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Compliance and Risk Officer

  • Ongoing, part time (0.8 FTE, 4 days per week) position
  • Generous SCHCADS Award salary on offer - SCHCADS Level 5, Pay Point 1 $93,858.96 - Pay Point 3 $98,111.52 (dependent on experience)
  • Convenient inner-city location

About the Organisation

Djirra is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation with over 20 years’ experience accompanying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, and their children, on their individual journeys. We find solutions through Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women sharing their stories, journeys, and experiences. Djirra celebrates women’s strength and resilience. We are committed to a future without family violence.

We deliver holistic, culturally safe, specialist family violence support, legal services and case management, alongside cultural and wellbeing workshops, and programs. Our services have state-wide reach, touching every part of Victoria to meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Self-determination is the foundation of everything we do.

Djirra amplifies the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. We advocate for system-wide change to improve access to justice, eliminate systemic violence, and strengthen women’s resilience.

We are an active member of the National Family Violence Prevention and Legal Services Forum, the peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are experiencing or at risk of family violence.

About the Role

This role offers a great opportunity to be part of a small team, engage across all levels of the organisation, and do diverse, interesting work.

The position reports to the Governance Risk & Compliance Manager in the Corporate Services Directorate.

You will support Djirra in meeting our many compliance obligations and managing risk. You’ll also have the opportunity to develop into providing support for our Board and/or its Committees. Success in this role will draw on your strong interpersonal, communication, administration, and organisational skills, along with your knowledge of good corporate governance principles.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will close as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

To apply, please click "Apply Now" and submit your resume, cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and completed application form.

Please do not hesitate to contact Teresa Kyprianou, HR Advisor at [email protected] using the subject line: Compliance and Risk Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs for a confidential discussion if you would like further information.



  • National Police Check.
  • Working with Children’s Check.


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or significant equivalent experience.
  • Relevant experience in compliance and risk.


  • Attractive salary packaging options (including meals and entertainment).
  • Generous leave provisions apply and annual leave loading.
  • Employee Assistance Program with supportive, confidential counselling for personal and work concern.
  • Collaborative and inclusive team culture.
  • Additional paid leave for end of year office closure period.
  • Access to company vehicles for any work related travel.
  • Cultural awareness training in both formal and informal settings is provided.
  • Conveniently located in Collingwood near public transport and nearby to some great cafes, restaurants, and the Smith St shopping precinct.

A position description is attached.

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