Governance Officer

Job Title: Governance Officer
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Maitland
Reference: 838910
Contact Name: Louise Mann
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 09, 2024 14:15

Job Description

  • Provide corporate governance and secretariat support across the business

  • Join an organisation where Member satisfaction is priority

  • Work in a team that fosters a positive and collaborative culture

About the organisation

Modern banking with traditional service is the hallmark of this member-owned bank. Throughout The Mutual Bank’s 135-year history, the banking and financial services world has changed dramatically. The Mutual Bank has evolved too, embracing technology and enjoying significant growth in all areas of its operations including a competitive, award-winning range of financial products and services. The one thing that hasn’t changed at The Mutual Bank is that Members remain at the forefront of every decision made.  The Mutual Bank has a reputation for providing exceptional customer service and support for the local community.

The Mutual Bank has a network of seven Hunter-based branches and the landmark new Head Office at East Maitland is home to the Member Contact Centre and Corporate team.

The organisation is on a growth trajectory with its current geographical footprint within the major growth corridors of the Hunter Region.  The Mutual Bank is committed to expanding to meet the demands of an increasing population.  You can be part of this exciting journey too.

About the role

The role of Governance Officer will provide corporate governance and secretariat support across the business, with direction from the Corporate Governance Manager / Company Secretary. Supporting the Board of Directors and Board Committees, you will coordinate Board and Committee reports, publish papers and minutes, maintain action registers and keep accurate records. The position has responsibility for developing and managing The Mutual Bank’s Controlled Document Framework and providing controlled document support across the organisation.

About you

Your contribution in supporting strategic initiatives will be highly valued by your peers, Management and the Board and make a positive impact on our Members. Your previous experience in administering and project managing corporate governance activities and your ability to maintain company records will be invaluable in this role. If you have a passion for policies and procedures and are skilled at drafting, reviewing and advising this could be a great opportunity for you.

You will have tertiary qualifications in either law, business or an equivalent qualification and you will have a strong understanding of the Corporations Act as it relates to company administration, meetings and Director's duties.

The Mutual Bank’s values of Integrity, Respect and Care should align with who you are, how you show up and the person you are known to be.      

The benefits

The Mutual Bank’s modern Head Office, with secure onsite parking, is conveniently located right next door to Stockland Green Hills Shopping Centre where you can enjoy time out during lunch. They also offer a corporate wellbeing program, flexible work arrangements and a generous uniform allowance. You will be supported with a culture providing work/life balance, learning, career development and personal growth opportunities along with community engagement opportunities.

How to apply

To learn more about key responsibilities, company and culture, you can request a copy of the Success Profile Pack by clicking here.
Once you have reviewed the Success Profile Pack, click ‘Apply for this Job’ and include cv and cover letter as outlined in the Success Profile Pack. If a confidential discussion is required, please contact Louise Mann on 02 4927 2024.

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