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Senior Governance Officer (724606)

Tasmanian Government Jobs
$87,543.00 to $91,877.00 per annum, pro rata

Job Description

Period of Appointment

As soon as possible for a period of up to 12 months.

Hours per fortnight

Up to 73.5 - hours flexible - talk to us about how this could work for you. We are open to considering a range of flexible work options including part-time hours.


As part of a small and dynamic multi-skilled team, the Senior Governance Officer will coordinate and contribute to a range of governance related activities that will assist in the achievement of the Branch’s objectives. The role includes maintenance of, and support for, the Department’s governance frameworks managed by the Branch; support the Internal Audit functions, maintaining key frameworks such as the Project Management Framework, Risk Management Framework; as well as high level analytical, research and risk related activities that will assist the Branch to support the Department’s strategic objectives.

In the context of the selection criteria, to be successful in the position applicants will have:

  • high level communication and interpersonal skills including a proven ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of stakeholders;
  • well-developed critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills including the ability to interpret legislation;
  • knowledge of risk based governance frameworks;
  • proven capacity to coordinate and conduct a range of tasks including the planning, prioritisation and completion of work activities within tight and competing timeframes.

We welcome applications from a diverse range of applicants and provide opportunities for flexible working arrangements.

Desirable Requirements

Completion or partial completion of relevant tertiary qualifications and/or professional affiliation.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Please download the Statement of Duties, Advice to Applicants and Frequently Asked Questions below:

724606 - Statement of Duties - Senior Governance Officer.DOCX

724606 - Statement of Duties - Senior Governance Officer.pdf

Advice to Applicants.DOCX

Advice to Applicants.pdf

Frequently Asked Questions for Applicants.DOCX

Frequently Asked Questions for Applicants.pdf

How to apply

Before applying, we encourage you to make contact with the person listed below to ensure you have a good understanding of the role and how it fits within Treasury.

To apply, please provide a copy of your current Resume and Short Form Application (maximum 2 pages) outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties.

Refer to the 'Advice to Applicants' and 'Frequently Asked Questions' documents for further information.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

To submit your application, please click the blue "Apply Now" button. You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to attach your Resume and your two page Short Form Application (please note that you can upload .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, and .txt file types only). Referee details are submitted as part of the online application process, so ensure you have the contact details for two referees before doing this.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact Recruitment on (03) 6166 4450 or via email before the closing date.

For more information

Celia Medina
Acting Assistant Director
Phone: (03) 6166 4239