Education & Training
RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.
Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMITs leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.
Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.
Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.
What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.
Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.
About the role
This key executive role reports to the Chair, Audit and Risk Committee of Council with an administrative reporting line to CFO. The Chief Audit and Risk Officer is responsible for the oversight and delivery of the strategic framework for assurance (including the three lines of defence model) and continuing compliance with international, Federal and State Government legislation and regulations across all relevant jurisdictions.
The role encompasses four key areas: Internal Audit, Compliance, Policy Governance and Risk Management. The principal function of Internal Audit is to provide Council and the Vice-Chancellor with independent and objective assurance that is designed to add value to and improve RMIT's operations. The role is also responsible for oversight and development of the University risk management and policy frameworks and management of the business continuity and insurance programs to ensure the University becomes more risk resilient and can achieve an acceptable balance between retention and transfer of insurable risks.
The role is a source of expert advice to the senior executive on complex matters relating to legislation and regulation as it affects the operations of a global university and oversees the dissemination of relevant knowledge and the building of capability - across all sections of the broader University community. The role is also responsible for leading the University's response to review activity undertaken by regulatory agencies and for ensuring measures are in place to support ongoing compliance and registration where applicable. The Chief Audit and Risk Officer represents RMIT's interests with Government and with external regulatory and security agencies. The role is also responsible for management, maintenance and assurance of policy governance across the RMIT Group.
Tertiary qualification in Commerce, Finance or Legal is essential, a post graduate qualification would be highly regarded.
Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.
Bring your whole self to work
We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.
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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest for this role.
Applications close 27th February 2020.
We are also happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your unique accessibility requirements. Please email TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au with your request(s).
RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.
Trans and Gender Diverse applicants
Inclusion is at the durrung (or heart) of who we are. We aim to create an environment where staff and students who identify as trans and gender diverse feel supported to succeed and belong.
We recognise the challenges faced by the trans and gender diverse community when applying for a new role.
At RMIT, we aim to support you from the start. Our Talent Acquisition team are active members of the RMIT Ally network.
For enquires or support through the application, recruitment and onboarding process, applicants who identify as trans or gender diverse are invited to contact Mat Lewis at email@example.com
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