Organisational Resilience & Risk Consultant

• See the fruits of applying your professional experience in business resilience and enterprise risk management
• Make a real difference at a University that actively contributes to national and global problem solving
• Belong to a dynamic, passionate, and proactive team
• Full-time, continuing opportunity, $119K pa package, located at Camperdown/Darlington Campus

About the opportunity

The Organisational Resilience and Risk Consultant is responsible for supporting the Chief Risk Officer in designing and managing the University’s organisational resilience framework. Additionally, this role is responsible for supporting the Risk Management team in managing the University’s risk management framework and will also support the risk management team in the maintenance of the University’s risk registers, liaising with the relevant risk owners and reporting on risk to all levels of University management.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for an Organisational Resilience & Risk Consultant who will have demonstrated experience in the following:

  • Facilitating a regular prioritisation and review process to ensure a risk-based approach to resilience plans
  • Facilitating the implementation of an Organisational Resilience Framework
  • Liaising with relevant stakeholders to ensure appropriate integration of the components of the organisational resilience framework
  • Drafting concise and effective risk reports for senior executive committees
  • Promoting organisational resilience and risk management best practice across a large, complex organization.

The successful applicant will have experience consulting across complex organisations and will be seeking an opportunity to make a meaningful impact through their work.

About us

In recent years, the University has determined the need for an enterprise wide approach to risk management, including organisational resilience. The Risk Management Department, led by the Chief Risk Officer was established in June 2016. This position is primarily responsible for supporting the Chief Risk Officer in designing and implementing the University’s Organisational Resilience Framework, and in supporting other risk management processes where required.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australias first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number to apply.

Please note: visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11.30pm 29 April 2018

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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