Job Type: Full-time / Part-time (1.0-0.6 FTE depending on the applicant)
Salary range: $116,552 – $186,274 per annum (Full-time equivalent) plus salary packaging, and superannuation, based on experience and expertise.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this role.
Do you have a strong drive for ensuring regulatory integrity? Are you skilled at navigating complex compliance landscapes while maintaining a meticulous approach? If that resonates with you, we offer an exciting avenue! Become a vital asset within our team as a Governance and Compliance Specialist. Contribute to upholding the highest standards of adherence and risk management and play a crucial role in shaping a compliant and thriving environment.
The Assembly’s objective is to promote the self-determination and empowerment of Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians by advancing the Treaty process by:
- Acting as the Aboriginal Representative Body to support Treaty negotiations.
- Enabling Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians to exercise sovereignty, the right to self-determination and other rights; including those contained in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP); and
- Working with governments to establish or be a First Nations’ Voice to government or Parliament.
This role is responsible for supporting the Executive Leadership Team and Council (the Assembly’s board of directors) to design and implement a high-quality corporate governance framework to ensure that the Council and organisation comply with all relevant legal and statutory requirements.
- Assist the Company Secretary in their work.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with Assembly and Council Members, Leadership, and Staff.
- Help set up and follow strong processes to support best governance practice and ensure continuous improvement.
- Provide governance and compliance advice and technical support to the Assembly Chamber, Council and Committees.
- Review meeting papers and processes and work across the Assembly to improve their quality.
Qualifications & Experience:
- Experience in a complex, for-purpose organisation led by values and the commitment to social change.
- Experience in a Company Secretary role or like relevant experience with responsibility for developing, implementing, and managing a company secretariat or corporate governance and compliance function.
- Demonstrated experience in implementing corporate compliance frameworks, including reporting and other regulatory requirements.
- Experience working with senior stakeholders in a complex and fast-moving environment.
- Relevant tertiary qualification (bachelor’s degree or higher).
- Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) accreditation or equivalent (such as a legal degree).
Full-time or part-time role dependent on the applicant.
Salary of $116,552 – $186,274 per annum (full-time equivalent) plus salary packaging, and superannuation, based on experience and expertise.
Please see the attached job profile for more information.
If you are ready to take on a challenging role and make a significant impact, please submit your resume, cover letter, and any other supporting documents to People@firstpeoplesvic.org.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.