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Governance & Compliance Officer

Governance & Compliance Officer

Job Title: Governance & Compliance Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 0805SKE
Contact Name: Sarah Kettlewell
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2021 11:47

Job Description

Governance & Compliance Officer - Regional Council 

Public Sector People are working in partnership with a Local Government in Victoria's Regional East in the hiring of a Governance & Compliance Officer
  • Band 5: $69,007.19 to $72,000 per annum + super
  • Part time, Permanent, 0.75
  • Flexible Working Environment 
  • Friendly and supportive environment
About the role:

This role is responsible for providing technical governance and administrative support to the organisation ensuring compliance with legislative requirements and Council policies. the role is to ensure the establishment, implementation and review systems and documentation for the management of Council's legislative obligations until the Local Government Act 2020 and policy framework.

As the successful candidate you will provide support to the overall operation of the Governance and Compliance Team including preparing brief's, email communications, website and intranet content and responding to internal and external governance queries. 

Requirements Include: 
  • Experience and knowledge to interpret policy, procedure, legislation, regulations, standards & guidelines
  • Understanding of the relationship between government bodies and how these can impact Local Government 
  • Ability to interpret the implications of legislative, regulatory, policy & strategic direction changes to maintain compliance
  • Possess excellent communication skills 
  • Previous experience within a similar government / political environment
Other requirements include:
  • National Police Check*
For further information or to request a position description please contact Sarah Kettlewell, Public Sector People on (03) 8535 3111.

*Checks will be covered at your own cost


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