Manager Governance and Risk

Manager Governance and Risk

Job Title: Manager Governance and Risk
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Narrabri, New South Wales
Salary: AU$118000 - AU$130000 per annum + Super & Leaseback Vehicle
Reference: BBBH1536_1638771977
Contact Name: Belinda Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 06, 2021 19:26

Job Description

Manager Governance and Risk
Narrabri Shire Council | Narrabri, NSW

  • Lead the governance and risk management functions
  • Work with an engaged and motivated leadership team
  • Promote best practice and create a strong risk and compliance culture

Narrabri Shire Council is seeking a Manager Governance and Risk to lead, develop and shape the governance and risk management functions at Council. This newly created role is pivotal in ensuring that Council is operating within legislative compliance, accountability and safety guidelines.

Reporting to the Director Planning, Strategy and People, the Manager Governance and Risk will lead continual improvement and best practice for corporate planning, risk management, internal audit and compliance programs. As the Manager Governance and Risk, you will establish positive working relationships and mentor a team in work health and safety, quality management and environmental management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the governance function of Council including the provision of Council meetings, Council elections and the maintenance of statutory registers, instruments of delegations and authorisations.
  • Provide expert advice to Council and the Council Executive on governance and legislative matters
  • Ensure Council policies and procedures are compliant with all statutory obligations.
  • Develop and implement Council's Risk Management Framework and Council's Health Safety Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Systems.

Skills and Attributes

  • Thorough understanding of legislative requirements, local government processes and inter-governmental relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience with a record of achievement in governance and risk management.
  • Experience in working with elected members, executives, and other stakeholders to resolve high priority, and often sensitive and complex matters.
  • Experience building a cohesive, responsive team that delivers excellent community-focused services in a challenging and high-pressure environment.

The Narrabri Shire Council is an organisation that values its people, its community and provides high quality services to the local region. Council is offering a competitive remuneration package with excellent additional benefits.

How to apply

Please download the candidate information package to view the Position Description and Selection Criteria before submitting your application.

Applications close 5pm Monday 10 January 2022.