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Governance Officer


Base pay $53 - $60/hr
Permanent Temporary Standard business hours
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Full job description

3- month Governance Coordinator position with a Local Government Organisation

Key Accountabilities:

  • Coordinate the planning and implementation of key governance initiatives under the guidance of the Senior Manager Governance and Risk
  • Provide statutory interpretation, policy development, implementation and ongoing review in

support of Lead the engagement of stakeholders in ensuring effective governance administration and

  • Manage the implementation of the Governance Audit Recommendations and subsequent

reporting to the Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee

  • Provide sound governance advice to the Leadership Team, staff and the community
  • Maintain and update governance registers, including delegations, policies conflict of interest, gifts and benefits, and secondary employment to meet legislative requirements
  • Coordinate request for reimbursements in accordance with the Councillor Expenses and Facilities policy
  • Coordinate work plans for Governance staff to provide efficient and effective support for staff Maintain up to date Governance information on Council’s website
  • Assist the Senior Manager Governance & Risk in the conduct of Mayoral, Deputy Mayor and local government elections

Essential requirement

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Business Administration, Law, Local Government, Commerce, or similar relevant area, and/or extensive experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated experience in government preferred
  • Significant experience in statutory interpretation, policy development, and the planning and coordination of governance reviews and initiatives.
  • Experience in the administration and training of policy implementation
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills including the ability to prepare reports that can be readily understood by Councillors, staff and the community.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills and the ability to maintain strong working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and stakeholder representatives.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to work well under pressure with competing deadlines.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to equal employment opportunities, diversity, work health and safety, ethical practice

What you will receive:
Initial 3-month contract role, flexible work options. If you are interested in this role and feel you have the necessary skills and experience to succeed, please email your resume Julie.maguire@hays.com.au.

LHS 297508 #2650492

Perks & benefits
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Market average based on all Governance Officer jobs in Sydney NSW
Above avg. range
$53 - $60/hr
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Job details
Date posted
13 May 2022
Government, Emergency & Defence
Federal Government
Above avg.
$53 - $60/hr
Contract type
Work type
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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