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.


Assistant Company Secretary, Sydney, NSW

An Assistant Company Secretary with two to four years’ experience sought by dynamic, successful ASX listed company in financial services industry.

Further information is available.

Applications close Tuesday, 4 July 2017.

Assistant Company Secretary, Sydney, NSW

Our client has an exciting opportunity to join their high performing and collaborative Legal and Company Secretariat team based in Sydney’s CBD. As an Assistant Company Secretary, you report to the Head of Legal and Company Secretariat and assist in the delivery of effective and commercial governance related matters impacting our client’s Boards and Committees. 

Further information is available

Applications close Friday, 14 July 2017.


Compliance Analyst: Brisbane, QLD

Our client is seeking to appoint a Compliance Analyst to join their Brisbane based Legal and Compliance team. This is a seven month fixed term position, that will require around 35 hours a week from the successful candidate. The role has the ability to be flexible with the days and hours of work.

Further information is available

Applications close Friday, 7 July 2017.

Company Secretary, Gold Coast, QLD

Our client is seeking to appoint an experienced Company Secretary to support the Board. The Company Secretary is responsible for the provision of high level support to the Chief Executive and Board. The position is offered on a part time or contract basis for 8 hours per month.

Further information is available.

Applications close Monday, 26 June 2017.


Application is only open to Governance Institute 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.

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.


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