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Who Are We?Ability Options provides employment and disability services to people who need assistance to achieve their aspirations and inclusion in the community. Operating from over 50 sites in NSW we support people with disabilities and those whose lives are changed as a result of accidents, unemployment and disadvantage.We are committed to a workplace culture that recognises diversity, equity and human rights. We respect and value the contribution of people from all cultures, backgrounds and beliefs, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people and people with disability. The Role The Chief Audit Officer provides leadership and is accountable for delivering governance support, compliance and assurance activities in Quality, Audit, Risk and Compliance within the organisation. Reporting to the CEO, the CAO is   a member of the Executive Leadership Committee and manages the Quality, Audit and risk team.  Working within our Governance and Assurance Framework, the Chief Audit Officer is responsible for ensuring that a culture of safety, high standards of service, governance and behaviour are in place including by:Providing leadership and support to Directors, Executives, Managers and Employees to ensure a contemporary, consistent, evidenced and sustained culture of probity, control, assurance, openness, learning and improvement;Leading policy development and implementation in areas of Quality, Audit, Risk and Compliance  to ensure that our business  aligns  with best practice in the sector;Ensuring organisational compliance with appropriate accreditations, legislation and reporting obligations;Ensuring statutory compliance, governance and probity activities are in placeAbout YouThe successful candidate will demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience in the area of Quality, Audit, Risk, Compliance and Governance in a senior leadership role with a medium to large organisation, ideally within Disability and/or Employment Services. You will have passion and commitment for service quality and excellence and be a change agent to drive improvements and awareness of service quality, risks and compliance across the organisation.Essential CriteriaRelevant tertiary qualificationsService focus; a customer based approach balancing operational, ethical and governance driversDemonstrated capacity to effectively manage complexity and ambiguityAICD membership and current /willingness to achieve Graduate AICD qualificationValid NSW Driver LicenceCurrent NSW Working With Children Check (or willing to provide)Willing to undergo a satisfactory National Criminal History CheckTo ApplyPlease apply online by including your CV (max 3 pages) and a Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining your suitability for the role.  Please note: Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be offered a call with the CEO and, if successful, an interview in person on Friday, 6 December 2019.Why Work for Us?When you join Ability Options you will experience a vibrant, values driven organisation where the people we support are at the centre of everything we do.In return for your skills and experience you will receive a competitive remuneration package, professional development, access to Fitness passport, a rewards and recognition program and the ability to significantly increase your take home pay with not-for profit salary packaging. 150000 AUD Australia - NSW Sydney North West & Hills District

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