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:


Governance Institute Course Director 

Governance Institute is pleased to invite qualified senior Practitioner/Educators to join Governance Institute's education team, contributing to the delivery of our Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance and Risk Management. We have a vacancy for the role of Course Director for the subject Corporate Accountability: Meetings and Disclosure (CAMD) being offered in Sydney. Find out more. Applications close 21 February. 

Corporate Governance Officer

We are seeking an experienced qualified Corporate Governance Officer to become part of the Board Secretariat team. Opportunity to work with the Board, Company Secretary and Governance Project Officer. Will be responsible for drafting papers, resolutions, minutes, agenda's, time-lines, databases and registers and all logistic and organisational requirements for well run effective Board meetings. Create effective partnership with internal and external stakeholders. Partner with Governance Project Officer and General Counsel/Company Secretary. Build Strong effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. Be an active contributor as part of an engaged proactive Board Secretariat Team. Find out more. Applications close 29 February 2020. 

Company Secretary (Maternity cover)

AirTrunk is a rapidly growing tech company that exists to reimagine the world of data centres in the Asia Pacific region. We're looking for a Company Secretary to cover 6-7 months maternity leave period, including carrying out a handover over the course of a month commencing 30 March 2020. This is a unique opportunity to be part of exciting times at AirTrunk when we're just changing from a start up to a scale up and are entering new markets! Find out more. Applications close 24 March 2020


Governance Officer 

We are looking for a Governance Officer to provide secretariat support to our Board Committees and Advisory Groups. You would be required to assist with the preparation and distribution of meeting papers, attend meetings and take minutes. You will have a good understanding of the importance of governance in the not-for-profit sector, and be able to work with staff in improving existing governance processes and procedures within our services. Find out more. Applications close 27 February. 


Company Secretary / Corporate Governance Advisor 

A Dynamic, client-centric professional services firm with flexible working arrangements in a Blue chip CBD location. Mertons is growing and we are seeking an ambitious corporate governance advisor / company secretary to manage a diverse portfolio of clients. Find out more. Applications close 11 March 2020

Risk and Compliance Manager 

Mutual is looking for a Risk and Compliance Manager to join a rapidly growing funds management company based in Melbourne. Mutual promotes an excellent culture, and encourages learning and development of all employees. Find out more. Applications close 13 March 2020. 

Manager - Governance and Regulatory Change

In this new role, leverage your company secretariat and compliance background to support the risk and regulatory compliance agenda. This position directly supports our purpose, and ensures our members can count on us, by developing and executing Board and Committee work plans (and supporting Company Secretariat functions) to ensure ongoing compliance with statutory, prudential and legal obligations in support of the risk and regulatory compliance agenda. Find out more. Applications close 13 March 2020


Risk Management Coordinator 

The Law Society are looking for a Risk Management Coordinator working within a small team. The Law Society is responsible for the administration of the Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme for the Legal Profession in South Australia.  The Society also provides Risk Management analysis, education and resources to assist Law Practices implement risk management strategies. Find out more. Applications close 21 February 2020. 


Governance Institute Course Director

Governance Institute based in Perth, Western Australia, is seeking Practitioners, qualified to Masters level or higher, to join Governance Institute's education team as a Course Director for our Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance and Risk Management, Risk and Compliance being offered in WA. Find out more. Applications close 21 February 2020. 

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