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Risk Manager

Organisation/Entity:  Sydney Metro
Job Category:  Accounting
Job Location: 

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000

Job Ref No:  41864
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $138670.0-$155309.0

About us


Sydney Metro is a fully automated rapid transit system which offers a new generation of fast, safe and reliable train services. Sydney Metro also leads the development of vibrant station precincts to meet customer and community needs, transforming the way Sydney travels and helping shape the future of Australia’s largest city.



About the team


The Sydney Metro Enterprise Risk team exists within the Corporate Services Division.  The team owns the Sydney Mero risk management framework and overseeing the embedding of this framework across Sydney Metro business and projects.  It provides risk management leadership and supports the effective application of risk management.  The team provides an ongoing assurance across all functional areas and in project management and facilitates monthly risk reporting to Sydney Metro Senior Management Committee and the Board.



The Opportunity


We have a very unique opportunity for a Risk Manager to join our team on a fixed-term full-time basis until December 2026.  Reporting directly into the Senior Manager Risk, the primary purpose of the role is to manage and coordinate the risk management function, ensuring that all elements of the risk management framework are up-to-date, fit-for-purpose and effectively implementedThe successful applicant will also be involved in the following:


  • Maintaining the Sydney Metro risk management framework
  • Facilitating the management of strategic, enterprise and project risks
  • Maintaining the Sydney Metro Risk Appetite Statements framework, including associated reporting
  • Drafting risk reports to Sydney Metro Executive and the Board
  • Delivering risk management training and briefing sessions
  • Conducting assurance reviews of Line 1 deliverables, including control effectiveness testing and quantitative risk assessment reviews
  • Facilitating risk reviews and workshops within business
  • Supporting risk management software (SWORD ARM)


Please click here to view a copy of the role description.



About you


To be successful in this role you will have:


  • 5 – 10 years’ Risk Management experience and ideally in a similar role have worked on large and complex infrastructure or engineering projects.  Risk quantification experience is highly regarded.
  • To be proactive, resilient and enjoy working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to engage, influence and appropriately challenge stakeholders across a broad range of business functions.
  • To be able to elicit and analyse complex information.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification(s), engineering or construction management is preferred and risk management certification (i.e. RMIA Certified Risk Management Practitioner, PMI) advantageous.



Salary and Benefits


The salary for this position is Grade 9 ($138,670 - $155,309) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading.  For more information on Employee Benefits at Sydney Metro please click here.





Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!



How to apply


To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.


Applications close: 11:59pm, Sunday 12 December 2021



We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options.

For any enquiries, please email James Clark at JAMES.CLARK@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.

Find out more about Sydney Metro at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/sydney-metro. ​

All Transport workers are required to have:

  • at least one dose of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine by 6 December 2021 and two doses by 7 February 2022; or
  • an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role.

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