Executive Director, Governance, Legal, Operations and Engagement (SES2)

Job posted: 30/01/2024
Applications close: 29/02/2024 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Essential Services Commission

Salary: $279,239 - $401,017

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/ESC/ESC/1775263

Reference: VG/ESC/ESC/1775263

Occupation: Executive Management

Salary Range: $279,239 - $401,017

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

If you're looking for a role in a dynamic and community-focused organisation that is making a genuine impact on the lives of all Victorians, the Executive Director Governance, Legal and Engagement position could be the right fit for you.

In this role you will:

  • Be a single point of contact for CEO and Commissioners across critical areas

  • Provide executive leadership to a division of approximately 50 people

  • Represent the commission externally on corporate and governance matters.

    Position details

    The position will provide executive leadership for the following areas:

    • Board and executive governance
    • Internal legal services
    • Strategic and operational planning
    • Strategic communications
    • Financial management
    • People and culture
    • IT

    Please refer to the attached position description for the principal functions and key selection criteria.

    Applications must be made through the website by midnight, 29th February 2024. For further information regarding the role please contact Amanda Daniel, Chief People and Culture Officer on (03) 9032 1304 or amanda.daniel@esc.vic.gov.au.


    About us

    The Essential Services Commission is Victoria's independent economic regulator of essential services supplied by a range of industries. The commission's functions include:

    • making regulatory decisions with respect to prescribed industries (including price determinations, licensing, customer protection and access disputes).
    • undertaking reviews and providing advice to Ministers on a range of economic and regulatory matters.
    • administering the Victorian Energy Upgrades program.

    Be part of a highly respected and professional organisation that allows you to apply your knowledge while offering flexible working arrangements that support different ways of working, while helping employees balance work and life. You'll be working in a dynamic and collaborative environment with opportunities to undertake stimulating work, with opportunities for professional growth.


    How to apply

    Please include the following in your application:

    • a cover letter outlining your skills, knowledge and experience relating to this opportunity
    • a current resume

    Please note this role will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory pre-employment screening including criminal records, qualification checks and a statutory declaration outlining any previous misconduct investigations.

    You can apply by selecting the “Apply Now” button.

    We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to fairness, diversity and respect. As such, we will respond to requests for reasonable adjustments from applicants with disabilities. If you would like to discuss reasonable adjustments, please contact people.culture@esc.vic.gov.au

    We look forward to receiving your application.

  • Executive Director, Governance, Legal, Operations and Engagement  (SES2)

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    Amanda Daniel | amanda.daniel@esc.vic.gov.au

    Executive Director, Governance, Legal, Operations and Engagement  (SES2)