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Director, Risk and Assurance

Rare, New Civilian Opportunity | SAES 1 | Broad & Diverse Remit

Our client, South Australia Police (SAPOL) is a dynamic, innovative and inclusive organisation, critical to the provision of quality policing services in South Australia. SAPOL employees take great pride in delivering a range of services to reassure and protect the community in relation to crime and disorder, disaster and emergency management – accountable to the community they serve.

Ensuring SAPOL’s risk management processes and internal control environments are effective and operating as designed, the Director, Risk and Assurance is responsible for leading, advising on and coordinating the management of SAPOL’s Risk Management Portfolio and Framework, driving an appropriate, consistent and robust approach to governance.

In this rare leadership position, reporting to the Assistant Commissioner, Governance and Capability Service, the Director will support SAPOL to detect potential threats to reputation, financial sustainability, operational efficiency and workforce safety; develop, manage and review the implementation of the Audit Plan and associated strategies; direct and coordinate the delivery of regular audit and risk analysis reports; and, lead the development and implementation of Business Continuity Management capability across SAPOL.

Interest is sought from applicants with substantial senior level experience in managing the development and implementation of Risk Management frameworks and strategies, as well as exceptional interpersonal skills ensuring the establishment of effective working relationships across SAPOL and the wider public sector to maintain currency of issues and collaborate on common responses to emerging and/or developing issues.

We are seeking a risk and assurance professional who will bring to SAPOL innovation, proactivity, commerciality and the ability to foster and drive an appropriate risk, assurance and governance culture within a complex, fast-paced, ever changing and multi-faceted environment.

Telephone enquiries to Nick Stillwell are welcome on (+618) 8212 0999.

To apply, please click the link above and submit your CV and Cover Letter.

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Job Ref: AS000061
Submitted: 27-03-2024 04:38 PM