Principal Advisor Risk
Oranga Tamarik
Lower Hutt, NZ
4h ago

Principal Advisor Risk - Corporate Services

Role : Principal Advisor Risk

Reports to : Manager Risk and Assurance

Location : Wellington

Job type : Permanent

Are you passionate about supporting a culture within Oranga Tamariki that will allow Risk and Assurance to become a trusted advisor that supports the organisation in achieving and delivering on its strategic priorities?

If so, this role is for you.

We have an incredible opportunity for an accomplished Principal Advisor Risk to build on the great framework that is in place at a time of organisational change.

This provides the opportunity for a self-starter to lead this key function to assist the leadership team establish a new way of managing risk.

About us Mō mātou

Oranga Tamariki Ministry for Children has a commitment to putting tamariki and rangatahi at the heart of what we do. In our work, we aim to demonstrate these values :

  • We put Tamariki first
  • We believe Aroha is vital
  • We respect the Mana of people
  • We are Tika and Pono
  • We value Whakapapa
  • We recognise that Oranga is a journey
  • About the role Mō te tūnga :

    Key Accountabilities :

  • Take the lead on developing and embedding risk management frameworks, processes and tools within Oranga Tamariki
  • Review and update or amend frameworks and tools to ensure they align with best practice, the operating model and strategy of the organisation
  • Provide reporting to the independent Risk and Assurance Committee of Oranga Tamariki (working with the Manager Risk and Assurance).
  • Facilitate the identification, analysis and monitoring of organisation level risks, and reporting of these and emerging risks to the Leadership Team, and Risk and Assurance Committee
  • Use risk analysis to confirm the Leadership Team's risk appetite, and ensure this is reflected in the Ministry's policies and guidance and risk mitigation plans
  • Apply "big picture", strategic thinking into the development of a risk work plans that supports delivery of Oranga Tamariki vision and priorities
  • Support the Manager Risk and Assurance with the delivery of the risk and assurance plan
  • Support a culture within the organisation that will allow Risk and Assurance to become a trusted advisor that supports the organisation in achieving and delivering on its strategic priorities
  • Identify improvements to risk and assurance processes and systems
  • About you Mōu :

  • Previous experience in risk management at a senior level and an interest in training and education of staff across the organisation
  • Strong ability to grasp complex business issues to contribute effective solutions to drive business success
  • Conceptually strong, while pragmatic and results orientated, and ability to do hands on risk activities
  • Experience of being adept at managing multiple projects and prioritising the demands of a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Strong ability to critically analyse and interpret complex information and make effective, well-reasoned decisions
  • Strong problem resolution and decision-making skills - able to clearly identify problems, seek alternative solutions, identify risks and benefits, seek input from others and make sound decisions based on these considerations
  • Strong research and strategic thinking skills and the ability to successfully analyse information and draw conclusions including problem structuring and resolution skills
  • Proven analytical skills including the ability to assess risks associated with assurance / audit related assignments and to successfully analyse information and draw conclusions
  • About the team Mo te roopu :

    The Risk and Assurance team provides independent and objective assurance, risk advisory and fraud and integrity services to assist Oranga Tamariki management to deliver on its strategic priorities and meet its accountabilities.

    This is achieved by bringing an innovative approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, internal control and governance processes while ensuring that integrity is at the centre of everything we do.

    What's in it for you Nou te rourou :

    In return we provide a fascinating and rewarding opportunity with flexible working arrangements and a committed team environment where we thrive to make a meaningful difference.

    We welcome diversity and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful way. This is your opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of tamariki and rangatahi.

    For a full list of our employee benefits please copy and paste the link below :

    https : / / mahi.orangatamariki.govt.nz / working-with-us / employee-benefits /

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