Risk Adviser, Enterprise Risk Advisory

As a Risk Adviser, your role is to deliver enterprise risk advice to the Victorian Public Sector, so our clients can improve their capability to assess and manage risk. In doing so, they will have a considered view of their enterprise risk maturity, a prioritised plan to address the highest value opportunities, and support from VMIA as they implement changes in their organisation.
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Department: Victorian Managed Insurance Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Risk Management
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1663898
Closing Date: 28-Sep-2022
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Position Description - Risk Adviser - Enterprise Risk Advisory - Risk Services - Sept 2022.PDF (PDF, 132KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Faith Yego

Position Details

Risk Adviser, Enterprise Risk Advisory,

Full-Time, Max Term 12 months.

About VMIA

Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA) is the Victorian Government's insurer and risk adviser, covering the people and projects that help Victorians thrive. We're an agency in the Department of Treasury and Finance portfolio established under the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority Act, and report to the Assistant Treasurer.

We provide insurance and risk advice to government departments and agencies, with more than 4,600 clients ranging from small community service organisations to public hospitals, schools, and core service providers. We also provide domestic building insurance to builders, giving Victorian homeowners peace of mind for building projects valued over $16,000.

We help our clients prepare for, prevent, or reduce the impact of harm. When things don't go to plan, we help clients restore services and recover quickly.

Our unique perspective across Victorian Government clients provides an opportunity for learning and development across the risk and insurance industry as well as the broader public sector, creating deeper connections with our clients, and a shared understanding of best practice in our fields of expertise.

People are at the heart of everything we do. At VMIA, you'll be encouraged to achieve your career goals in a progressive and flexible workplace that, most importantly lets you be yourself.

Your role

As a Risk Adviser, your role is to deliver enterprise risk advice to the Victorian Public Sector, so our clients can improve their capability to assess and manage risk. In doing so, they will have a considered view of their enterprise risk maturity, a prioritised plan to address the highest value opportunities, and support from VMIA as they implement changes in their organisation.

Your key focus will be embedded in developing trusted relationships through an empathetic and supportive approach for the delivery of strategic advisory services to clients; supporting our clients to manage their risk.

You work closely with the State-wide and Insurable Risk Advisory teams, to deliver integrated risk and insurance advice to clients that also encompasses risks which are state-significant or require a State-wide approach thus ensuring the best possible client experience, further strengthening the VMIA brand.

You will become part of the Risk Services Division and a talented team of people who are passionate about doing work contributing towards a more confident and resilient Victoria.

This role is part of the Enterprise Risk Advisory team, reporting to the Head of Enterprise Risk Advisory in the Risk Services Division

How you'll make an impact

  • Provide relationship management support to our clients and contribute to account management and client service plan processes.
  • Support the end-to-end delivery of enterprise risk advisory service – including services to support embedding the Victorian Government Risk Management Framework.
  • Provide background research to support engagements.
  • Write reports, desktop reviews, service proposals, reports on workshop outputs and project related work.
  • Facilitate client learning sessions and tailored workshops; support guiding conversations, monitor client feedback, and note taking.
  • Seek opportunities for continuous improvement.

Who you work with

  • You work primarily with our agency client segment, including departments in their agency capacity, delivering enterprise risk advisory services.
  • You also work closely with our Statewide and Insurable Risk Advisory functions to ensure the best possible client experience, and with our Service Development team to create and delivery new tools to support our objectives.
  • From time to time you may update the Chief Services Officer, reporting and presenting on strategic programs or initiatives.

About you

  • 2-5 years' experience in a similar role with extensive knowledge across risk management and/or in consulting roles related to embedding contemporary enterprise risk management practice.
  • Strong track record of managing client relationships including the management of agreed service delivery programs and outcomes.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills; written, verbal and facilitation skills with the ability to influence and negotiate mutually beneficial outcomes to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Highly collaborative with a strong track record of working in teams to agreed outcomes.
  • Experience working with Boards and Executives, and confidence to work with and influence stakeholders of all levels.
  • Excellent organisation skills and ability to respond with confidence to changing needs and deadlines, whilst maintain high quality outcomes.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn new systems and processes quickly.
  • Previous experience of working in public sector, health or not-for-profit sectors. (Preferrable)

We encourage people from all gender identities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, with disabilities, and from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please let us know of any accessibility needs to be considered during the recruitment process.

Why work with us?

  • We're known for our incredible culture and sense of community – and an employee value proposition that makes our people proud.
  • We reward innovation, best practice thinking and collaboration. We're industry leaders in diversity and inclusion, are passionate about gender equality, and encourage and enable our people to bring their whole selves to work.
  • We were leaders in working flexibly even before COVID-19. Now, we operate in a hybrid environment, with a suite of events and activities to connect us even when we're apart. We'll continue to work from where it makes sense to, with flexible arrangements that deliver for our clients and work for our people.
  • We are a learning organisation and you can expect to grow, develop, and evolve your professional career whilst at VMIA
  • We offer programs, subsidies and leave options to support the wellbeing of our people and invest in their development and growth.

How to apply

If we've sparked your interest, introduce yourself by submitting a cover letter addressing your suitability for this role and why a role at VMIA appeals to you along with your CV.

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Should you be successful for the first round of shortlist, one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists will guide you through our process and next steps.

For more information, refer to the job description, alternatively, contact Faith Yego, Talent Acquisition Adviser at careers@vmia.vic.gov.au, or visit our careers page.

Other relevant information

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening including a national police check, probity, and misconduct screening.

Additional Information

VMIA is supportive of hybrid working arrangements.

Mandatory Vaccination Directions

VMIA will comply with any applicable pandemic orders, public health order, directions, or laws regarding the recording and holding of vaccination information about workers who are, or may be, scheduled to work outside their ordinary place of residence

Applications close 5pm Wednesday, 28th September 2022.

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