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Senior Risk Advisor

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This is a newly created role in a government organisation that understands that effective risk management is critical to success.

We are recruiting for a Senior Risk Advisor on a 12 month fixed term contract. This is a newly created role in a government organisation that understands that effective risk management is critical to success.

The Senior Risk Advisor will play a pivotal role in the 2nd line risk function, working closely with the 1st line of the business to identify risks, streamline controls, and ensure a structured, logical approach to risk management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the 1st line of the business to identify and assess risks, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the risk landscape.
  • Develop and implement structured risk assessment methodologies that are both effective and easy to understand.
  • Design and recommend risk controls that balance operational efficiency with robust risk mitigation.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance on risk management best practices and industry standards.
  • Foster strong working relationships with key stakeholders in the 1st line to promote a culture of risk awareness and proactive management.
  • Conduct training and workshops to enhance risk management capabilities within the 1st line.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in risk management
  • Strong knowledge of risk management frameworks and standards.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement effective risk controls.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a talent for building relationships and influencing stakeholders.
  • Ability to think strategically and align risk management initiatives with business objectives.

This role is paying up to $130,000 and this role may be appointed at any time, applications will be assessed as and when they come through. For more information, contact Gabriella Vettoretti at gabriella.vettoretti@robertwalters.co.nz

Robert Walters endeavours to review all applications in a maximum of five working days. If you have not received correspondence within this timeframe please do not hesitate to contact Gabriella Vettoretti on 04 471 9711.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Risk/Compliance

Focus: Risk/Operations

Industry: Public Sector and Government

Salary: $120,000 - $130,000 per annum + Competitive Salary

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Language: English - Professional Working

Location: Wellington

Job Reference: 1980750/001

Date posted: 14 June 2024

Consultant: Gabriella Vettoretti

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