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Audit Risk and Governance Manager.

Audit Risk and Governance Manager

Job Title: Audit Risk and Governance Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Sydney
Salary: $590 per day + Super (Negotiable)
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3314340
Contact Name: William Gardner
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 17, 2021 17:33

Job Description

About the company

State wide government agency looking after civil infrastructure projects and commuter experience across NSW.
Primary purpose of the role
The role leads the operational governance and risk strategies, ensuring consistency across the branch operations. The role will also monitor the business planning and performance processes across the branch and coordinate related activities to provide a governance/risk management framework that supports the successful delivery of initiatives for customers and stakeholders.
This role is initially on a 6 month basis with view to an extension or permanent position. 

Key accountabilities
  • Undertake a quantitative risk assessment to support informed and evidence-based decision-making in an operational environment.
  • Manage the ongoing follow up of the completion of agreed internal audit actions with the business to ensure that they are addressed by management within agreed timeframes.
  • Influence and support the branch in identifying, monitoring, and reporting risk and performance against risk mitigation plans, highlighting achievements and identifying areas of improvement and deficiencies together with actions to address these.
  • Coordinate and support risk assessments across the branch, including preparing and updating risk registers, drafting reports, undertaking research and analysis.
  • Implement a program of risk reviews and reports, which will facilitate an accurate understanding of actual and potential risk exposures across the branch.
  • Provide advice and support on risk management standards, strategies, practices, and procedures to protect and support the branch in addressing the risks associated with business operations.
  • Analyse and prepare reports for senior management on both a cyclical and an as needs basis and provide recommendations and input into business planning across the branch to ensure effective risk mitigation strategies are in place.
  • Drive the utilisation of the enterprise-wide risk information systems, including the preparation and delivery of appropriate risk reports to facilitate decision-making and minimise risk across the organisation.
 Key challenges  
  • Influencing stakeholders to be proactive in implementing and improving corporate governance and risk management.
  • Ensuring risk mitigation strategies support business needs and being cost-effective and improve the organisations' overall risk mitigation requirements.
  • Adopting a proactive as well as a responsive approach to the identification and management of governance and branch risks. 
 To apply

For more information please call Will on 0435935377 or email your resume to