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Secondment Opportunity - Governance & Risk Coordinator

Secondment Opportunity - Governance & Risk Coordinator

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  • Broad-based governance and risk role.
  • Provide high-quality and timely advice and services to Council Members, managers and staff members.
  • Maintain a range of governance and risk management systems and processes to facilitate effective civic and corporate governance.

Secondment Opportunity – Governance & Risk Coordinator

  • Reference number: 414
  • General Officer Level 6 or 7 (depending on qualifications and experience): $94,827356 - $110,926.50 (FTE) plus superannuation
  • Ten (10) Week Secondment Role commencing 28 June 2023 – 30 August 2023
  • 4 – 5 days per week

This position works under limited direction and provides services, support, project management and expert advice on governance and risk matters, including but not limited to general governance activities, Council Meeting and Member support, risk management, corporate insurance portfolio management, local government elections and public integrity management.

You will have the opportunity to work in Stirling in the Governance and Performance Department which is part of the Office of the Chief Executive.

You will report to Steven Watson, Acting Executive Manager Governance & Performance.

As you will be supporting Council and Committee meetings, the role does require some work outside normal working hours.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Local Government Act 1999 and good governance principles.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of risk management principles and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service and executive support to a range of stakeholders and committees.
  • High level oral and written communication skills including a demonstrated ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders.
  • Comprehensive skills in managing time, setting priorities, planning and organising projects and programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and cultivate collaborative working relationships through trust and effective communication.
  • Strong working knowledge and skills using the Microsoft Office suite of products.

How to Apply

Please provide a response to the following questions (no more than a page and a half in total is needed).

  1. Why are you interested in performing in this role?
  2. What is your experience in providing governance and risk management services to Council Members, managers and staff members?
  3. What would you be looking to gain from the secondment?

If you think you have the skills required to perform the tasks outlined in the attached position description and are looking for an opportunity to develop yourself, please submit your expression of interest by 10.00am, Monday 5 June 2023 by email to

Confidential enquiries are welcome to Lachlan Miller, Executive Manager Governance & Performance, on 0417 852 868.

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