Governance Officer - Deaf Connect

About the Role

Deaf Connect is currently seeking an experienced Governance Officer to support the Company Secretary with facilitating the company’s corporate governance processes to ensure that all board processes run efficiently and effectively.

To succeed in this role, you will have a demonstrated experience in collaborating with senior level executives, providing high level governance and secretariat support.

  • Work/Life Balance (Mix of work from home/office)
  • Fantastic salary packaging opportunities (increased take home pay)
  • 2 year Term Contract (20 hours per week) with potential for extension

About You

In your application, let us know that you have these key skills:

  • Board governance and strong administration skills
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or experience in legal or corporate governance
  • High level interpersonal communication skills including experience liaising with senior executives and board members
  • Highly developed organisational skills and ability to work in a confidential manner
  • Strong communication skills

You should also let us know if you have these other great skills:

  • Certificate in Governance Practice
  • An understanding of issues unique to not for profit organisations
  • Project management skills

About Us

Deaf Connect is a newly formed organisation, born through the merger of two of Australia’s largest Deaf support organisations – Deaf Services and the Deaf Society.

Deaf Connect is the largest whole-of-life service provider for Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing Australians, with offices across Queensland, New South Wales, Adelaide, Melbourne and Darwin.

We stand with the Deaf community to build capacity and influence social change while paying respect to history, culture and language.

We offer an attractive benefits program including:

  • Salary packaging, enabling you to make huge savings on tax and maximise your pay
  • Flexible working arrangements, including working from home options
  • Discount membership to gyms and facilities throughout Australia
  • Free annual flu vaccinations
  • Free comprehensive online learning portal
  • Financial support to learn Auslan and gain nationally recognised qualifications through our own Registered Training Organisation
  • Free financial wellness support through our default super fund

Join our innovative, collaborative and supportive team and know that your contribution is making a difference to the lives of Deaf and hard of hearing Australians.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, apply now. 

To apply you must submit the following:

  • Either a Cover Letter or Auslan recording outlining how your skills and experience meet the position requirements as outlined in the position description (no more than 1.5 pages or 5 min Auslan recording)
  • An up-to-date resume including your name, contact details, employment history and qualifications.

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Application closing date: 10th June 2022

Deaf Connect is an equal opportunity employer. The successful candidate will require a NDIS WC, police check and to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination prior to commencement