Senior Advisor Risk - HSE


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Senior Advisor – Risk

    Develop your career in Risk management and Rail Operation Safety

      Balance career & lifestyle with our flexible work culture

        Free Myki travel

        At V/Line we are committed to helping people get to where they want to go. Whether that’s getting our customers to their destination or our people to their dream career.With a diverse range of roles we have a passion for helping our people be their best.Let us get you there with free myki travel.

        About the role

        The Safety, Sustainability & Risk (SSR) team is focused on planning for the future - delivering projects

        that will shape regional rail and V/Line in the years to come.

        As part of a close knit team, reporting the Risk Engineer, the Senior Advisor takes a lead role in championing risk management, establishing appropriate processes within Safety, Sustainability & Risk to manage enterprise risk as well as provide support and guidance on project related risk throughout its lifecycle.

        With significant investment in future projects there has never been a more exciting time to join V/Line.

        Key Accountabilities include:

          Responsible for ensuring that the SSR team manage their risks in accordance with the Enterprise Risk Management Framework and Safety, Sustainability and Risk Management Process.

            Leading and inspiring senior managers and staff to influence positive risk culture within the complex and cross-functional team environment.

              Alignment of SSR risk management program with V/Line’s statutory obligations.

                Manage SSR risks considering the impact to V/Line’s risk profile through the lifecycle of the change.

                  Ensure all open risk assessments are tracked and provide assurance that the treatments are implemented.

                    Plan, monitor and advise on the execution of risk assessments and reviews with an annual Risk Management Program within each area of the SSR business

                      Deliver/Support training for Risk Management to build the capability in SSR to undertake effective risk assessments, to improve risk maturity and capability.

                      About you

                      To be successful in this role, you will ideally have an understanding of risk in the rail environment or a similar high-risk industry, a willingness to learn, the ability to engage and influence your stakeholders along with the following skills and experience;

                        Demonstrable risk management experience and embedding risk culture in an organisation

                          Ability to develop and deliver effective, informative training

                            Experience establishing a robust process of monitoring risk treatments

                              Knowledge of ISO 31000- Risk Management Principles

                                A relevant Degree qualification in engineering, science, communications, business, commerce or finance is desirable but not essential

                                If you would like more information about this position, please contact Marie-Anne Ramondino via email

                                To apply for this position, please click ‘Apply for this Position' below.

                                What we can offer

                                  Workplace flexibility

                                    Personal Development

                                      Commitment to culture

                                        Inclusive environment

                                          Career opportunities

                                            Contribute to connecting Victorians

                                              Free Myki travel

                                                Paid Parental leave

                                                The selection process takes around 4 to 5 weeks and may include:

                                                • Pre-screening phone interview
                                                • Aptitude assessments
                                                • Behavioural event interview
                                                • Probity (police) check, reference checks, and a medical check

                                                V/Line is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and we welcome applicants from any background . We value diversity and are continuously working towards creating a flexible and inclusive environment that is representative of the Victorian community.

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