Senior Governance and Risk Officer

Job Title: Senior Governance and Risk Officer
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Beaudesert, Queensland
Classification: Corporate Services
Client: Scenic Rim Regional Council
Reference: 1792
Job Published: 09 May 2022
Closing Date: 30 May 2022

Job Description

Senior Governance and Risk Officer
Scenic Rim Regional Council | Beaudesert, Qld

  • Work for a highly engaged leader and enjoy flexible work arrangements
  • Great work life balance in a thriving rural paradise close to Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Ipswich.
  • Provide key support to Council's corporate governance and risk framework

Scenic Rim Regional Council are seeking a Senior Governance and Risk Officer to provide specialist advice on a range of functions including legislative compliance, operational and risk matters.

Work for a highly engaged leader who is committed to career development, a positive workplace culture and flexible work arrangements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provision of advice to internal stakeholders on legislation and policy compliance.
  • Assess and process Right to Information applications and the management of complaints.
  • Management of key registers and frameworks such as annual policy and procedural reviews, the Delegation of Authority Register, Local Laws, and the Enterprise Risk Management Framework.


  • A competitive remuneration and generous superannuation benefits.
  • Flexible work arrangements including partial work from home, flexible start and finish times and the opportunity to accumulate hours to enjoy a rostered day off.
  • Work in a thriving rural paradise at the foothills of the Great Dividing Range, surrounded by World Heritage national parks and a region which was voted in the 2022 Trip Adviser's Top 10 regions in the world.
  • Located close to Brisbane, Ipswich, and the Gold Coast, the region offers many lifestyle benefits including affordability and rural living with only a short drive to access city living.

Qualifications, experience and personal attributes:

  • Experience working within a corporate governance or risk function, ideally within government or a highly regulated environment.
  • Experience in assessment and decision-making processes related to Right to Information, Public Interest Disclosure and the application of governance legislation.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Law, Business, Commerce, Public Administration or similar.

How to apply

Please download the candidate information pack to view the position description and selection criteria before submitting your application.

Applications close 5pm on Monday 30 May 2022.