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Reference Number 14244
Position Title Risk Consultant
Employment Type Maximum Term Full Time
Organisation Other States
Location Office of the Assistant Chief Secretary
Award/Enterprise Agreement Award Free
Position Summary

Risk Consultant

  • National responsibility
  • Maximum Term 12 month full time position
  • Melbourne Location

 About us                                                                 

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

Over the past year The Salvation Army (TSA) has been working towards a unified national organisation with one vision, one voice and the ability to deliver greater positive impact on the many people who access our services.   

About the role                                                                                                 

As a direct result of this transformation, a new national opportunity is available for a motivated individual to join our Governance and Risk team as a Risk Consultant. You will provide advice and support for the effective management of the TSA Governance and Risk framework so that sound and informed decision making processes and procedures are followed in safeguarding TSA’s legal and regulatory obligations.

The Risk Consultant will report to the Executive Manager, Risk.

Key areas of accountability include: 

  • Risk Framework – Support senior management in developing and managing the Risk framework to enhance TSA capacity to identify, manage and minimise risk
  • Advisory – Maintain a sound understanding of relevant regulatory requirements to provide advice and guide managers to enable TSA in the implementation of Risk policies and procedures
  • Policy and Procedure – Monitor Risk manual, procedures and documentation ensuring the record management system effectively reports and supports TSA controls for managing risk
  • Reporting - Assist in preparing and delivering communication to Risk Partners through various Risk Forums


The position will be located in Melbourne and may require interstate travel. 

About you

The successful candidate will have: 

  • Proven experience in Governance or Risk Management in 1st line Business Risk and / or 2nd line Risk Oversight roles
  • Bachelor’s degree in Audit, Law, Compliance,  Accounting or Commerce;  a post-secondary degree or diploma in Risk Management
  • Solid working knowledge of ASIC and ACNC regulations, Australian Charity and Company Law in terms of Governance and Risk and the regulatory environment including familiarity with obligations imposed by corporations law


A full position description can be downloaded from the internal jobs page/noticeboard. For questions about the role or to have a position description sent to you, please contact

Closing date for applications is 12th May 2019

Contact Person Gillian Howard
Closing Date 12/05/2019
Position Description
Risk Consultant PD 17042019 .pdf Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AESDT) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.