- Job posted on: 21st Jul 2021
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St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria exists to provide support to people across Victoria. For over 165 years we have been in Victoria assisting people through the challenges of poverty and exclusion address suffering, advocating against inequality and promoting human dignity and self-determination.
Overall, the group of companies of St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria has many arms and services. These include soup vans, education programs, home visitation programs and VincentCare Victoria, which provides a range of services and programs for people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and disadvantage. They also provide crisis accommodation, drug and alcohol dependency programs, and housing.
Our network of 110 Vinnies Shops across the state also play a key part in funding our many programs and services and providing material assistance to people we help.
This is an opportunity to join our Governance Risk and Compliance Team, working across our Shared Services as part of St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria group and VincentCare Victoria.
The Risk Officer will be an integral member of the team reporting to the General Manager and supporting them in their role, as well as working with multiple Stockholders across both organisation, providing support and guidance and ensuring risk and compliance requirements are understood and meet.
The role of Risk Officer would be perfect for someone looking to start their career in RiskManagement, or is a recent graduate looking to enter the workforce. You will be highly motivated and, have a willingness to learn. A strong attention to detail and relationship skills will help you succeed. Even if you have never thought of yourself working with Risk Management, this role will enable you to obtain an understanding of all areas of the organisations.
This is an incredible time for us, as we grow and strength our services within our communities, and with growth comes opportunities to develop your career with an amazing organisation that believes in Good Works!
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If this opportunity sounds perfect to you and you meet our essential requirements we can’t wait to hear from you. Please send us your updated CV and a cover letter that tells us a little more about you and why you would be perfect for the role. Please visit our website vinnies.org.au for a copy of the Position Description.
The process will include phone screening, an online psychometric assessment and a panel interview.
Please note that prior to any commencement of employment, pre-employment checks must be completed these will include reference checking, a national criminal history and right to work check, and a working with children check.
St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria is proactive in supporting child safety.
We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences.
We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.