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Executive Governance Co-ordinator

Victoria Legal Aid
  • Full-time ongoing position (part time applications considered)
  • Salary based on experience, range: $75,669 - $97,921 (pro rata) plus super
  • Up to $15,900 in salary packaging and hybrid WFH/office model

About the role

Reporting to the General Counsel, the Executive Governance Coordinator is a trusted role, responsible for providing confidential and high-level support, coordination and assistance through the delivery of high quality administrative and organisational services including:

  • The end-to-end coordination of VLA's senior management forums (Executive Management Group and Senior Leadership Team), including preparation of agendas, collating and distributing papers, taking minutes, distributing action items and maintaining critical documentation
  • Act as a point of liaison between the Executive Assistants to coordinate the contributions from Executives and communicate arrangements for EMG and SLT meetings
  • Produce high quality written communications
  • Proactively identify and work to resolve operational and logistical challenges as they arise
  • Provide general administrative support to the General Counsel and other team members as necessary.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and pro-active professional with an interest in working with stakeholders at senior and executive levels.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • Demonstrated experience in providing administrative support to senior staff members including the ability to manage own work priorities, meet deadlines, and coordinate projects while maintaining confidentiality and discretion
  • Highly developed interpersonal and critical thinking skills with the ability to exercise sound judgement while liaising with a wide range of stakeholders about highly confidential and sensitive matters
  • Demonstrated experience in providing high quality executive and governance support at a senior level
  • Detail-oriented, well organised and a critical thinker, you will be capable of formulating in-depth advice on governance issues
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members to foster a positive and supportive work environment.

Don't meet every requirement? At VLA, we understand that your work and life experiences can be just as valuable. If you're excited about this role but your CV doesn't align perfectly with our job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or one of our many other opportunities.

About Victoria Legal Aid

We provide legal representation to those who need it most. With over 1000 staff employed in 15 offices across Victoria, we help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems.

Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds and foster a work culture that's inclusive as well as diverse. Your unique ideas and perspectives are valued so that we best represent the people we serve.

Employee benefits

  • Family friendly, flexible hybrid work from home & office model
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Supportive team environment in modern offices
  • Salary packaging which allows up to $15,900 of your salary each year to be tax free

How to apply

To be considered for this role, please click "Apply Now" and submit a cover letter and current resume.

If you require adjustment to the recruitment and selection process or need an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with our team via [email protected] using the subject line: Executive Governance Co-ordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

For further information review the attached position description or contact Sarah Nieuwenhuysen, General Counsel on (03) 9269 0436.

No agency applications will be accepted.

Other relevant information

It is a requirement that staff attend for office-based days in accordance with VLA's hybrid work strategy at their primary work location. In line with this requirement, interstate applications will be considered only where the candidate is able and willing to relocate to Victoria, unless part of a border community.

VLA is committed to putting the safety and wellbeing of children first.

A position description is attached.

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