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Governance Officer - Alice Springs

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress
  • Base Salary: $93,697- $102,531 p.a.
  • Total Effective Package: $114,657- $124,553 p.a.
  • Full Time, Continuous contract

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress not only offers rewarding career options, but a wide range of employee benefits including;

  • Six (6) weeks' annual leave
  • Generous salary packaging
  • A strong commitment to professional development
  • Access to the Congress health services for you and your immediate family at no cost
  • District allowance and remote benefits

About the role

The purpose of the role is to:

Provide high level coordination and support to the Congress and Remote Health Boards where Congress delivers services to meet their governance and management accountabilities under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI Act).

The role:

  • Leading secratiariat functions, acting as contact person for and coordinating meetings for the five remote advisory boards to Congress based in Amoonguna, Mpwelarre (Santa Teresa), Ntaria (Hermannsberg), Mutitjulu and Utju (Areyonga), including travel to these sites
  • Provides high level secretariat and administrative support to the Legal and Governance team within the Office of the CEO as required, to delegated aspects of the Congress Board and Annual General Meeting schedules including supporting members to attend.
  • Coordinate governance related travel requirements and related expense claims in accordance with Congress travel and expense policies.
  • Leading meeting logistics for governance related meetings including governance training ensuring rooms are booked, calendar invites sent, catering ordered, Zoom details provided, travel arranged.
  • Timely and efficient administration of the Board calendar, including diary management through outlook and preparing the draft annual meeting schedule.
  • Coordinating proof of Aboriginality applications to be considered by the Congress Board of Directors and liaising with applicants.
  • Track data and attendance for 6 monthly corporate plan reporting
  • Keep the membership register for Congress up to date in line with the requirements of the CATSI Act.

This role works closely with the Legal and Governance Manager/Company Secretary to support the governance requirements of the corporations associated with Congress. Congress provides a comprehensive primary health care service to Aboriginal people in Alice Springs and some nearby remote communities.

Please view the job description below or by clicking here.

Applicants are required to provide a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria as per the position description as well as their cover letter and resume. All documents will need to be uploaded as a single pdf file.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information on the position, please contact the Legal and Governance Manager / Company Secretary, Isobel Milnes on 08 7928 8105 or isobel.milnes@caac.org.au using the subject line: Governance Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Applications must be submitted through the Congress job portal, the links for which are available through the ‘apply now’ button or through the Congress website https://www.caac.org.au/hr.

Applications will close when a suitable applicant is found.

*Total effective package includes: base salary, district allowance, superannuation, leave loading, and estimated tax saving from salary packaging options.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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