Careers at Children's Cancer Institute
Compliance Officer

Randwick - Sydney, Australia  
Employment Type:
Full-Time Fixed Term  
Risk & Governance
$75k-$80k + Super + Salary Packaging Benefits
Supporting Documentation:


  •  Convenient Randwick location, Light Rail Stop within a minute walk
  •  Fully flexible
  • Duration: Fixed term, 12 months


Children's Cancer Institute is wholly dedicated to putting an end to childhood cancer and is the only medical research institute in Australia solely dedicated to this cause. We don't just hope to do it – we will do it, and we're looking for the brightest minds to help us get there. Children's Cancer Institute provides the best possible environment for our staff to thrive in, with state-of-the-art facilities at the Lowy Cancer Research Centre, UNSW Australia – one of the leading cancer research centres in the world.

As the Compliance Officer you are compliance advocate and business partner responsible for ensuring the activities of the Institute comply with policies, procedures, legal and regulatory requirements. You will work closely with the Risk & Governance Team to develop and implement policies and procedures and ensure the maintenance of internal checks and controls. 

You will influence a risk management culture within the organisation and ensure stakeholders understand, own, and actively minimise risks to the Institute.


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Identification of key compliance obligations, with the support of legal and other relevant resources, and translate those requirements into actionable policies and procedures.
  • Providing compliance support for the re-design, development, standardisation, and implementation of processes.
  • Working closely with all internal groups (research and operations) to ensure departmental policies support compliance with both internal and external standards.
  • Supporting the development and preparation of risk and compliance reporting and dashboards.
  • Supporting the maintenance of all Risk Management SharePoint sites and linked materials.
  • Providing compliance support for the re-design, development, standardisation, and implementation of processes.


Qualifications, experience, and skills required:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of:
    • Compliance evaluation, planning and execution
    • Risk management and compliance processes
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to interpret relevant regulatory legislation, regulatory guidance materials and standards
  • Ability to liaise with, and manage a diverse set of internal stakeholders
  • Strong business analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to provide creative solutions to operational challenges
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise and multi-task


This is an excellent opportunity to work in an inspiring workplace. You'll be rewarded with a friendly and professional flexible work environment, comprehensive on-campus facilities, competitive salary, salary packaging options, access to a leading EAP program and regular social activities. Join a group of dedicated people in a performance-driven environment to achieve success and discover what it's like to look forward to coming to work every day and make a real difference.

A detailed job description and additional information about Children's Cancer Institute can be found on our website at: . We embrace diversity and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

To apply, please click the 'APPLY' link and forward both your resume AND cover letter (mandatory) clearly addressing the qualifications, experience and skills required. Candidates who do not submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications will not be considered. 

Note: Applications will be reviewed prior to the closing date; which is dependent on the status of the recruitment process. Only successfully shortlisted candidates will be contacted.