Secretariat and Assurance Officer

Here is an opportunity to work within an expert departmental governance team to support a high-level Board and the important assurance function in a varied and dynamic department.
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Insurance and Superannuation
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50932741X
Closing Date: 24-Jan-2022
Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 50932741 VPS 4 PD Secretariat and Assurance Officer.docx (Word, 177KB)

Contact: Sheryn Anderson
0436 811 065

Position Details

The Risk and Audit Committee Secretariat and Assurance Officer provides secretariat services to the department's Risk and Audit Committee and undertakes assurance management activities. This role will suit someone with experience in public service governance or who has previously worked in audit or assurance management.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have strong organisational and communication skills, strive for service excellence, and have relevant governance or assurance management experience. The position will be an active member of the Governance Branch, contributing to the delivery of group and departmental priorities, and to building an inclusive and high performing workforce that is customer focussed, collaborative, professional and engaged.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Secretariat experience and some knowledge of governance and assurance functions will be favourably considered.

This is an ongoing position. 

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections.  

For further information please refer to the attached position description. 

Applications close at midnight on Monday 24 January 2022. 

Other relevant information: 

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check. 

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen. 

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.



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