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Company Secretary & Legal Counsel

Employer: c/- Dakin Mayers
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Disability Services, Housing & Homelessness, Legal & Human Rights, Multiculturalism & Diversity
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 13 December, 2017.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Leading not-for-profit
  • Rare in-house opportunity
  • Integral member of the management team

Baptcare is one of Victoria’s most highly regarded NFP’s, providing a broad range of quality services to individuals in residential aged care, retirement living, home help, community care, disability services, youth & family services, housing & homelessness and asylum seekers at 40 locations and employs over 1,600 professional staff. Recognised for its progressive leadership, innovative approach and positive culture, Baptcare proactively lives out its vital mission.

The Company Secretary & Legal Counsel works with multiple stakeholders across the face of the organisation, providing legal advisory services and a dedicated Company Secretarial function to Baptcare and Baptcare Affordable Housing, giving procedural, governance and compliance support to the Board of Directors of each entity.  Other accountabilities include leadership of contracts, risk management, overseeing insurance matters and Board & Committee meetings.

For this important and expanding role, which is highly valued by Baptcare, you must be admitted as a Barrister or Solicitor, with experience in advising on governance, organisational and contract related matters. Experience in Company Secretarial practice, preferably with a qualification from the Governance Institute of Australia, is also required.

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