Senior Risk and Governance Officer
Combining stunning, culturally rich landscapes with the thriving communities of Kununurra and Wyndham, the East Kimberley region offers one of the most enviable work/life balance opportunities there is. A highly competitive and appropriate remuneration package is on offer.
This pivotal role will demonstrate strong leadership, direction and support whilst delivering efficient, effective and compliant risk and governance management function as well as developing, implementing and maintaining the Shire’s risk and governance management framework, policies and processes.
This is an opportunity for a highly experienced professional who has demonstrated knowledge and success in coordinating and leading governance and risk management functions with a focus on providing high quality, accurate and timely services to the organisation.
The preferred applicant will have the appropriate qualifications, with a thorough working knowledge of the relevant provisions of the Local Government Act 1995 and associated legislation relevant to risk and governance functions, possess outstanding interpersonal communication skills and able to embody the essence of transparency, common sense, pragmatism, probity and ethical behaviour.
A position description for this role is available here.
Further information regarding the role may be obtained by contacting Carl Askew, Chief Executive Officer on (08) 9168 4100.
All applications must contain:
- A cover letter,
- CV, and
- A summary outlining your relevant experience and achievements relating to each of the Selection Criteria as contained in the position description in sections seven and eight.
Applications failing to specifically address each of the Selection Criteria will not be considered.
Applications must be received by Monday 18 January 2017
The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment and encourages Indigenous Australians, young people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for positions.
Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in Australia. Applicants invited for interview will be required to provide evidence of this entitlement at the time of interview. Acceptable evidence includes an Australian or New Zealand passport, birth certificate, or foreign passport with relevant visa.