak and write in English.
• Relevant Qualifications and Certificates/Registrations;
• Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within Australia;
• Great communication and listening skills;
• Ability to commit the required time for the position and be able to commit to a 12-month position (minimum);
• Upon engagement, you will be required to have or obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) and a National Police Check (NPC), which is conducted alongside our partnered charity agency.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

15+ hours per fortnight (negotiable)

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Groups of 10 or more
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Education & Training
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Mediation & Advocacy
  • Research, Policy & Analysis
  • Safety & Emergency Services
  • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Writing & Editing

• Fair Work Ombudsman Training • Council of Social Services Training • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Training • Mandate Report Training • Basic Governance Knowledge Training etc.