Career opportunities

Governance Institute’s career opportunities service:

  • helps members progress their careers
  • gives organisations access to suitably qualified and experienced candidates for governance, risk and compliance positions. 

View the latest governance and risk related job opportunities below. Governance Institute members, subscribers have exclusive access to these roles. Simply log in to view the full details and apply.

Available roles:


Company Secretary

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and legally qualified company secretary with Australian corporations law experience. Applications close Friday, 7 May 2021. Find out more.

Company Secretary

We are seeking a volunteer Company Secretary / public officer to coordinate the administrative, legal and regulatory compliance functions of the Company. The position will report directly to the Chair. Applications close Friday, 23 April 2021. Find out more.

Governance and Compliance Administrator

The ideal candidate for this role will have a broad knowledge and experience in governance and compliance, records management and safe work practices, and a talent for auditing and accurately reviewing high volumes of documentation in short timeframes. This position is ideally suited to candidates who have completed or are working towards formal qualifications in legal, corporate governance or a related field and have previous experience in a similar role. The successful applicant will be reliable and enjoy working both independently as well as part of a hardworking and diverse team, in a Christian School setting. Applications close 4pm on Monday, 19 April 2021. Find out more.

Company Secretariat Administrator

Offering support to the Company Secretary, the Board Coordinator, the Board, the General Counsel and, on occasion, the wider legal team, the Company Secretariat Administrator will ensure everything runs smoothly so that they can focus on the delivery of key initiatives. Applications close Tuesday, 20 April 2021. Find out more.

General Manager Governance and Legal

The General Manager of Governance and Legal is responsible for providing strategic and commercial legal advice to the Board, CEO, Group Executive Team and the broader business. This role provides an exciting opportunity to be a part of a highly engaged and collaborative leadership team, driving our growth strategy and delivering positive impact to our community. Through leading a small team of professionals you will maximise the delivery of a broad range of services including governance, risk, compliance and internal audit and management of the company secretary function. Applications close Friday, 23 April 2021. Find out more.


Associate Company Secretary

We are seeking an ASX-Listed Associate Company Secretary with 2-4 years ASX-Listed experience to join a dynamic, entrepreneurial professional services firm located in South Melbourne (or remotely). Specialising in the provision of outsourced accounting and company secretarial functions to over 80 ASX-Listed entities in the energy, resources, biotechnology, technology, healthcare and food sectors. We offer attractive remuneration, professional development and career advancement. Applications close Monday, 31 May 2021. Find out more.

Compliance and Risk Officer

The Compliance and Risk Officer plays a pivotal role in ensuring that all relevant governance, risk management and compliance requirements are addressed in a proactive way to meet all regulatory needs and support the safety, health and wellbeing of all members of the College community. Applications close Wednesday, 14 April 2021 at 4:00 PM AEST.  Find out more.


Board Administrator

We are seeking a Board Administrator to work at our corporate office in East Victoria Park for 2-4 hours per week to provide a high-level administration support to the CEO and Board. Contribute to smooth running of Board processes and manage the busy annual calendar of Board, committee meetings and other related activity. Applications close Friday, 23 April 2021. Find out more.

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