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:

Non-Executive Director

Governance Institute is seeking a volunteer Non-Executive Director with an education speciality (Education Director) on the Governance Institute Board of Directors. The Education Director would be Chair of the Board Education Committee as well as a member of its Course Management Team, a standing subcommittee of the Education Committee (The Committee). Applications close: Friday, 20 May 2022. Find out more.


Senior Board Support Officer

A health care and community service provider is seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Board Support Officer to lead the identification and implementation of key corporate governance activities aligned with their strategic direction, as well as to support subsidiary-like entity and joint venture boards corporate governance requirements. Applications close: Friday, 17 June 2022. Find out more


Compliance Manager

This full time continuing role is a fantastic opportunity to join the Office of General Counsel. The Compliance Manager is responsible for implementing and further developing the organisation’s legislative compliance framework, to enable the organisation to manage its diverse legislative compliance obligations. Working with identified compliance obligation owners, the Compliance Manager assists managers to develop and lead specific compliance initiatives in their areas, including identifying and implementing appropriate management controls. Applications close: 11:59pm, Wednesday, 1 June 2022. Find out more.

Company Secretary

The Company Secretary ensures timely, accurate management and circulation of information to appropriate individuals in addition to the provision of high-level governance support. The role reports to the Business Manager and supports the Chair, members of Council, the Principal and Executive Team. Applications close: Sunday, 29 May 2022. Find out more

Company Secretary

We seek to appoint an experienced and qualified Company Secretary to perform the duties and responsibilities of a Company Secretary. This is an exciting opportunity for a committed governance professional to assist a well-functioning Board in meeting their corporate governance, legal, and regulatory responsibilities. Applications close: Thursday, 30 June 2022Find out more


Board Secretary

We seek to appoint an experienced Board Secretary to support the Board and CEO of our incorporated association. The Board Secretary advises on and supports sound corporate governance, coordinates regulatory compliance activities and provides high quality, confidential secretarial services to the Board and its Committees. Applications close: Wednesday, 25 May 2022. Find out more


Assistant Company Secretary

We are seeking to appoint a Melbourne-based individual with 2 years' of board governance or related experience to support a Company Secretary in managing a portfolio of clients which have engaged the organisation as their outsourced company secretarial provider.  This role will provide an opportunity to expand your Company Secretarial knowledge and expertise across industry sectors and grow your career with the support of a highly experienced and professional Company Secretarial team. Applications close: Friday, 17 June 2022. Find out more.

Board Secretary

The Board Secretary is a key partner to the Board and Executive Leadership Committee, provides advice on governance issues and oversees compliance at a board level. The Board Secretary is expected to display a high level of responsibility in handling administrative and policy matters involving the Board and Executive Leadership Committee and be pro-active in identifying issues and policy considerations that may impact on both. The Office of the Chief Executive is responsible for activities in relation to Corporate governance, including the Board and its standing committees. This position reports to the Chief Executive. Applications close: Friday, 20 May 2022. Find out more.

Assistant Director, Corporate Risk and Quality Assurance

Australia’s independent national quality assurance and regulatory agency for higher education is seeking to appoint an experienced Assistant Director to the Corporate Risk and Quality Assurance Team to lead their approach to risk and security management, and to internal quality assurance. Applications close: Sunday, 22 May 2022. Find out more.


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