About this opportunity
- 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.
- Good working knowledge of relevant legislation.
- Excellent communication skills,
- Thorough knowledge of G-Suite, Microsoft Office.
- Excellent negotiation and dispute resolution skills.
- Not-for-Profit Policies, Procedures and Governance.
- Understanding of the Construction Industry.
- Understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Communities.
Experience 5+ years of 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.
Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.
Every application is based on merit, we have minimum standards which must be met by every candidate and position to work with our organisation.
1. Australian Citizenship/Permanent Resident;
2. Relevant Qualifications and Certificates/Registrations;
3. Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within Australia;
4. Great communication and listening skills;
5. Ability to commit the required time for the position and be able to commit to a 12-month position (minimum);
6. 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.
15 hours per month (Negotiable)Suitable for
- Centrelink Volunteers
- Families with Children
- Online & Remote Volunteers
- People with disability
- Skilled Volunteers
- Wheelchair Access
- Accounting & Finance
- Administration & Office Management
- Education & Training
- Fundraising & Events
- Governance, Boards & Committees
- Mediation & Advocacy
- Research, Policy & Analysis
- Safety & Emergency Services
- Trades & Maintenance
- Tutoring & Coaching
- Writing & Editing
Mandate Reporting/Child Safety, Mental Health, First Nations/Cultural Awareness, Fair Work Ombudsman Trainings, and others as negotiated.