Governance Advisor

Job vacancies
Department Commercial and Strategy
Applications close 20th September 2019
Work Type Full time
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Vacancy description

Passionate about Governance? We are seeking expressions from enthusiastic and experienced Governance professionals to join our highly effective Strategy and Corporate Planning Team.

Providing high level secretarial support and governance advice to our Mayor, Elected and Community Board Members and Council staff, you will have a strong understanding of formal protocols, statutory obligations and Standing Orders for Council, Community Board and Committee meetings.

You will need to understand the importance of getting it right and your meticulous attention to detail will be second to none. This position requires you to listen to complex discussions, ensuring that key information is captured accurately.

No day is the same in this busy role! You’ll be the go-to person for all things agenda related, effectively administering and supporting colleagues with the use of our Agenda Management and Distribution System.

To be successful in this role, you will have the ability to learn or can bring an:

  • Ability to plan and prioritise effectively, meet deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
  • Understanding of the Local Government Act 2002 and Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act
  • Ability to work with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Diplomatic attitude

If you’re a proactive and friendly individual who will thrive in a busy and ever-changing environment, then apply now!

Applications for this vacancy

All applicants are required to be either a New Zealand Citizen or have a current New Zealand work visa.

Please forward your application by 5pm on Friday 20 September 2019, to The People & Capability Advisor, Timaru District Council via one of the options below.

Please note

Applications emailed to the above address must be in one of the following formats: Microsoft Word Documents (DOC), Rich Text Format (RTF), Plain Text (TXT), or Portable Document Format (PDF). Documents submitted in any other format are not acceptable.

Publish Date: 06 Sep 2019