Regional Profit Protection Officer

Provide a specialised expertise in all areas of risk and Profit Protection by standardising our operating procedures.


At Compass we strive to build an environment of inclusion that allows a diverse group of employees to contribute, participate, and succeed. We value the different perspectives and abilities of our employees because they uniquely improve the quality of our work and services we provide for our clients and customers.

And our services are vast! Compass Group are the global market leader in providing food and a range of support services to customers in the workplace, schools and colleges, hospitals, at leisure and in remote environments.

The Position

We are currently seeking an Profit Protection Officer to join our National Profit Protection team. Reporting to the National Manager of Profit Protection, this role will see you provide a specialised expertise by assessing control processes and educating the business. The intent is to primarily reduce risk exposure by driving a continuous improvement governance, controls and compliance. You will contribute to nurture a culture of accountability and trust, reduce instances of employee dishonesty and provide a safer business environment.

This role will see you travel 60%-70% in a typical week to our urban and remote mine sites, perform in-unit internal controls assessment driven by data analytics, coach and educate business operations on better control and governance practices and conduct fraud and theft investigations where appropriate.

Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluate governance, risk and control frameworks at site level and assess the effectiveness of these controls across business units
  • Engage management to understand their business requirements, identify their challenges and opportunities with shrink, risk of loss
  • Provide sound and professional recommendations to resolve governance, control and risk management issues identified
  • Perform risk based analytics to identify unusual patterns, errors and issues and target priority in-unit assessments
  • Provide input and recommendations into policies and procedures designed to mitigate financial and operational risk
  • Review compliance with key contractual commitments as required
  • Build collaborative working relationships with a range of stakeholders that supports the nurturing of internal and external relationships, drive right work ethics and appropriate behaviours, facilitates cooperation trust and respect, and values differences and diversity
  • Champion a Safety culture, whereby ownership of the well- being and safety of our employees is adopted by all

The Person

  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience in leading the planning, execution, reporting and communication of business process assessment, audits or risk related projects
  • Strong problem solver, with analytical mind set to understand ‘root causes’ / someone that challenges assumptions
  • Excellent reporting, documentation and presentation skills
  • Ability to influence and challenge at different levels
  • Experience in carrying out investigations including investigative interviewing.
  • Ready to undertake substantial site-based travel across Australia (60% – 70% typical travel time per week)

The Benefits

We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers; ongoing training and development, a competitive salary, recognition programs including awards, long service and team event days; and company discounts. Join a team that shares your commitment to quality, teamwork and “safely can-do”.

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