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Governance Project Officer

Advertiser: Sunshine Coast Regional Council3.1 out of 53.1 overall rating (33 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
8 Nov 2019
Location
Sunshine Coast
Salary
$84K - $90K pa gross (plus benefits)
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Government & Defence, Policy, Planning & Regulation

Governance Project Officer

$84k - $90k  pa gross (plus benefits)

Temporary Full-time (3 Year Duration)

Location: Caloundra

Vacancy No: 497779

Applications close: Sunday, 17 November 2019 11:55pm


Why work with us?

There is no better place to live and work than on the Sunshine Coast, especially with an outstanding organisation like Sunshine Coast Council.

With the vision to be Australia’s most sustainable region - Healthy, Smart, and Creative, council is at the forefront of delivering a number of region-shaping projects that will see the region become a hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity, along with opportunities and a lifestyle for all to enjoy.

About the Role

Council’s Corporate Governance Branch are seeking a Governance Officer to coordinate and participate in projects which support the governance framework. A key duty of this role is the facilitation of advice and support regarding delegations of authority and authorisations including maintenance and quality assurance of registers, databases & webpages. The successful candidate will provide advice and assistance relating to application of legislation including the Local Government Act and any legislative changes or requests for legislative changes. As a requirement of the role, you will undertake compliance monitoring under the SCC Governance Framework including development of Local Laws. You will be accountable for the Ticket & Invitation Allocation Program, ensuring fair allocation in line with policy.

About you

You are degree qualified in business, administrative law, commerce, project management or a related discipline. Complementing your formal qualification is your outstanding analytical and problem solving skills encompassing situation appraisal, decision making, problem solving, risk management, and ability to analyse data trends. Your proven ability to manage projects and lead staff is essential to your success. Your interpersonal skills are unsurpassable with exceptional capacity to communicate via various mediums as well as negotiate and facilitate challenging conversations.

Candidates well-versed in providing advice to senior management on governance issues will be highly regarded for this vacancy. Experience in application and interpretation of legislation within government environments will also be highly favoured.

Our Culture & Employee Benefits

Council is committed to creating an inclusive, culturally diverse, healthy, skilled and dedicated workplace culture. As an employee you will enjoy a range of benefits which include but are not limited to:

  • 9-day fortnight - to support your enjoyment of the lifestyle benefits Sunshine Coast has to offer.
  • Pay you 17.5% loading when taking annual leave (4 weeks entitlement per year)
  • Generous Superannuation benefits - council will also contribute 12% Superannuation in addition to your 6% superannuation contribution

How to apply

For full details regarding this position and what to include in your application, refer to the Position Profile on the Sunshine Coast Council website.  Alternatively, click Apply for this job and follow prompts to complete your application.

Further Information

Helpful information to assist you in completing your application is available on the Sunshine Coast Council website.

To learn more about Council’s vision and projects, you can view the Corporate Plan 2019-2023.

For specific enquiries contact Carolyn Hughes during business hours on (07) 5420 8703.

Through its Reconciliation Action Plan, Sunshine Coast Council supports social and economic opportunities for Traditional Owners, the Kabi Kabi and Jinibara people and the broader First Nations community and as such strongly encourages local, First Nations people to apply.

www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

$84k - $90k  pa gross (plus benefits)

Temporary Full-time (3 Year Duration)

Location: Caloundra

Vacancy No: 497779

Applications close: Sunday, 17 November 2019 11:55pm


Why work with us?

There is no better place to live and work than on the Sunshine Coast, especially with an outstanding organisation like Sunshine Coast Council.

With the vision to be Australia’s most sustainable region - Healthy, Smart, and Creative, council is at the forefront of delivering a number of region-shaping projects that will see the region become a hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity, along with opportunities and a lifestyle for all to enjoy.

About the Role

Council’s Corporate Governance Branch are seeking a Governance Officer to coordinate and participate in projects which support the governance framework. A key duty of this role is the facilitation of advice and support regarding delegations of authority and authorisations including maintenance and quality assurance of registers, databases & webpages. The successful candidate will provide advice and assistance relating to application of legislation including the Local Government Act and any legislative changes or requests for legislative changes. As a requirement of the role, you will undertake compliance monitoring under the SCC Governance Framework including development of Local Laws. You will be accountable for the Ticket & Invitation Allocation Program, ensuring fair allocation in line with policy.

About you

You are degree qualified in business, administrative law, commerce, project management or a related discipline. Complementing your formal qualification is your outstanding analytical and problem solving skills encompassing situation appraisal, decision making, problem solving, risk management, and ability to analyse data trends. Your proven ability to manage projects and lead staff is essential to your success. Your interpersonal skills are unsurpassable with exceptional capacity to communicate via various mediums as well as negotiate and facilitate challenging conversations.

Candidates well-versed in providing advice to senior management on governance issues will be highly regarded for this vacancy. Experience in application and interpretation of legislation within government environments will also be highly favoured.

Our Culture & Employee Benefits

Council is committed to creating an inclusive, culturally diverse, healthy, skilled and dedicated workplace culture. As an employee you will enjoy a range of benefits which include but are not limited to:

  • 9-day fortnight - to support your enjoyment of the lifestyle benefits Sunshine Coast has to offer.
  • Pay you 17.5% loading when taking annual leave (4 weeks entitlement per year)
  • Generous Superannuation benefits - council will also contribute 12% Superannuation in addition to your 6% superannuation contribution

How to apply

For full details regarding this position and what to include in your application, refer to the Position Profile on the Sunshine Coast Council website.  Alternatively, click Apply for this job and follow prompts to complete your application.

Further Information

Helpful information to assist you in completing your application is available on the Sunshine Coast Council website.

To learn more about Council’s vision and projects, you can view the Corporate Plan 2019-2023.

For specific enquiries contact Carolyn Hughes during business hours on (07) 5420 8703.

Through its Reconciliation Action Plan, Sunshine Coast Council supports social and economic opportunities for Traditional Owners, the Kabi Kabi and Jinibara people and the broader First Nations community and as such strongly encourages local, First Nations people to apply.

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