We are looking for a dedicated Foreign Risk Officer to make a difference enhancing the resilience of Curtin University to foreign risk.
Job Reference: 1180590
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The Research Office at Curtin has an opportunity available for a Foreign Risk Officer to join our talented and passionate Foreign Risk Management Team. As a Foreign Risk Officer, you will play a critical role in enhancing Curtin's resilience to foreign interference, protecting the Curtin community and cutting-edge advancements in research and development. Working closely with the Foreign Risk Consultant you will undertake due diligence, analysis, risk assessment and mitigation activities with respect to a range of foreign risk related regulatory and governance requirements.
In this position, you will engage directly with Curtin staff across diverse areas of the university, including Research, People and Culture, Teaching and Learning, and Commercialisation. This engagement is critical to better understand risks and value to Curtin and its community and to inform a foreign risk assessment and control effectiveness. The Foreign Risk Officer will also track activities, submit notifiable arrangements to the government, and apply for relevant permits as required.
Curtin encourages a progressive and diverse workplace, offering generous superannuation and salary packaging benefits. We are committed to looking after our employees by promoting health and wellbeing, work flexibility, and personal development opportunities.
While working with the Foreign Risk Consultant, in this role you can expect to:
Selection Criteria: High performing candidates without demonstrated experience relevant to some of these criteria are still encouraged to apply and demonstrate their experience in a relevant space, and/or their ability to quickly develop new skills.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Paul Riley, Deputy Chief Security Officer on [email protected]
Research Office at Curtin
Whether we are developing new mining technologies or exploring the origins of the universe, strong academic and industry partnerships lie at the heart of all our research endeavours. Our ability to forge collaborations and share knowledge across faculties, campuses and external institutions have enabled us to take a ‘big picture' approach to research and transform complex problems into innovative solutions that have a far-reaching impact.
We are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide global solutions through quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a welcoming space where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are essential to everyday life. Situated on Whadjuk Nyungar Country, our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical centre, and endless food options including a supermarket.
For more information about our university, please visit www. curtin.edu.au
Please provide a cover letter addressing the selection criteria (as outlined in the Position Description), and your CV to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.
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Applications close: Tuesday, 5 March 2024, at 10:00 pm AWST
Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin's satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.
Successful candidates will require a willingness and ability to apply for and maintain an Australian NV1 (or higher) security clearance.
On commencement, a security clearance application must be submitted as a priority. Continued employment is contingent on a successful grant and ongoing maintenance of the clearance.
If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1), quoting the reference number. Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.