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Manager - Corporate Governance

Job Description

The Organisation 

At Baptist Care SA, we find ways to make people's lives better. 

Baptist Care SA provides out of home care, disability care, youth education and employment, homelessness, and therapeutic support services. We work tirelessly to help South Australians achieve their full potential. Baptist Care SA is committed to working with the State’s most disadvantaged, championing local issues and connecting with people to provide transition pathways from adversity to opportunity. 

The Role 

Baptist Care SA has an exciting opportunity for a Manager – Corporate Governance, to work with the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer and liaison with external providers.  This is a critical role within the organisation that underpins sound governance and strategic leadership.

As our Manager – Corporate Governance, you will provide support and advice of sound corporate governance and compliance for Baptist Care SA and the Baptist Care (SA) Foundation. You will proactively contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the CEO’s office by drawing upon your sound experience of contemporary corporate governance practices.

Some key duties will include: 

  • Provide corporate governance advice and support to the Board Chairs of Baptist Care SA and the Baptist Care (SA) Foundation
  • Liaison between the CEO and Chairs of Boards and Committees to ensure accurate preparation of agendas, minutes and associated papers within agreed timeframes
  • Manage end to end preparation for all Board and Board Committee meetings
  • Actively managing corporate governance planning systems associated with strategic and business planning, maintaining a 12 month rolling governance calendar
  • Overseeing the due diligence processes in respect to the execution of corporate contracts, agreements, completion and lodgement of statutory forms etc
  • Stakeholder engagement including consulting with external parties and specialists, other organisations

Our Ideal Candidate  

We are looking for an experienced and passionate professional who thrives in a dynamic environment. You will be a self-directed individual who is able to manage various deadlines and competing priorities. A consummate team player, you will be highly organised and approachable, with the ability to build and develop strong internal and external relationships.

You will also have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree or higher qualification in relevant field
  • Extensive knowledge of corporate governance practices, rules and regulations including the Corporations Act, relevant Federal and State legislation and regulatory compliance requirements for Not-For-Profit organisations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to build and sustain positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • The ability to work autonomously in a self-directed manner, prioritising as appropriate and managing various deadlines and priorities
  • Strong problem solving skills

You will have, or be willing to obtain the following:

  • Valid full SA Drivers License
  • Valid DHS Working With Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • Safe Environment for Children and Young People Certificate

Baptist Care SA is committed to the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable people and as such applicants will be considered in accordance with our safety practices and suitability.  

For further information please email your queries to Talent Acquisition at ***********@baptistcaresa.org.au

Candidates who are of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.