Manager Governance, Property and Risk (FQI-711)

Manager Governance, Property and Risk (FQI-711)

15 Sep

15 Sep



- Provide exceptional outcomes to the community

- Focus on innovative ways to deliver services and programs

- A great place to live, work and explore

Central Goldfields Shire Council is situated right in the geographical centre of the state of Victoria within one hour's drive of the regional centres of Ballarat and Bendigo and just two hours from Melbourne. With a rich history and wonderful community feel, it boasts a vibrant and diverse culture with the benefits of a regional lifestyle. Steeped in goldmining history and nestled amongst a scenic state forest, the region is a popular and picturesque place and home to some of the finest recreation and sporting facilities in regional Victoria.

Having emerged from a period of restructure under administrators and with a new contemporary CEO at the helm, Central Goldfields Shire Council is set to become the next progressive, innovative "vibrant, thriving, inclusive" council in regional Victoria.

Committed to achieving the best outcomes for their local community, Central Goldfields Shire Council is seeking passionate, innovative and community minded leaders who want to make a difference to residents and the region whist balancing their lifestyle and career.

As a key member of Council's management team, the Manager Governance, Property, Risk will be expected to exude the exemplary leadership attributes that exist already in the team and that model collaboration, commitment to excellence, and innovative thinking.

Reporting to the General Manager - Corporate Performance, the Manager Governance, Property, Risk will be responsible for the effective provision of all governance functions of Council, and for ensuring that Council's property, risk management and procurement activities are best practice. Furthermore, the Manager Governance, Property, Risk will work collaboratively with all areas of Council, Councillors, community members, relevant external agencies and government departments, and will contribute to the long term strategic and financial direction of Council.

This is an exciting time to join Central Goldfields Shire Council (CGSC), with a whole new council needing to be on-boarded and the new Local Government Act soon to come into effect. Given this context, CGSC are seeking a highly motivated and experienced leader who has a significant understanding of, and experience with, all aspects of high quality governance, property and risk management programs and reporting, ideally within a local government setting.

The Manger Governance, Property, Risk will need to use an innovative approach to developing long-term strategies and policies, while identifying solutions relating to governance, property and risk. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively and to work collaboratively with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders will also be key. Furthermore, the Manager will have demonstrable experience and ability to provide leadership to a diverse workforce; to motivate staff; resolve conflict; encourage new ideas and continuous improvement; and to actively demonstrate Council's values at all times.

A Degree or Diploma in Governance or Risk Management or similar is expected, while membership of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Governance Institute, or legal or para-legal experience would also be an advantage.

Located in a stunning part of regional Victoria with an enviable lifestyle, Central Goldfields Shire Council is a place where you can truly progress your career and enjoy the best of what the region has to offer.

Central Goldfields Shire Council recognises that the strength of its workforce is enhanced by the diversity of its people and, as such, is open to considering flexible working arrangements.

For further information on the Central Goldfields Shire Council and to obtain a copy of the position description, please go to:

For further information not covered in the microsite, please call Melanie Pecanek on 0408 898 734 or Carla Bent on 0422 582 992.

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