Risk & Assurance Adviser

Last updated 10 days ago
Location:Geelong - Flexible Options
Job Type:Full Time

As Barwon Water looks toward 2030, we recognise an opportunity to be a leader of the region’s prosperity and are striving to ensure our business is addressing the challenges of our generation, delivering valued outcomes for our customers and community.

To help achieve our 2030 strategy, we are seeking an experienced and forward thinking Risk and Assurance professional to provide support in the development and maintenance of a robust risk management, compliance and assurance framework.

About us

Barwon Water is Victoria's largest regional urban water corporation, with more than 110 years experience in delivering world-class water, sewerage and recycled water services to our customers and community.

More than just taps and toilets, we’re a pivotal player in the region’s ongoing social, economic and environmental prosperity.

We care about where we live and work, and we’re always looking for like-minded people to join our team.

We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which we live and work, and we’re committed to building strong, meaningful partnerships with local indigenous communities. We celebrate diversity, and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for our career opportunities.

About the role

You will leverage your technical skills to support strong systems, processes and procedures are effectively mitigating risks and allowing us to respond early to emerging issues

You will apply your curiosity to conduct investigations on compliance breaches, developing compliance plans and remedial actions, whilst also contributing to the compliance policy, strategy and framework to deliver assurance reviews.

You will engage with the business, providing expertise and support to both risk and assurance matters across the business, preparing and presenting reports for the Audit and Risk Committee, the Executive Leadership Team and the Board.

You will identify and implement improvements to current process and practices, leveraging industry networks and technical knowledge to support a commitment for innovation and best for business outcomes.

About you

You have a solutions oriented approach to work, able to hit the ground running to implement solutions and achieve outcomes, confident to apply your skills and experience.

You are curious with an inquiring mindset, proven in your ability to interpret legislation, policies and technical content from a variety of sources.

You are a collaborator, focused on building relationships that ensure strong stakeholder engagement, deliver common goals and drive high performance outcomes.

Why join us?

We value your professional growth. We embrace diversity. We value fairness and equal opportunity.

Some of our exciting opportunities and benefits include:

  • rewarding personal development
  • an award-winning health, mental health, and wellbeing program
  • supportive and flexible remote working provisions
  • access to pro-rata long service leave, including carry-over arrangements from the Victorian public sector.
  • best-practice innovation and employee recognition programs
  • a social club geared towards you and your family