Risk and Compliance Officer

CWP Renewables Pty Ltd
Canberra ACT
Management (Mining, Resources & Energy)
Full time
Posted 23d ago

About Us 

CWP Renewables (CWPR) is driven by the belief that renewable energy makes our world cleaner and healthier. From development to construction to operations, we create projects that benefit communities for decades. As an emerging leader in utility scale renewable generation (including storage), CWPR welcomes and supports a diverse group of innovative thinkers from all backgrounds. CWPR has corporate offices in Sydney (Eora Nation), Canberra (Ngunnawal Nation) and Newcastle (Awabakal Nation). CWP Renewables is proud of the recent completion of our Reflect Level RAP.


The Role

We are seeking a talented and highly motivated candidate looking to make a difference and support the transition to a clean energy future.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist in the design of Risk and Compliance Management Frameworks, ensuring alignment to the strategic objectives of CWPR.
  • Maintain the Risk and Compliance methodologies and processes to be implemented across CWPR.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the risk and obligation registers for CWPR and if operations.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of an annual risk and compliance workplan, undertaking audits and reviews of Risk and Compliance practices to ensure they are embedded and abided by.
  • Undertake data analysis of, and draft reports on risk and compliance findings and associated recommendations for consideration by Senior Management and the Audit and Risk Management Committee.
  • Develop and deliver training and guidance for CWPR staff on Risk and Compliance Management processes and requirements.
  • Assist in the maturing and accreditation of CWPR’s Risk and Compliance frameworks, including the development of KPIs and other measures.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders where required.
  • Respond to reported compliance incidents by performing an impact assessment and communicating/escalating the incident assessment and required action to the appropriate Responsible Manager.


About you

You will have:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in managing business risk and compliance, including developing and implementing company-wide business frameworks, monitoring and reporting. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Legal Studies, Project Management, Engineering, or equivalent experience. Complimented with studies in Risk and Compliance Management.
  • Experience with relevant standards, such as ISO 31000, ISO 22301 and ISO 37301.
  • Reviewing third party risk management systems.
  • Management of compliance in the energy sector is desirable.
  • A current Australian driver’s licence


What’s on offer 

In addition to a competitive remuneration package combined with attractive benefits, employees have the opportunity to access training and career development, and workplace flexibility. CWP Renewables also recognises the importance of diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. Visit www.cwprenewables.com to learn more about us.


To apply 

Please click on the "Apply" button above. Applications close on Friday 19 August. Submit your updated resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to be considered for the role. Please monitor your email regarding communication on progress of your application. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Appointment to this position will be subject to reference checks, a National Police Check and other applicable background screening if required.

CWP Renewables has existing relationships with recruiters. No cold calling from recruiters please.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Risk and Compliance Officer?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • What's your highest level of education?

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