Unit Manager Risk and Integrity - Moreland City Council

Job Title: Unit Manager Risk and Integrity - Moreland City Council
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2002-99441_1581653444
Contact Name: Olivia O'Shea
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 18, 2020 08:07

Job Description

  • Newly created role
  • Bring a contemporary approach to risk efficiencies
  • Engage across Council to enhance the perception of risk

Moreland is a vibrant and energetic place, highly regarded for its cosmopolitan community, array of fabulous festivals, cool pools, eclectic shops, scenic bike paths and its community of artists and creative industries. A progressive council with 180,000 residents, Moreland is proud of its diversity and its ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. With its Civic Centre located in Coburg, just 8 kilometers north of Melbourne's CBD, there are excellent public transport options and great food and cafés right at their doorstep. Moreland City Council is a great place to live, work and play.

Moreland Council strives to be a contemporary, innovative and collaborative organisation with a deep commitment to, and engagement with, their community. Council's programs and strategies in the arts, libraries and cultural development are a key priority.

Find out more about Moreland City Council here:

Reporting to the Manager Corporate Governance, this is a newly created and critical role for Moreland City Council. Responsible for managing the Risk, Integrity (including internal audit and self-assessment), Insurance and Resilience functions, the Manager will focus on strategically lifting the maturity and perception of these functions across Council.

Utilising the data from a recent audit, the Unit Manager will bring a contemporary approach to updating the framework, policy and procedural documentation. The Unit Manager will then work with the business managers to strengthen their understanding, assessment and management of risk ensuring sustainable practices and outcomes are adopted and embedded into all aspects of Council's operations.

To ensure success in this role, Moreland City Council are seeking a risk professional who has an engaging, articulate and likeable manner coupled with exceptional stakeholder engagement skills and proven leadership experience.

You bring a proven background in leading contemporary risk practices and you demonstrate strategic foresight coupled with operational agility. Furthermore, you demonstrate strong customer service values; a commitment to continuous improvement for the betterment of your organisation and are highly regarded for your impactful staff leadership and ability to drive and empower your team to excellence within a positive cultural environment.

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

To apply, please click the "Apply Now" button and upload your resume. For further information or a confidential conversation, please contact Melanie Pecanek on 03 9929 9587 or Patrick Courtney on 03 9929 9537. For a copy of the PD, please email Paris Plompen at