Career opportunities

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. 

View the latest governance and risk related job opportunities below. Governance Institute members, subscribers have exclusive access to these roles. Simply log in to view the full details and apply.

Available roles:


Deputy Company Secretary - Melbourne or Sydney

An international health insurance and healthcare group is seeking to appoint an experienced Company Secretary, preferably with listed experience, as Deputy Company Secretary. The role reports to the Company Secretary and will provide high level secretariat and governance support to the Board and Committees and subsidiaries. Applications close: Friday, 29 July 2022.  Find out more


Governance and Legal Officer

We currently have the opportunity for a suitably experienced, self-driven Governance and Legal Officer to join the team on a full-time permanent basis. This role would suit someone with legal expertise, who is confident influencing decision making of senior managers, and who enjoys working in a stand-alone business role with responsibility across a broad variety of functions including legal matters, company secretariat, contract review and management, corporate compliance, and corporate governance. Applications close: Friday, 1 July 2022. Find out more. 


General Counsel and Company Secretary

A law firm is seeking to appoint an experienced General Counsel and Company Secretary to provide legal, governance and company secretarial services to their First Nations clients. Applications close: Friday, 8 July 2022. Find out more.

Non-Executive Director

A community services organisation is seeking to recruit two Non-Executive Directors who are located on the Sunshine Coast or in regional Queensland.  At least one Director must have experience and knowledge of the aged and community care sector; and one must have governance experience with a Corporate Services focus. Applications close: Friday, 15 July 2022. Find out more.


Company Secretary

We are seeking an experienced Company Secretary with solid and demonstrated governance experience to support the Board of Governance and CEO on this National growth, to implement the recommendations which have arisen following a recent Governance review. Applications close: Friday, 22 July 2022. Find out more.

Compliance Specialist

A financial services organisation is seeking a Compliance Specialist to join the Governance, Risk and Compliance team. Reporting to the Chief Governance Officer, your primary objective is to ensure that the Fund governance and compliance standards and procedures are documented, understood and applied consistently in order to achieve strategic objectives. Applications close: Sunday, 31 August 2022. Find out more.

Board Secretary

A premier Victorian public vocational education and training provider is seeking to apppoint a board secretary, to provide expertise on corporate governance and manage secretarial responsibilities. You will be accountable for all Board secretarial responsibilities, ensuring high standards of ethical conduct, corporate governance administration and practice. You will be required to coordinate and undertake a range of often complex or sensitive activities. Applications close: 9am Friday, 1 July 2022. Find out more.


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