Risk and Compliance Advisor

Downer Group employs approximately 50,000 people across more than 300 sites, primarily in Australia and New Zealand. Downer designs, builds and sustains assets, infrastructure and facilities and we are the leading provider of integrated services. As part of the Downer group, Spotless is a leading provider of integrated facilities services with clients across Australia and New Zealand. You will find us in diverse locations from government facilities, major hospitals, to corporate offices and army barracks. We have a strong presence across Australia and New Zealand, and we are proud of our people and our achievements. 

We are seeking an experienced Risk and Compliance Advisor with a commercial background to take the lead on reporting requirements to ensure best practice is met for our Melbourne Connect University Maintenance Contract. Reporting to the Contract Manager, this client interfacing role is key to the success of this contract.   

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Management of the Risk and Compliance functions across the contract
  • Delivery of insightful risk analysis reports and providing pragmatic and commercial risk management advice
  • Provide assurance on the effectiveness of the Risk Management Framework and work flexibly and collaboratively within a small team
  • Supporting the maintenance of an effective risk management framework
  • Challenging and reviewing the design and operating effectiveness of key controls to maximise contract performance

About You:

To be successful in this role, you will come to us with:

  • Qualifications in Business, Law, Commerce or a related discipline (desirable)
  • Previous experience in leading (or assisting) in a risk and compliance role within a large organisation ideally within facilities management but not essential
  • Well-developed planning and organisational skills
  • Energy, enthusiasm, drive, self-motivated and an influencer of change
  • Analytic mindset with a good eye for attention to detail
  • Highly effective communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to liaise with a wide range of stakeholders

What we Offer

  • Join one of Australia’s largest employers with true career growth opportunities
  • Supportive, inclusive and professional Zero Harm working environment
  • Great employee benefits and entitlements.

To apply, please click on “Apply” below and submit your resume. We do not accept applications via email but for more information, please email claire.holder@downergroup.com

Please note: As a pre-requisite for this role, candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical, as well as a National Police and Working with Vulnerable People Clearances

Downer Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Indigenous Australians to apply.


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