Executive Advisor/Senior Manager, Governance and Operational Compliance

Canberra, Australia
11 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
01 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Professional
Location: Bruce
Categories: Governance and Legal

The University of Canberra works proactively with government, business and industry to serve our communities and nation, challenging the status quo always pursuing better ways to teach, learn, research and add value.

This your opportunity to play a pivotal role in the future of the University, reporting directly to the General Counsel and providing high level advice to the Chancellor, Council, Vice-Chancellor and other Executives/Committees ensuring excellence in governance and compliance across the University.

Leading a specialist team you will be responsible for the overall management and performance of the Governance unit and the provision of robust governance and policy support services to the University, the University Council, Academic Board and their committees.

You will review and maintain the governance, delegations and policy frameworks for the University; supervise the administration of University elections, as well establish and implement good governance practices.

To be successful in this position, you will have demonstrated experience working within a large complex organisation, along with a proven expertise in corporate governance. You will be an innovative and strategic thinker who will bring your knowledge and expertise to the role, building upon quality processes, procedures and systems contributing immediately to the enhancement and delivery of these quality services.

Academic qualifications in management, governance, law and/or similar with clearly demonstrated relevant experience

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

The University of Canberra is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Eric Wells, General Counsel and University Secretary via email Eric.Wells@canberra.edu.au

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8020 or email uctalent@canberra.edu.au

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Wednesday 1 May 2019

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