Senior Advisor - Governance and Secretariat (RBGV 5.1)

Job posted: 10/09/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Royal Botanic Gardens Board

Salary: $101,690 - $112,363

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/422032

Reference: VG/422032

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Salary Range: $101,690 - $112,363

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (RBGV) is one of the world's leading botanic gardens and a centre of excellence for horticulture, science, public engagement, inclusion and learning.

  • Opportunity to work at an iconic Victorian landmark
  • Genuine work/life balance
  • Part-time (0.6 FTE), fixed-term opportunity until July 2022

About our Organisation

At RBGV, our mission is to safeguard plants and plant knowledge for the wellbeing of people and the planet. We play a meaningful role in people's everyday lives, offering extraordinary opportunities to engage with nature for mental, physical, social and community wellbeing. Our interpretation, research programs and living landscapes support visitors of all to ages to understand their role in protecting Victoria's vital and fragile biodiversity and in creating a sustainable future for all. We are also a vital contributor to Melbourne as a resilient city, proudly supporting multiple tourism and hospitality businesses within our sites.

The Traditional Owners of the lands upon which we work and learn are the peoples of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and acknowledge traditional wisdom in plant, land and water management of this precious country for over 40000 years.

About the Role

The Senior Adviser – Governance and Secretariat leads the Secretariat function for the Royal Botanic Gardens Board (RBGV) and its Committees. In particular, the role supports RBGV's robust governance framework by assisting the Board to meet its governance obligations under applicable legislation. Daily duties will include agenda planning, preparing and reviewing board paper submissions, supporting team members and anticipating stakeholder needs and contributing to the delivery of organisational objectives. 
This is a fixed term (maternity leave backfill), part-time position working three days per week.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated experience in high-level committee governance and secretariat roles as well as experience working within the Victorian Public Sector, giving you sound knowledge of public sector agency governance requirements. You are a confident communicator with excellent stakeholder management experience and communication skills, and a history in providing authoritative and accurate guidance and support to Board and Executive members will be the key to your success. In addition, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate that they are highly organised, ensuring priorities are managed effectively and key deadlines are met. All key selection criteria can be found in the position description which is located under the attachments heading on the Victorian Government Careers website.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please visit the Victorian Government Careers website at http://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au. To be considered for this position you must submit a recent resume along with a document responding to each of the Key Selection Criteria as stated in the position description. Applications will only be accepted via the Victorian Government website.

Enquiries can be directed by email to recruitment@rbg.vic.gov.au.

RBGV is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Our organisation is a proudly child safe organisation and committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

Senior Advisor - Governance and Secretariat  (RBGV 5.1)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

RBGV 5.1


Manager, Governance and Projects | recruitment@rbg.vic.gov.au

Senior Advisor - Governance and Secretariat  (RBGV 5.1)