Governance Coordinator – Government Job in Australia 2022

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Responsible for the development and implementation of the Governance framework.
Your new company:
Local government organisation located in the beautiful Southern Highlands of NSW, 1 hour drive from the south of Sydney or Wollongong.

Your new role:
This position is responsible for the development and implementation of Council’s Governance framework seeking to achieve optimum outcomes for the organisation and to enable achievement of Council’s strategic objectives. The position is responsible for promoting good governance, maintaining probity of Council’s decision -making processes, and assisting with the implementation of Council’s Policy, and Legislative Compliance Frameworks and ensuring awareness and currency of administration and governance practices and policies. This senior specialist role provides multi-functional advice to all departments and the Executive team and will work to continually review and implement improvements to Council’s Governance framework.

What you need: Legal jobs in Australia 2022

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in law, corporate governance, public policy, business or related discipline and extensive experience in a governance related role.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in development and implementation of guidelines, policies and procedures in accordance with the relevant legislation and professional standards.
  • Sound knowledge of Local Government legislation and processes including experience in the administration and interpretation of the Local Government Act and Regulation and other legislation relevant to the position.
  • Demonstrated experience in complex report writing, strategy and plan development and ensuring compliance and statutory reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and embedding a strong ethical and governance culture within an organisation, including engaging with internal stakeholders such as senior management to ensure a positive ethical culture is maintained.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively in cross-disciplinary teams.
  • Proven ability to lead a team, manage workloads, and flexibility to meet changing priorities.
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify solutions to more complex problems.
  • Demonstrated project management experience with the ability to manage multiple projects, meet strict deadlines and deliver identified outcomes.
  • High level attention to detail, accuracy and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of Corporate Systems including Technology One suite desirable.

What you’ll get in return

  • Permanent Full-Time Opportunity
  • 19-day 4-week cycle 35 hours per week
  • Variable day off each month
  • Opportunities for education, training and career pathways
  • Dynamic team culture that is supportive, diverse and inclusive
  • Free parking and close to public transport
  • Corporate discounts for gym and pool membership
  • Reward & Recognition and Wellness programs
  • Salary range between $118k – $130k + 10.5% Superannuation

What to do now
If you’re interested in this role, forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to [email protected]. If you would like a confidential discussion about this role, please call Lucille Kotze on 02 8226 9855.

Closing date 14th November 2022

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