Job title: Governance Officer


Job description: Location: Manuka, Canberra, ACT Employment Type: Full-Time, Fixed Term Salary Range: $109,560 – $117,990 (based on skills and experience) plus superannuation Start Date: Immediate Closing Date: 11.55 pm, Wednesday, 15 May 2024 Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (CECG) plays an integral role in education in the ACT and NSW, operating 56 Schools and nine Early Learning Centres. The Catholic Education Office is committed to workforce diversity and creating inclusive workplaces. We welcome applications from suitable candidates from all diversity groups to support our system of schools and early learning centres in delivering quality education outcomes for the students in our care. About The Catholic Education Office The Catholic Education Office (CEO) provides corporate services to the CECG system of schools and ELCs. Service Areas include Education and Performance Improvement, Catholic Identity, School and Family Services, Strategy and Special Projects, Finance and Infrastructure, Information and Communication Technology and People and Culture. About The Role The Governance Officer is part of the Governance team that is led by the General Counsel, Governance, Risk and Policy Manager. The team support best practice governance and ensure appropriate polices and frameworks are in place to support sound and transparent decision making, strengthen organisation resilience and provide high quality professional governance support to senior employees of the Catholic Education Office, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (CECG) and CECG schools to assist them to discharge their duties in a transparent, lawful and accountable manner. Benefits And Opportunities Positive and collaborative workplace culture Access to salary packaging, including novated leasing 24 weeks of paid parental leave (maternity/adoption) Up to 14 weeks paid parental leave (paternity/non-initial primary carer leave) Support for professional development and study opportunities Key Responsibilities Assist with the ongoing review and improvement of CECG s governance arrangements, working together with the Governance and Policy Advisor to identify and implement contemporary practices and systems to ensure that legislative requirements and Board and executive directions are met. Assist in the implementation and review of key governance initiatives, including the day-to-day management of the school governance sites to ensure that legislative requirements are met (including governance requirements under ACT and NSW Education Legislation, ACNC etc.) Assist the Governance and Policy Advisor and/or the Company Secretary in the preparation of briefings, papers and reports. Assist the Governance and Policy Advisor to provide support and advice to to schools and the executive on corporate governance principles. Provide day to day support to schools and staff in relation to the conflict-of-interest procedure and registers and the Delegation of Authority instrument. Promote and support organisational initiatives and best practice governance polices, frameworks and processes, and the integration of these into key business processes. Qualifications Tertiary or relevant qualifications is desirable but not essential, however previous experience in corporate governance is desirable. Current working with children registration/clearance. Current driver s license. Selection Criteria Excellent communication skills including written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with others and influence positive change. High level organisation and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Professional experience and working knowledge with computer software packages including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). Ability to work individually and collaboratively as part of a team. Please refer to the position description for in-depth details regarding the criteria and skill set required. Other Eligibility Criteria You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident to be eligible to apply for this position. Appointment is subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment in accordance with CECG policy. Application Process Applicants must submit a cover letter addressing the Professional and Technical Skills and Knowledge section in the position description and a current resume. For further information about the role and Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn please visit the website and position description. If you have any questions about the recruitment process, contact Rebecca Radanovich, People & Culture Officer, on 0475136048 or via email at [HIDDEN TEXT].

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Job date: Sat, 04 May 2024 22:21:11 GMT