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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. 

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Assistant Company Secretary

PwC are seeking an experienced Assistant Company Secretary to join their dynamic Corporate Office team. The team brings to life the provision of high quality company secretarial and governance services to the PwC Australia partnership and its related entities, promoting good governance and compliance with statutory, regulatory and PwC Network requirements.
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Applications close 31 July 2019.

Company Secretary

The Board of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Limited is recruiting a suitably qualified candidate to the position of Company Secretary. This appointment concurrently serves the Boards of both Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Limited and Mardi Gras Arts Limited.
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Applications close 12 July 2019.

Assistant Company Secretary/Paralegal

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Company Secretary/ Paralegal role supporting our Sydney Legal and Governance teams. Assistant Company Secretary responsibilities include the efficient administration of the Australian subsidiary companies, ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements. Paralegal responsibilities include assisting the Legal team in executing legal transactions and will involve preparing, drafting, and processing legal documents. This role will have a dual reporting line into Head of Legal Australia and Company Secretary Subsidiaries Australia.
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Applications close 15 July 2019.

Head of Compliance

Police Bank are recruiting to fulfil the position of Head of Compliance. This is a national role and reports to the Chief Risk Officer. In this role, you are responsible for ensuring the end to end corporate governance, legal and compliance matters conform with all relevant laws, regulations and codes. This role also provides support to the CEO on all matters relating to company secretarial duties and carrying out activities for the Board of Directors.
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Senior Company Secretary

In this role, you’ll ensure that the Group Governance team delivers on the goal of supporting boards within the organisation in carrying out their governance roles, and having oversight of the corporate governance standards, policies and procedures for one of Australia's largest financial services organisations.
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Applications close 31 July 2019.

Risk and Governance Advisor, Group Governance

Our client is seeking a Risk and Governance Advisor to their Group Governance team — the dedicated people who provide corporate governance and corporate secretariat services to the organisation's board of directors and its committees. You will also advise our subsidiary companies and their various committees.
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Applications close 31 July 2019.


In-house Counsel & Company Secretary

Our client is seeking an In-House Counsel who is an expert and leader and can help the company to mitigate its legal risks by providing exceptional legal services. The In-House Counsel will assist the company at the forefront of developing new approaches in a rapidly evolving but long established market. The Company Secretary aspect of the role is equally interesting. The Company Secretary is providing a mixture of advisory and administrative support to the board, in a period of changing regulatory, legal and social licence environments in financial services.
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Applications close 19 July 2019.

Company Secretary

Our client is seeking an experienced ASX-listed Company Secretary to join a dynamic, entrepreneurial professional services firm located in South Melbourne. They specialise in the provision of outsourced accounting and company secretarial functions to over 60 ASX-Listed entities in the energy, resources, biotechnology, technology, healthcare and food sectors. This role offers attractive remuneration, professional development and career advancement.
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Applications close 31 July 2019.

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