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Manager, Governance and Compliance - Alice Springs

MacDonnell Regional Council
  • Full-time, permanent contract
  • Leadership position based in Alice Springs
  • Generous employee benefits including 6 weeks annual leave and salary sacrifice

The MacDonnell Regional Council is located in the centre of Australia. Covering 270,000sq km and with an estimated population approaching 7,000, it has a unique beauty with picturesque water holes, magnificent flora and fauna, red desert sands and rugged mountain ranges.

As Manager Governance and Compliance you will be responsible for the effective operation of administrative and governance functions and for ensuring Council meets all legislative, statutory, policy and performance obligations. Other key areas of focus will include liaising with the executive leadership team, coordinating with council electoral officials to assist in the facilitation of general and bi elections, overlooking communications and media liaison to identify opportunities for council's positive media experience.

Ideally you will hold a Bachelor Degree in Business / Government or equivalent experience in similar governance role. You will also have the ability to interpret legislation and policies. You will require the ability to represent the organisation and negotiate with stakeholders to promote objectives and communicate strategic direction and vision.

MacDonnell Regional Council recognises and respects the region's unique Aboriginal culture and 78% of our workforce are Aboriginal, therefore an understanding and awareness of cultural impacts and sensitivities is essential.

This is a unique opportunity to play a lead role and have a genuine influence in helping Council improve the lives of our residents and communities, while also further developing your own skills base and career pathways. You will also enjoy the relaxed lifestyle that Alice Springs and regional Northern Territory offer.

For further information contact:

Bhan Pratap, Director Corporate Services, by phoning (08) 8958 9631.

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