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Manager, Governance Full-time Job

2 months ago   Nursing   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North   8 views
Job Details

The role
Reporting to the Director Risk and Fraud, you will provide expert strategic advice to executive officers on corporate governance, risk management, setting objectives and performance measures. You will also lead, drive and be accountable for the review of governance, project management, and reporting systems and practices across the client Division. In addition, you will oversee the monitoring and reporting of divisional legislative and regulatory obligations, as well as monitor divisional compliance with workplace health and safety legislation.

You will also maintain awareness of emerging governance and reporting trends and practices to identify opportunities to improve processes. You will lead and coordinate business continuity planning including mapping of critical functions and identification and testing of key contingency strategies and communication pathways. You will be responsible for representing the client Division internally on matters relating to operational planning, governance, business continuity planning and risk management. In addition, you will prepare high level correspondence as required

The successful person
You will have an in-depth knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, procedures, and public sector correspondence standards together. You will also have proven experience in researching designing, implementing, monitoring, and reporting of operational and other divisional plans. In addition, you will also have highly developed interpersonal, communication, influencing and consulting skills at a senior level, building rapport and trust with senior executives. You will also have proven ability to analyse and advise executive management on complex operational and governance matters.

About us
The Department of Health is responsible for the overall management of the public health system in Queensland. We are an organisation that strongly believes in the need to work with people who value the goals of our organisation and who will thrive in our workplace. Working at the Department of Health is about making a difference.

The Corporate Services Division (CSD) provides a wide range of enabling and business support services to the department. Focusing on delivering essential corporate services in partnership to enable a high performing Queensland health system, the CSD is responsible for major corporate functions including finance, human resources, legal, communications, audit, risk and assurance, governance, business enhancement and infrastructure delivery.


  • A fast-paced, challenging and supportive environment
  • Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Diverse work culture
  • Career training and development

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum 1-2 pages, dot points acceptable) outlining your skills and experience relevant for this role.

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.