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Governance and Risk Coordinator

Job No: CB17759
Location: Sydney

Governance and Risk Coordinator

Full Time Position

Participation in 9 day fortnight Scheme


City of Canada Bay Council’s values underpin how we operate.

We act with integrity; We empower our people; We are respectful; We work together; We innovate.


We have an exciting newly established role for an experienced and forward-thinking Governance and Risk expert to join Canada Bay Council. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with the team to support and facilitate a range of key functions.

In this crucial role you will have responsibility for:

  • Effectively lead the Governance and Risk business areas
  • Providing expert advice to various stakeholders on statutory and regulatory reporting
  • Assisting in the oversight of Councils Audit and Risk Management programs including internal audit, the Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee, Councils risk management program and insurances and premiums.
  • Coordination of Councils business paper function (including agenda and minutes, attend council/committee meetings, actions and relevant reporting to the Executive and Leadership Teams and identify opportunities for improvement in business paper production and distribution.
  • Deliver and complete a range governance services and projects across Council

Tertiary qualifications (Risk, Governance or related) and/or relevant experience is essential for this position. To be successful in this position you will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with various teams across Council. Your ability to multitask and adhere to strict deadlines will help you succeed in this role. You will also have experience in leading, managing and mentoring a small Risk and Governance team.

 Closing Date:  Friday 27 May 2022

 For further information on this position please contact Melissa Lee, Manager, Customer Service and Governance on 9911 6335

 Click here for the Position Description


The City of Canada Bay Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to a safe workplace

The City of Canada Bay Council is a Child Safe Organisation that recognises and advocates for the rights of Children and Young People and are committed to a Safe Workplace. 

The City of Canada Bay Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to maintaining, growing and supporting a diverse, respectful, collaborative & inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQA, people with disabilities, women, and other diversity groups.

City of Canada Bay is required to comply with and follow all NSW Public Health Orders. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they are able to meet any requirements in line with current NSW Public Health Orders that are relevant to the position and travel requirements.

“Formal offers of employment are subject to standard Council pre-employment checks including medical and other background checks”

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