Risk & Compliance Officer - Education

  • Location

    Sydney, New South Wales

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

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  • Salary:

    AU$80000 - AU$100000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Andrew Rogers

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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The Opportunity

A progressive private education business with a proud history and deep roots in their community are seeking a Risk & Compliance Officer to safeguard students and staff by ensuring effective and accountable governance practices.

The Role

Education is the foundation that enables the leaders of tomorrow and working in school that nurtures talent, inspires achievement and fosters confidence in young people can be an incredibly rewarding environment to build your career within. As the school's Risk & Compliance Officer, you will make a difference to those young people and the educators who work with them.

Effective governance in this environment ensures that risks are managed effectively, not only protecting the bottom line but guaranteeing the safety and health of the students and staff. Working closely with the schools leadership and management, you will be ultimately responsible for the school's risk management strategy, legal and regulatory obligations as well as wider policy and commercial compliance and risk needs. You will:

  • Design implement and monitor the school's ongoing risk and compliance frameworks, policies and procedures, embedding an organisation-wide culture of effectively managed risk
  • Working closely with the senior leadership of the school you will contribute to and manage health and safety and company secretarial needs for the business
  • Support a wide range of other corporate functions and requirements including reputation management, crisis management, future planning and strategic matters

In Return

You can expect a competitive package combined with a collaborative and people first culture. Staff enjoy a good work life balance and satisfaction from their work which reflects the positive impact of the school on its students and wider community.


To be considered, you will need to be able to demonstrate a sustained and high-performance background in risk and compliance, ideally with experience from within the education sector. You will be degree qualified and be able to demonstrate project and stakeholder management skills that bring leadership and decision makers into alignment, so that risk management and policy projects are delivered against deadlines and with high levels of organisation adoption.

Please contact Andrew Rogers on 02 9236 9002 or andrewrogers@taylorroot.com.au for a confidential discussion about the organisation and process for applying.

Please note that you will be required to hold or secure clearance to work with children as well as a current first aid / cpr certificate.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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