Manager Corporate Governance

$2,161 - $2,270 weekly
  • Bathurst Regional Council
  • Bathurst NSW, Australia
  • 07 Sep, 2021
Full time Executive and Management

Job Description

Job No: BRC0119
Location: Bathurst

About the Organisation
Congratulations, on taking the first step towards joining one of the Bathurst Region's largest employers! Bathurst Regional Council employs over 450 staff and provides a large range of services to our community. Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our Region.

About the Region
Bathurst really is the best of both worlds - a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and there is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.

About the Role
Bathurst Regional Council has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join our team as Manager Corporate Governance. This position is responsible for developing and leading the strategies and operations of Council’s Corporate Governance, Legal, Property, Internal Audit, Risk Management, Records and Local Emergency Management functions. This position requires an energetic person with tertiary qualifications, substantial experience and detailed knowledge of governance related matters. The Manager Corporate Governance reports to the Director Corporate Services and Finance and leads a team of professional, technical, and administrative staff providing a diverse range of services.

As the successful candidate, you will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, proven leadership and management skills and have the ability to actively engage with a range of people. This position will require occasional work outside of normal business hours to attend Council and Committee meetings. Bathurst Regional Council provides a great work life balance, a Rostered Day Off every 3 weeks and a secure and friendly working environment.

Key Requirements

  • Degree in Local Government, Governance, Public Administration or Business or related discipline.
  • Extensive experience in the management of Corporate Governance functions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant legislation and the ability to interpret and apply.
  • Sound knowledge of Council’s meeting procedures including preparation of agendas, reports, recording of minutes and operation of live streaming systems.
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills that promote high team performance with ability to coach, mentor and manage staff.
  • Demonstrated experience with investigation, negotiation, conflict resolution, research, problem solving and influencing skills.
  • Developed appreciation of the responsibilities and expectations of providing high quality and impartial advice and services within a political environment.
  • Current Class C Driver’s Licence.
  • Current satisfactory National Police Check to be able to utilise the CCTV software.
  • Adopt a flexible approach in working hours to enable attendance at Council and Committee meetings as required.

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This position requires a pre-employment health assessment which includes a functional, audio and drug & alcohol screen.

Salary: $2,160.60 to $2,269.98 per week + super + option for a leaseback vehicle

Position Status: Permanent Full Time

Hours of work: 35 hours per week with an RDO every third week

Application closing date: Sunday, 26 September 2021, at 11.30pm

Contact Officer: For further information regarding this position, please contact Director Corporate Services & Finance, Aaron Jones on 02 6333 6257

Bathurst Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below. You will then be prompted to attach your resume and copies of any relevant qualifications (please note, attaching a resume is mandatory). You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

About Bathurst Regional Council
Congratulations on taking the first step toward

Job Closing Date

26 Sep, 2021