- Location: Banyule VIC, Docklands VIC
- Category: Community Services
- People with disability
- Skilled Volunteers
- Centrelink Volunteers
Type of work
- Accounting & Finance
- Fundraising & Events
- Governance, Boards & Committees
- Administration & Office Management
- Marketing, Media & Communications
- Research, Policy & Analysis
- Working with Children Check *
- National Police Certificate *
- Driver's Licence (C)
• Australian Citizenship/Permanent Resident/New Zealand Citizenship
• Supportive to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
• Supportive to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Asexual or other gender and sexual diversities (LGBTIQA+) Communities
• Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
• Have sound Business, Charities and Not-for-Profit experience
• Have competent knowledge and skills with basic Technology, Google Suite, Web designs and browsers, etc.
• Ability to communicate honestly and transparency, with sound knowledge and ability to speak and write in English.
• Relevant Qualifications and Certificates/Registrations;
• Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within Australia;
• Great communication and listening skills;
• Ability to commit the required time for the position and be able to commit to a 12-month position (minimum);
• Upon engagement, you will be required to have or obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) and a National Police Check (NPC), which is conducted alongside our partnered charity agency.
* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Main activities • Preparing and arranging all Board meetings and undertaking various activities related to these meetings - ensuring compliance with all legal, statutory and corporate affairs requirements and providing specialist advice to the Board. • Facilitating ongoing communication between the organisation and external Board members. • Providing legal advice to management on a wide range of corporate and employment relations issues. • Ensuring compliance and reporting requirements to statutory and third parties are accurately and timely fulfilled. • Reviewing, summarising and advising management on corporate documentation prior to sealing. • Controlling the Executive Share Plan, maintaining the Organisation's Share Register and controlling corporate records. • Assisting with the year end accounting process and the preparation of the organisation's annual report. • Ensuring that Board administration is effectively performed. • Participating in special projects and assignments of strategic importance to the organisation.
Key skills • Good working knowledge of relevant legislation. • Excellent communication skills. • Excellent negotiation and dispute resolution skills.
Internal contacts All Divisional Managers, Legal Staff.
External contacts Shareholders, External Directors, Solicitors and other Legal Advisors.
Typical experience At least 5 years experience as a lawyer within commercial/corporate law. Degree qualified in law, economics and/or accounting together with membership of the Australian Institute of Chartered Secretaries.