Position Details
Reference Number 17963
Position Title Team Leader Governance
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Department Corporate Services Department
Branch Governance & Property
Location Coburg Civic Centre, 90 Bell Street Coburg
Banding Level Band 7
Salary $98,633.74 to $110,369.31
Hours Per Fortnight 76.00
Position Summary
  • Key Leadership Role
  • $98K - $110K + Super
  • Full time permanent role with access to a monthly RDO
  • Job Ref:  17963


ABOUT MORELAND

Moreland City Council is located in the inner northern suburbs of Melbourne and is one of the most populous and culturally diverse municipalities.  Located in Coburg, the Moreland City Council offices are just 8km from the CBD and are easily accessible by public transport or cycling.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a hands-on leader to drive the standard for good governance across the organisation. Leading the Governance, Council Business and Freedom of Information functions, you will have a wide sphere of influence and the responsibility for providing accurate and timely advice to the Council and the organisation.

This is a critical leadership position in the Governance and Civic Protocols unit and will report directly to the Unit Manager.

You will have a strong focus on developing a Governance team that anticipates the needs of the organisation in the support and advice it provides, and your success will be built on your comprehensive knowledge of governance practice (ideally in local government), and your ability to share that knowledge across the organisation.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM THIS ROLE

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, manage, motivate and develop a team
  • A tertiary qualification in Governance or a related field with several years’ relevant experience or substantial experience in a governance role(s)
  • Experience in the provision of specialist advice, interpretation and application of legislation relevant to this position
  • Proactive approach and demonstrated independent thinking
  • Ability to use mediation, communication and conflict resolution skills to influence actions and outcomes


WHAT THIS ROLE CAN OFFER

  • Monthly RDO
  • Opportunities for training and career development
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Work-life balance
  • Employer-supported study assistance schemes


For further information please contact Sally Curran on 9240 2454.

Applications close: 12pm, 5 August 2019.  Interviews will be held on Friday 9 August. 

To apply and obtain a position description please visit our website.

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

 

Selection Criteria Essential: An appropriate tertiary qualification (degree or diploma course) in a related field with several years’ relevant experience, or a lesser formal qualification and substantial relevant experience.

Essential: Experience in the provision of specialist advice, interpretation and application of legislation relevant to this position.

Essential: Ability to manage time, set priorities, plan and organise one’s own, and team’s work despite competing demands to achieve specific and set objectives in the most efficient way possible within the resources available and within a set timetable.

Essential: Ability to use mediation, communication and conflict resolution skills to influence actions and outcomes.

Essential: Demonstrated ability to lead, manage, motivate and develop a team.

Essential: Exercise judgement, discretion and tact in dealing with all sensitive matters and demonstrate confidentiality and political awareness.
Contact Person Sally Curran
Contact Number 92402454
Closing Date 05/08/2019
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