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Coordinator Governance

Coordinator Governance

Job Title: Coordinator Governance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3258395
Contact Name: Paul Gleeson
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2021 07:31

Job Description

Public Sector People is proudly and exclusively partnering with Frankston City Council to appoint a Coordinator Governance. Sitting within the Corporate Development Directorate, and reporting directly to the Manager Governance and Information, this exciting role will have a clear mandate across key business for:
  • Lead the Governance Service Unit, which comprises of Governance, Councillor Support Team and Cemetery Team, building a team culture that aligns with Council’s priorities for the community,
  • Coordinate Governance services to the organisation and Council, ensuring compliance and sound governance practices are in place,
  • Deliver key governance and legislative obligations, providing advice, developing policies, and delivering governance projects,
Whilst directly leading business unit Team Leaders and their passionate team, your role will be to ensure:
  • Governance and Legislative obligations for the council,
  • Coordinate Councilor Induction and ongoing programs,
  • Oversee the administration of Frankston Memorial Park, and
  • Other organisational responsibilities.
Furthermore, you will look to streamline processes to reduce complexity, and leading from the front providing exceptional customer service.  With your positive and enthusiastic personality, you be adaptive, flexible, and agile with your approach to the role, be willing to embrace change and open to working collaboratively across key stakeholders as required.
To be considered for the role, you will ideally hold a degree is law, business or similar and knowledge or experience in Cemetery administration would be advantageous. You will require for the position:
  • Excellent understanding of the Local Government operating environment,
  • Sound knowledge and experience in the legislation applicable to Governance Services functions,
  • Proven management skills with the ability to provide leadership and motivation to a team,
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the Microsoft suite of applications,
  • Understanding of and/or experience in maintaining and monitoring systems,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and
  • Strong problem solving with strategic thinking and sound judgement.
A current driver’s licence and probity checks will be required. The commencement of the role will be in-line with the status COVID-19 Government Safety guidelines.
Public Sector People has been Retained again as an Exclusive recruitment partner for this assignment and direct applications to Frankston City Council will be forward to Public Sector People for consideration.
Applications close Monday 24th May, 2021.
Please register your application online and to obtain a ‘Candidate Information Pack’ contact:
Paul Gleeson (Business Leader - Search & Selection Practice).
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