Manager of Risk Management Service

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  • South Pacific Division
  • Wahroonga, NSW
  • Full Time
  • Applications Close: 25 Oct 2017

Risk Management Service (RMS) is a part of the Seventh-day Adventist Church dedicated to helping church organisations manage all types of risks and administering the church’s insurance portfolio in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific islands. It operates from the South Pacific Division head office in Wahroonga, NSW.

An opportunity has risen for a dynamic individual with experience in organisational risk management and finance, to lead a team of professionals overseeing the church’s risk management operations under the governance of the Division Services Board. This full-time role ensures appropriate risk transfer, financing, asset protection and control services are available to Adventist Church organisations within the South Pacific Division.

If you like being challenged, enjoy working with and leading a friendly focused team, and having variety in your work, then this role could be for you!

 Must be a practising baptised member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church with a strong commitment to its mission and lifestyle.
 Strong understanding of denominational working policies and organisational structure.
 Recognised tertiary qualifications in either finance or risk management and 10+ years’ professional experience.
 Strong financial comprehension and literacy.
 Ability to lead, manage and mentor staff to achieve organizational goals.
 Well-developed people skills and able to build effective and productive relationships across all levels of the church organisation.
 Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
 Ability to develop, implement and manage operations, strategies and projects.
 Current Australian drivers’ license and willing and able to travel domestically and internationally.

 Membership with relevant professional organisations.
 Negotiating and organisation skills.
 Knowledge and understanding in the following disciplines:
o Insurance and risk transfer
o Work, health and safety
o Risk Management
o Asset Protection
 Experience acting as a Board/Committee Secretary and Chairperson.

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For a full job description, please email

To apply please forward all written applications, including your CV, three work-related referees and the contact information of your Seventh-day Adventist Church pastor, to:

Human Resources
Seventh-day Adventist Church (SPD) Ltd
Locked Bag 2014
Wahroonga NSW 2076
Fax: (02) 9489 0943

Only those who have the legal right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

The appointing body reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion and to close applications early.