Manager Governance And Compliance

Quilpie, QLD

Posted 4/4/2021

Full Job Description
Employer: Quilpie Shire Council

Job Type: Contract
City: Quilpie
Salary and Benefits: Attractive remuneration package from $118,000 per annum
Post Date: 01/04/2021 12:57

Manager Governance and Compliance

Attractive remuneration package from $118,000 per annum

Council is seeking an experienced local government professional to lead and coordinate Council’s governance and risk management functions. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, this executive leadership role acts as the custodian and quality controller of Council’s overall corporate governance framework, policies and procedures to ensure high level performance and compliance. The role is also responsible for coordinating the administration of Councils’ environmental health, building and planning services in addition to overseeing the management of Council’s local laws, including the enforcement and compliance functions.

Council will negotiate an attractive salary package with the successful applicant depending on qualifications, skills and experience. The salary package on offer will include a negotiable cash salary from $100,000 per year plus up to 12% superannuation, 5 weeks annual leave per year, uniform allowance, subsidised housing and reasonable relocation expenses.

The successful applicant will be expected to exhibit and promote Council’s corporate values, and this will be considered as part of the selection process.

Mandatory Requirements

Tertiary qualifications in governance, audit, legal or risk management or related field or extensive knowledge and experience in these areas;
Thorough knowledge and demonstrated experience in the interpretation of local government legislation and policy;
High level knowledge of corporate governance functions, including policy development, risk and control concepts;
Highly developed analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills;
Proven high level interpersonal, negotiation and investigation skills;
Demonstrated advanced written and verbal communication skills for provision of advice, presentations, influencing and educating;
Ability to regularly evaluate internal and external customer needs and identify opportunities for service improvement; and
Current Queensland ‘C’ Class Driver’s Licence.

Desirable Requirements

Experience in Local Government.

Closing Date

4:00pm on Friday 23 April 2021

How to apply

Applicants must refer to Council’s website for details on how to apply and to view the Position Description. Applications should include an Applicant Cover Sheet, Cover Letter and Resume.

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