Business Resilience Manager

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime

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Our Risk, Compliance and Audit team is currently seeking an experienced Business Resilience Manager to join their dynamic and innovative team. This position will require the successful candidate to utilise their expertise and be responsible for managing and supporting the University’s business continuity and resilience management function, including providing specialist advice on incident response and supporting the application of business continuity and resilience policies and procedures to areas throughout the University.

In this role, you will...
  • Provide strategic support, expert advice and facilitate discussions in relation to business continuity and resilience controls assurance and ensure that performance standards and KPIs are attained.
  • Deliver professional advice to stakeholders on matters relating to prevention and/or management of high-risk incidents on domestic and overseas matters, and travel-related matters.
  • Regularly monitor and review management policies and procedures to develop and implement improvements as required.
  • Communicate and build professional networks with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, whilst working closely with key university service providers such as People and Culture, Finance, Legal and IT to ensure alignment of activities with broader policies and frameworks.
To be successful in this role, you will have...
  • Postgraduate qualifications combined with extensive experience in Emergency Response Management, Crisis Management, Disaster Management or Business Continuity Management.
  • Demonstrated planning and management skills with the ability to provide strategic advice, develop options, analyse risks, make good judgements, and solve problems in the delivery of business outcomes for an organisation.
  • Ability to negotiate and effectively simplify and articulate complex technical knowledge to a wide range of audiences.
  • Previous industry experience, particularly within organisations with a global footprint and exposure to working with foreign jurisdictions is highly desirable.

If you have the desire to protect and influence the health, safety and wellbeing of staff, students, and other University patron and ensure continuity of Curtin’s global operations, we are eager to hear from you.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Steven Tamigi, Director - Risk, Compliance and Audit at

About us
The Risk, Compliance and Audit team are a key pillar under Curtin University’s governance structure. The team ensure the university operates effectively, efficiently, and in compliance with relevant laws and regulations and that risk management, business continuity and resilience and incident management processes are successfully integrated within the University’s operations.

The team have the opportunity to work closely with all areas of the university to provide guidance and support in managing risk and compliance. The team promote a culture of transparency, accountability, and good governance, which contributes to the long-term success and continuity of the university. We are at a juncture of transformational change, and we invite you to take part in the journey!

Curtin University offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements and superannuation, flexible working arrangements, and salary-packaging. Our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical centre, and endless food options including a supermarket.
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Please apply with your resume to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.
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Applications close: Friday 28th April 2023, 9.00 pm AWST
Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, undergo character, integrity, and reference checks. As this is a continuing (permanent) role, you will require permanent work rights in Australia to be considered. Only in limited situations will visa sponsorship situations be considered.

Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time.
If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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