Senior Advisor, Regulatory Strategy and Risk

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established on 1 January 2019 to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports six ministers, spans 12 portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Risk Management
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Gippsland - Baw Baw
Reference: VG/021777RR
Closing Date: 22-Nov-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Senior Advisor Regulatory Strategy and Risk - 021777 - 20190923.doc (Word, 155KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jenine Smith / Ross Potter
03 5624 2316 / 03 8392 6056

Position Details

Senior Advisor, Regulatory Strategy & Risk

  • $98,396 - $119,052 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Ellinbank (Warragul)*.  This position will be relocating to the new GovHub in Morwell in 2021

The Senior Advisor, Regulatory Strategy and Risk provides authoritative advice relating to the development and implementation of Earth Resources Regulation strategy, risk management, policy proposals, and legislation.

The position provides strategic advice, risk analysis, comment and opinion regarding the regulatory framework administered by Earth Resources Regulation. This position is responsible for researching and preparing briefings, correspondence, managing audits outcomes and projects.

The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate –

  • a tertiary qualification in public policy, governance, law, risk management or a related discipline is required;
  • experience in policy, strategy or risk function relating to the regulation of natural resources or comparable industries;
  • knowledge and experience in the development of strategy, auditing, procedures, risk registers, treatment plans and reporting in a government context;
  • ability to contribute as a member of a cohesive team, communicate and collaborate with other teams, understand and analyse issues, and develop intelligent strategy and practical procedures;
  • highly developed verbal and written communication skills and extensive experience in producing risk and strategy reports, policy papers and briefings; and
  • excellent ability to prioritise work, initiate actions to improve the functioning of Earth Resources Regulation and train staff in other teams on new or changed procedures.

The position of Senior Advisor, Regulatory Strategy and risk is part of the Resources branch in the Rural and Regional Victoria group. The Rural and Regional Victoria Group works with councils, industry and businesses and primary produces to improve liveability and drive sustainable economic growth in rural and regional communities.

For a confidential discussion, please call Jenine Smith, Director of Regulatory Governance on 03 5624 2316 or Ross Potter, Manager Strategy and Operational Policy on 03 8392 6056.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records and Qualifications Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 1 December 2019 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.


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