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Governance Officer

Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet - Darwin, NT

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin


Job description

Agency Department of the Chief Minister Work unit Corporate Governance, Information and

and Cabinet Reporting

Job title Governance Officer Designation Administrative Officer 6

Job type Full Time Duration Fixed from 22/03/2021 to 12/04/2022

Salary $92,620 - $103,538 Location Darwin

Position number 35550 RTF 205012 Closing 10/02/2021

Contact Matthew Young on 08 8999 8375 or Matthew.Young@nt.gov.au

About the agency https://cmc.nt.gov.au/

Apply online https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/JobDetails?rtfId=205012

Information for applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and detailed resume.

The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce that represents the community. The NTPS encourages people

from all diversity groups to apply for vacancies. For more information about applying for this position and the merit

process, go to the OCPE website.

Under the agency’s Special Measures Recruitment Plan eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal)

applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy. For more information on Special Measures, go to

the OCPE website.

Primary objective

The Governance Officer is a senior position within the governance team. The role is responsible for the provision of

high-quality services to support implementation of corporate governance frameworks and business planning and

reporting activities for the Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet, the Office of the Chief Minister, the Office

of the Leader of the Opposition, the Department of Treasury and Finance and the Office of the Commissioner for

Public Employment.

Key duties and responsibilities

1. Provide advice on and coordinate the review and implementation of corporate governance frameworks.

2. Assist to coordinate the development of the agencies’ planning frameworks.

3. Provide advice on and coordinate corporate reporting, including the development of tools and guidance to assist

divisions and business units.

4. Coordinate the review and update of Human Resource, Financial, Procurement and Information delegations.

5. Support development of corporate governance policies and procedures, including development of

communications to educate divisions and business units in respect of required ways of working.

6. Provide secretariat services to governance committees.

Selection criteria


1. High-level of understanding of corporate governance, organisational and business planning and performance

reporting, including monitoring and evaluation tools and methodologies.

2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the capacity to prepare a range of correspondence for

diverse audiences.

3. Excellent organisational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects with changing

priorities and coordinate a range of activities to meet critical timelines.

4. Demonstrated high level of conceptual, analytical, research and presentation skills.

5. Demonstrated experience building and maintaining networks with key stakeholders and influencing and driving

improved business practices.

6. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

7. Ability to interact effectively with people from diverse cultures.


1. Tertiary qualification in business, public administration or related discipline.