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Coordinator Governance

Coordinator Governance

Job Title: Coordinator Governance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3258395A
Contact Name: Paul Gleeson
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 06, 2021 16:35

Job Description

Public Sector People is proudly and exclusively partnering with Frankston City Council to appoint a permanent role as 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 Councillor 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.
To be considered for the role, you will ideally hold a bachelor’s degree in law, business or similar and working knowledge in Local Councils will be essential. You will require for the position:
  • Excellent understanding of Local Government ideally in an operating environment,
  • You may have sound experience in a Governance Officer role and be looking for the next step,
  • Proven knowledge in legislation and the impending changes to the LG Act
  • Sound 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 relevant probity checks will be required. The commencement of the role will be in-line with the status COVID-19 Government Safety guidelines. Flexible working arrangements will be place, and as this is a leadership role, the successful candidate will be required to do a 3 x Office / 2 x WFH working week.
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.
This role has been re-advertised, previous applicants need not apply. Applications close Sunday 18th July, 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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