• Salary range $108,810 to $125,947 + super
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary packaging options including remote area benefits
  • Support for continuing professional development
  • Corporate wardrobe and PPE
  • Discounted fitness membership
  • Relocation assistance

About Us

The Nambucca Valley is situated on the beautiful mid-north coast of NSW, half-way between Sydney and Brisbane, and an easy 30-minute drive from Coffs Harbour.

With the most stunning beaches and waterways on par with anywhere in the world, the Valley is a paradise unspoilt with a lifestyle most people dream of. From the crystal blue waters to the lush rural pastures and tranquil rainforests, our natural environment is simply idyllic.

Nambucca Valley Council is committed to maintaining the highest standards of governance, compliance, and risk management. We are currently seeking an experienced and proactive Manager Risk and Governance to join our team. This role is pivotal in ensuring our Council meets its legal obligations, upholds public integrity, and delivers exceptional service to our community.

Position Overview

As the Manager Risk and Governance, you will provide high-quality service and advice across governance, policies/procedures, legislative compliance, risk management, insurance, GIPA requests, and integrated planning and reporting. You will work closely with the Council, General Manager, and senior leaders to support informed decision-making and maintain robust governance frameworks.

Who are we looking for?

Key requirements for the successful candidate are:

  • Tertiary qualification in law, corporate governance, public policy, business, or related discipline with extensive experience in a governance-related role.
  • Comprehensive understanding of risk management principles and experience in risk and compliance management.
  • Expertise in insurance renewals and claims, and managing insurance portfolios.
  • Sound knowledge of Local Government legislation and processes, including experience in the administration and interpretation of the Local Government Act and Regulation, Integrated Planning and Reporting, and other relevant legislation.

Why Join Us?

  • Impactful Role: Play a crucial role in shaping the governance and risk management practices of Nambucca Valley Council.
  • Professional Development: Opportunities for ongoing training and career advancement.
  • Collaborative Environment: Work with a dedicated and supportive team committed to excellence.

Want to know more?

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Evan Webb, Acting Director Corporate Services, on 0448 621 893.

Nambucca Valley Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages and backgrounds. If you have a disability and need to request any adjustments to assist with the application process, or to discuss workplace adjustments you may require, please contact the HR team on 02 6568 2555.

Council also recognises the skills and attributes of veterans and welcomes applications from ex-service personnel.




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Nambucca Valley Council,New South Wales,Australia

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2 weeks ago
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