Projects and Operations

Risk and governance manager

Location Katoomba
Job Type Contract
Reference JO-1811-92205-1
Posted 7 days ago
At Davidson our vision is quite simply to change the face of the human resources and recruitment industry, breaking down stereotypes and establishing a new benchmark in the process. We’re determined to redefine our industry. The investments we make in our people ensure a truly collaborative environment in which we grow together and share success.

Governance and Risk Manager
Do you want to progress in a key position with an iconic local government organisation? Are you a risk and governance professional with managerial experience looking to work in a team of highly skilled individuals?
This local council is unique in its location hosting world heritage scenery. They are well known and a highly popular tourist destination all year round, currently serving a population just above 80,000 people. Being part of this team will present exciting opportunities for both personal and professional development.

The Role
Your role will primarily focus on managing risk and governance to deliver leadership outcomes in line with the council’s annual, four year and 2025 plan. This includes Enterprise Risk Management, WH&S, governance, compliance and risk programs. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Develop and implement the ERM strategy across council to ensure business risks are identified and properly managed
  • Develop and oversee the internal Audit function to promote continuous improvement
  • Lead and manage the governance and risk team in the delivery of all governance and risk activities
  • Provide expert policy, planning and operational advice to the Group Manager
What we are looking for
To be successful in this role you will need to show proven experience in implementation of new ERM frameworks in or to a NSW government agency, preferably in combination with PL insurance knowledge. 

This organisation actively works towards a flexible working environment and a dynamic workforce. We inspire and like to see people from all backgrounds to apply and we do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Please note the deadline for application closes on Thursday the 6th of December at 5pm. Any applications received after this may not be considered for this role. 
Not quite right? We also have opportunities available from mid-level up to director level. Whether your expertise lies in road, rail, transport, development, design, maintenance or asset management we have a selection of roles in both public and private sector available for you.

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Liisa Olsson on 02 8093 0617, quoting ref no. JO-1811-92205. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at