|Job Title:||Manager Ethical Standards|
|Client:||Sunshine Coast Council|
|Job Published:||15 Nov 2023|
|Closing Date:||27 Nov 2023|
Manager Ethical Standards
Sunshine Coast Council | Queensland
Key leadership role for one of Australia's largest Councils.
Lead and shape organisational approach to integrity and ethical standards.
Live and work on the stunning Sunshine Coast.
Sunshine Coast Council is seeking an engaged and experienced Manager for its Ethical Standards Branch to lead and shape this critical function within the organisation.
Reporting to the Group Executive, Civic Governance, the Manager Ethical Standards will lead the development of ethical standards and related services, including investigations and responses to administrative action and conduct complaints on behalf of the CEO and the delivery of Council's responsibilities under the Right to Information, Information Privacy and Human Rights legislation. Importantly, the successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate a commitment to Council's values, development of trusted partnerships, integrity, compassion and a keen sense of understanding of the impacts of the work of this team.
Provide strategic advice on ethical standards and integrity matters to the executive leadership team and key stakeholders.
Establish and maintain compliant standards and policies for integrity, conduct and information access arrangements.
Lead assessments, investigations and measures to foster improved decision-making, address poor conduct and encourage ethical behaviour.
Oversee external interactions with integrity bodies and manage statutory reporting and compliance activities.
Qualifications, skills, and attributes
Experience in a similar role managing an organisation's statutory reporting and compliance activities in relation to ethics and integrity. Admission, or eligibility for immediate admission, as a Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Court of Queensland, and enrolment or eligibility for enrolment, to practice in the Federal and High Courts of Australia would be highly regarded
Experience engaging with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including key integrity agencies and the Executive Leadership Team.
Proven track record leading high-performing teams and overseeing decision-making processes.
An evidence-based decision maker who is aligned to Council's values, is a trusted advisor and has a strong sense of objectivity and empathy.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills to operate effectively in a highly complex environment.
A well developed track record in fostering and nurturing productive, respectful partnerships in discharging complex, sensitive regulatory functions.
If you're driven by making a meaningful impact, this is your opportunity to be at the forefront in fostering values based ethical conduct and decision making in a large and diverse public sector organisation.
Sunshine Coast Council is one of the largest Local Governments in Australia, serving a fast-growing community of more than 350,00 residents. Council's 2023 - 2027 Corporate Plan aims to deliver a resilient economy, a strong community, environment and liveability, service excellence and an outstanding organisation.
How to Apply
Please download the Candidate Information Package to view the position description and selection criteria before submitting your application. Applications close 5pm Tuesday 28 November 2023.