Taungurung Land and Waters Council

The Executive Officer is a key support to the CEO and is located in the office of the CEO.  The primary focus of the position will be liaison with and support for the Chairperson and the Board in relation to their governance functions and responsibilities, and to provide secretariat support to Board sub-committees, as requested.  The Executive Officer will undertake a range of related duties, as directed by the CEO.

Based in Broadford
Part-time (0.8 FTE, 12 month contract)
$98,933 pro rata

Key Duties

Governance – Board Support

  • Advise Directors on their corporate responsibilities, the CATSI Act, the TLaWC Rulebook and other regulatory and statutory requirements
  • Prepare Board meeting agendas and agenda papers
  • Provide effective input into the process of continuous improvement of Board practice and governance processes
  • Support the CEO in executing the strategic and policy decisions of the Board and its sub-committees, including compliance with any standing delegations from the Board
  • Ensure a smooth information flow between the Board and its sub-committees, and management
  • Provide secretariat support for governance meetings – Board meetings, sub-committee meetings (as required), and general meetings (AGMs and Special General Meetings) – including taking the minutes
  • Develop and maintain a Board Annual Planner
  • Facilitate professional development programs for the Board
  • Assist with the induction of new Directors
  • Oversee the payment of Directors’ stipends
  • Facilitate Board performance evaluation

CEO Support

  • Prepare correspondence, reports and messaging to stakeholders, as required
  • Undertake other tasks as requested

Selection Criteria

  • Strong corporate governance experience
  • A demonstrable ability to communicate clearly and effectively with Aboriginal decision makers
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Victorian and Australian Government policy and programs relating to Aboriginal people
  • Strong written ability – including to prepare correspondence, reports, submissions and advice for stakeholders
  • Well-developed strategic thinking and planning skills
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications

Personal Attributes

  • Integrity, discretion and good judgment
  • A warm and congenial interpersonal style
  • A personal commitment to Indigenous self-determination

To apply for this job, please email your resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria by clicking on the link below.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@taungurung.com.au.