Career opportunities

By advertising available openings, Governance Institute’s career opportunities service aims to help members and students to progress their careers, and assist organisations to identify suitably qualified and experienced candidates for governance, risk and compliance positions. See the latest governance and risk related job opportunities below and access further information by following the links to login to our Members Only section.

Legal Counsel — Investments, Melbourne, VIC

Newly created role responsible for managing all legal aspects of investment relationships with external parties, risk and regulatory requirements.

Further information is available.

Applications close Sunday, 6 November 2016.

Senior Associate, Corporate Secretarial Group, Sydney CBD, NSW

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated Senior Associate looking to continue to develop in the Corporate Secretarial area. This role sits within the Corporate Secretarial team and assists the Corporate Secretarial Manager in providing professional services on corporate secretarial matters for a portfolio of local and international clients, including incorporating and managing corporate structures.

Further information is available.

Applications close Friday, 23 December 2016

Company Secretary, Armidale, NSW

Our client is seeking to contact an independent Company Secretary who has experience in livestock and agriculture, that can provide appropriate support to a member elected board and CEO, plus implementation of company activities and compliance records. The immediate requirement will be the appropriate conduct of a general meeting and implementation of recommendations from an independent governance review that the board has implemented in September 2016.

Further information is available.

Applications close Friday, 4 November 2016.


Application is only open to Governance Institute members and eligible postgraduate students. Details of the positions may be viewed by members upon logging in and should be accessed and reviewed prior to applying.

Further information

Employers and recruiters

To use Governance Institute’s service to help you recruit pre-qualified governance and risk management professionals, including company secretaries, simply download the listing information form and email the completed form to If you require further information on the service please contact Emma Churchill, State Director, Queensland on (07) 3229 6879 or by email at

Governance Institute members

Associate, Fellow and Certificated members can access one complimentary remuneration extract from the 2015 Australian Board Remuneration Survey Report. The report covers many executive and board roles including company secretary, chief risk officer, risk manager and director.

You can request your extract by completing this form.

Login and go to My Governance Institute to update your profile to receive email notification of new governance career opportunities as soon as they are listed. Go to My Governance Institute and select the Career Opportunities tab. For further assistance, contact Emma Churchill, State Director, Queensland on (07) 3229 6879 or by email at

Governance Institute students

If you are a current student who has completed two or more subjects of a Governance Institute postgraduate course, contact us at for assessment of your eligibility to receive notice of governance career opportunities.

Look at our calendar of events in your state

Look at our calendar of events in your state

Member discounts available on events

Membership provides you with the opportunity to network with other people who are doing similar things. There is always something that is not always obvious so it is good to discuss issues. Susan Minto AGIA, Huntley Investment Company Limited

Update your profile now!

Keep your personal information up-to-date

Help us keep you informed of the latest news for your profession

Look at the advocacy by Governance Institute on issues relevant to members

Governance Institute is the voice of members

An independent leader in governance and risk management