Roper Gulf Regional Council (RGRC) provides a range of services over an area that spans 185,000 sq km (80% the size of Victoria) that covers the region east and southeast of Katherine, Northern Territory. The total estimated resident population of the region is 6,919.
The Council’s mission statement is: “Working as one towards a better future through effective use of all resources”. This serves to give strategic direction to Council’s service delivery and its partnerships with the NT and Australian Governments and other stakeholders.
The overall vision of Roper Gulf Regional Council is to be a sustainable, viable and vibrant leader in improving the quality of family and community life in the Northern Territory.
Roper Gulf Regional Council (RGRC) is currently seeking an experienced Manager - Governance and Corporate Planning to join their Corporate team in Katherine, NT on a full-time basis.
Reporting to the Director - Corporate Governance, this is an exciting senior leadership role that will see you assisting Council to meet its corporate governance responsibilities.
Key areas of accountability will include:
Suitable candidates will have tertiary qualifications in the areas of Governance, Community Development, Management, Business, Law or similar and demonstrated experience in a similar role. Your high-level knowledge of good corporate and governance practices, preferably relevant to Local Government, will be pivotal to your success.
This is a leadership role with 5 direct reports and as such, you must have the demonstrated ability to manage staff, providing leadership and guidance to your team and creating clear guidelines around workflow and delivery expectations.
Importantly, you will have good interpersonal skills and be comfortable communicating with people from a range of diverse cultural groups. Candidates with an awareness of issues affecting Indigenous communities in remote locations will be well-suited to this position.
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This role provides the opportunity to enhance your leadership career with a growing Local Government, within one of the most spectacular and iconic environments in Australia. If you’re looking for a change of pace, a change of lifestyle or a new adventure, this is the job for you!
A highly attractive remuneration package, commensurate with your experience, will be offered.
Additional benefits include:
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Please note: Applications will close at midnight, AEST on Sunday 8th April, 2018.
Prior to employment with Roper Gulf Regional Council you must obtain/hold the following: