Governance Specialist

• 6 weeks’ annual leave (30 days) • Opportunity to be part of a small, collaborative team • Provide advice to enhance legislative compliance, good governance standards and practices for member Local Governments   Governance SpecialistTotal Package $132,393.04 per annum (inclusive of super guarantee)   We have a rare and exciting opportunity on offer for a Governance Specialist to join the friendly Governance and Procurement team here at WALGA, who take great pride in delivering expert advice and guidance to Western Australia’s Local Government sector. Working closely together the team’s purpose is to encourage the adoption of better practice governance frameworks and facilitate our member Local Governments’ understanding of statutory compliance obligations. We do this in being readily available by phone and email and maintaining a modern suite of advice materials and procedural templates, provided both free of charge and under a subscription service. There will be opportunities in this role to travel throughout WA to deliver customised workshops, promote WALGA’s Governance function, attend WALGA Zone meetings and member networking. This role collaborates in developing webinars and providing subject matter expertise to WALGA’s suite of Local Government Elected Member and Officer training modules (WALGA is a Registered Training Organisation). This is a great role for someone looking to take the next step in their career and is excited about the career progression, experience and growth it can provide – Our previous Governance Specialists have proven just that! What will make you successful in this role? • Well developed understanding of the Local Government Act or demonstrated ability to interpret legislation and assess impact on functions and operations • Excellent interpersonal skills, comfortable in the public speaking space and connecting to a broad audience of stakeholders • Good time management, prioritisation and organisational skills • Developed problem-solving and analytical abilities. • Legal qualification and/or experience in a legal capacity will be highly regarded. • C class driver’s license for travel In return, WALGA offer a sector leading 30 day’s annual leave (6 weeks), flexible work arrangements, a wellbeing program, an active social club, and a commitment to employee professional and personal development. ________________________________________About WALGA WALGA is an independent, member-based, not for profit organisation that advocates for Local Government and provides services to support sector excellence. As the peak industry body, WALGA advocates on behalf of WA’s 139 Local Governments, and delivers training and services to members across the State. WALGA is on a journey of significant change. We’re transforming the way we advocate, develop policy positions and communicate with our members and stakeholders. Be part of an exciting future for WALGA. For further information visit   To Apply We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. To view the position description and apply head over to our website here. For further details on the role please contact James McGovern, Manager Governance and Procurement on 08 9213 2093. This role is being sourced directly by WALGA. We respectfully request no agencies approach. All applications must be received by 12:00pm Friday, 13 September. We may commence interviews upon receipt and reserve the right to close the position early.
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Accounting, Administration, Arts and Humanities, Business
  • Locations:
    Western Australia, Perth,
  • Closing Date:13th Oct 2023, 12:00 am


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