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:


Assistant Company Secretary

Our client is seeking a full time experienced and versatile Assistant Company Secretary to join their Company Secretariat Team. Reporting to the Company Secretary, your responsibilities will include supporting the preparation and production of board and committee papers, drafting and settling meeting minutes, maintaining Board and Committee forward programs, manage statutory records and filings and provide guidance to the business on governance matters. As part of our Governance Team, you will also take the lead on allocated business wide or departmental projects.
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Applications close 20 July 2018.

Corporate Governance Advisor

Our client provides outsourced company secretarial services and corporate governance advice to a range of ASX listed and unlisted public and private companies; and is looking to add to the team following recent organic and acquisition growth.
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Applications close 17 August 2018.


Chief Executive Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Governance Institute. We are seeking a highly experienced business leader to provide strong leadership to our organisation. Having undergone a period of significant transformation, the Board wishes to appoint the next CEO who will lead and manage all aspects of Governance Institute nationally, drive the implementation of the strategic plan and take the organisation through its next period of growth and success.
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Applications close 27 July 2018. 

Risk & Compliance Adviser

Our client is seeking a Risk & Compliance Adviser to manage the business risk to the organisation which includes but is not limited to: Security, Legal, Reputation Environmental, Financial Insurance and WHS. This in an integral role dealing with many internal and external stakeholders. The Organisational Risk Register has been completed and the streamlined project needs to be rolled out. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate their ability to communicate well with various stakeholders and have a broad understanding of business risk.
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Applications close 3 August 2018.

Course Presenter 

Governance Institute are seeking course presenters to present short courses and workshops. Successful candidates will have previous experience presenting, are engaging and energetic and are from a company secretary, governance, risk, regulators, not-for-profit, financial management or compliance related field. Materials and content will be provided. 
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Applications close 4 August 2018.

Corporate Compliance Administrator

Our client is seeking a full time corporate compliance guru to manage corporate secretarial services on behalf of our clients. This role will suit a superstar administrator with previous experience in a similar role. Experience managing a corporate compliance system and knowledge of the Corporations Act are essential.
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Applications close 31 August 2018. 

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