Principal Specialist Internal Assurance, Engagement & Corporate Governance

Governance and Risk Management
REQ127217 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 4
Remuneration: $127,384 - $152,407
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ127217
Applications Close: Wednesday, 18 September 2019

What you'll be doing
The role of the Principal Specialist Internal Assurance is to provide independent advice and assurance that the organisation's risk management, governance and internal control processes are operating effectively.
The Principal Specialist Internal Assurance leads the development, delivery and implementation of the internal audit functions to optimise the implementation and evaluation of administrative systems, practices and procedures to support the achievement of quality outcomes.


Total remuneration package valued at $168,930 (including salary $127,384pa to $152,407pa, annual leave loading and employer’s contribution to superannuation). Salary packaging arrangements providing additional benefits are also available. 


The location of this role is State Headquarters, Rozelle. 


Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.


To apply:
Please respond to the following targeted questions located in the questionnaire section of the application (max 4000 characters including space)


Question: 1


Using one or more examples, describe your management approach. How did you ensure deadlines and milestones were met in accordance with all stakeholders’ expectations?


Question: 2


Outline a scenario where you worked to resolve a major issue or overcome a challenge within a tight timeframe. How did you engage with relevant stakeholders to ensure they contributed to addressing the issue or challenge? What was the outcome?


 Employment conditions: 

  • The successful applicant will be appointed under the terms and conditions of the Health Managers (State) Award and will be required to enter into the annual Performance Development Program.
  • The successful applicant may be required to undertake duties at the other centres should the need arise.
  • Appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory conduct and services check, which includes referee/supervisor check, a review of National Police Check and review of Service Check Register. A review of sick leave, ability to undertake full duties of the position and clearance from Legal, Regulatory & Professional Standards will be conducted for employees of NSW Health and NSW Ambulance.
  • NSW Ambulance employees subject to an ECP or ICP consolidation period are ineligible to apply for this position.
  • Completion of NSW Health Mandatory Training courses is a mandatory requirement for all NSW Health and NSW Ambulance employees applying for this position. 


General Information:

  • Applicants must address the selection criteria, attaching any associated documents together with their resume. Candidates who do not address the selection criteria will not proceed through the selection process.
  • An eligibility list may be established for future vacancies.
  • Please ensure you use your work email address so ROB can identify that you are internal to NSW Ambulance and/or NSW Health.
  • It is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online via the Recruitment and On-Boarding system. No paper based or email applications will be accepted.

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For role related queries or questions contact Kathryn Wood on or on 02 9320 7609

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