Governance career opportunities
By advertising available opportunities, CSA’s governance career opportunities service aims to help Members to progress their careers, and assist organisations to identify suitably qualified and experienced candidates for governance, risk and compliance positions.
Current governance positions
Director, Group Governance — Brisbane
One of Australia’s largest not-for-profit health and community service providers is currently recruiting a Director, Group Governance. In this vital role you will be responsible for managing the business of the board and its committees and ensuring their effectiveness through high standards of compliance and continual improvement of the organisation’s governance practices. This is a unique opportunity to add value to the board through the provision of best practice governance and compliance advice. You will need appropriate tertiary and governance qualifications along with at least eight years experience in a company secretarial or senior corporate law role. Click here for further information. Applications close Friday 21 June.
Legal Executive — Melbourne
Specsavers is currently seeking a Legal Executive to join its busy legal team in Port Melbourne. The position will have a strong focus on company secretarial matters as well as managing migration and franchising work for the in-house legal team. The successful applicant will be assisting the Legal Director on all company secretarial work and will be experienced in preparing and lodging documentation for company name changes, director and shareholder changes, registration and de-registrations, advising on board processes, procedures and preparing related documents, lodgement of financial reports, maintaining and updating corporate registers. Ideally, you will be tertiary qualified with a strong career history in corporate governance and compliance, with strong attention to detail. In return you will be part of a high performing and supportive team. Immigration and franchising experience is not required, but would be viewed favourably. Click here for more information. Applications close Wednesday 10 July.
Corporate Secretarial — Senior Consultant — Sydney
As a result of continued growth, PwC is seeking a senior consultant to join their Corporate Secretarial practice and play a key role in implementing their growth strategy. In this challenging position you will be responsible for overseeing the compliance obligations of local and global clients and undertaking the registration of new companies and foreign branches. You will have at least two years experience in a similar role in professional services, consulting or a law firm with relevant legal or business and Chartered Secretaries qualifications. You will be an energetic, team focussed individual with a desire to make a difference who is seeking a genuine career move. Click here for more information and application requirements. Applications close Friday 28 June.
Assistant Company Secretary — Melbourne (south east)
South East Water is currently recruiting for an Assistant Company Secretary to provide a high level contribution to the effective management of the company’s Board and Committee processes. In this vital role you will provide guidance and support on all matters relating to Board and Committee meetings and activities while working closely with the General Counsel and Governance. The successful candidate will need experience in legal or a government authority, thorough working knowledge of governance requirements, both statutory and common law, and good experience working with boards and committees. If you enjoy working in a fast paced, professional environment, have a proactive “can do” attitude and a strong work ethic, this role offers a great opportunity to develop your career. Click here for further details. Applications close Friday 21 June 2013.
Manager Office of CEO and Board Executive Officer — Melbourne
This Melbourne CBD-based statutory authority, specialising in the delivery of services to a culturally and linguistically diverse client base, is seeking a Manager, Office of the CEO and Board Executive Officer. Reporting to the CEO (who is responsible for the day-to-day administration and management of the organisation) you will be the key contact and coordination point for the Office of the CEO. You will manage information flows and coordinate information-sharing between Ministerial staff, Board members, senior management and the broader governance stakeholders of the organisation and deliver support services to the Board and its Standing Committees and advise the Board and Executive on legislative and governance matters. Appropriate qualifications and experience working with a board of management in an administrative capacity, along with extensive knowledge of governance, regulatory and compliance issues in the public sector, will be required. Click here for more information and application requirements. Applications close Monday 24 June 2013.
Application is only open to CSA Members and eligible Graduate Diploma students. Details of the positions may be viewed by Members upon logging in and should be accessed and reviewed prior to applying.
Employers and recruiters
To use CSA’s service to help you recruit pre-qualified governance professionals, including company secretaries, contact Sh'vorn Sumner on (03) 9620 2488 or by email at shvorn.sumner@CSAust.com.
Login and go to My CSA to update your profile to receive email notification of new governance career opportunities as soon as they are listed. Go to My CSA and select the Career Oportunities tab. For further assistance, contact Sh'vorn Sumner on (03) 9620 2488 or email shvorn.sumner@CSAust.com.
If you are a current student who has completed two or more subjects of CSA’s Graduate Diploma, contact us at register@CSAust.com for assessment of your eligibility to receive notice of governance career opportunities.