LGNSW Positions Vacant

Administration Assistant (Reception), Corporate

  • Sydney CBD location
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Rostered Day Off (RDO) monthly
  • Salary package including superannuation $66,700 to $69,000

The organisation

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is the peak organisation that represents the interests of NSW general and special purpose councils.  We advocate on behalf of members and their communities to decision makers.  We also provide a comprehensive range of services, including industrial relations representation, management services and training.

The position

The Administration Assistant provides reception, concierge and administration support to the Manager Finance and Administration, in meeting their obligations of providing pro-active, timely and professional administrative support to all areas of LGNSW.   

The person

We are looking for a naturally helpful administrator, with a willingness to assist wherever needed. You will have a solid background in administration with prior experience running a reception and concierge services.  Your ability to be flexible and work collaboratively to achieve results will contribute to your success, as will your attention to detail and time management proficiency. 

The essential requirements

  • Experience in providing administrative support.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good organisational, time management and attention to detail skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills and a capacity to build and maintain effective relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proactive, positive attitude. 

How to apply

Review the position description and essential requirements
 
Applications should include:
  • a covering letter which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to the position
  • accountabilities and essential requirements detailed in the position description
  • an up-to-date resume
Please send applications to jobs@lgnsw.org.au. Please contact Bily Milenkovski on 9242 4035 if you have any enquiries.

Applications close on Tuesday 25 September 2018.

Manager Governance and Strategy

  • Sydney CBD location
  • Established and respected organisation
  • Two-year fixed term contract
  • Competitive salary 

The organisation

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is the peak body for local government in NSW, representing councils and related member organisations.  LGNSW advocates on behalf of members and their communities on policy to decision makers at state and federal levels.  We provide a comprehensive range of services including industrial relations representation, legal advice, management services and training.

The position

Working closely with the Chief Executive, this position will constructively lead and coordinate all corporate and business planning activities and risk and governance functions across LGNSW, providing exceptional service to the organisation.  The role frequently provides strategic advice to the President, Chief Executive, Directors and broader leadership team.  This role will develop and maintain productive relationships internally and externally.

The person

You will have demonstrated experience in governance, risk, audit, compliance, corporate planning and business continuity functions.  You will have proven experience in providing expert advice to implement governance framework, policy and action plans across the organisation and to lead corporate governance and business performance reporting.  Your strengths will be your ability to liaise with stakeholders and analyse issues from different perspectives together with the capacity to deal with complex issues requiring a high level of discretion, judgement and decisiveness.  You will be positive, results-driven and understand the role of a member organisation. 

The essential requirements

  • Tertiary qualification and proven experience in leading corporate planning and risk and governance functions within a multidisciplinary leadership team.
  • Proven experience in expressing views in a constructive and diplomatic way, seeing things from others’ point of view and applying negotiation and persuasion skills to manage stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to seek all relevant information for problem solving, liaise with stakeholders and analyse issues from different perspectives and energetic in pursuing results.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Previous experience in relationship and team building and stakeholder management with the ability to monitor satisfaction and constructively deal with issues. 
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with boards, risk and audit committees and/or other related corporate governance groups.

How to apply

Review the position description prior to submitting an application. Enquiries should be directed to Susan Budd on 9242 4005 or jobs@lgnsw.org.au.

Your application should include a covering letter (maximum two pages) which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this position accountabilities and requirements, and an up-to-date resume (maximum four pages).

Applications close on Tuesday 25 September 2018.

Graduate Research Officer (Legal / Industrial Relations)

LGNSW is seeking a Graduate Research Officer to provide research support to the Industrial team in addition to industrial advice to councils. This requires a team player who can work in a busy and robust professional environment.

Selection Criteria

  • You will possess or be working towards the attainment of tertiary qualifications in industrial relations, human resources management, law or an associated discipline
  • Experience in interpreting legislation, awards and case law
  • Developed oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated research skills, including online research
  • General knowledge of council practices and policies
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office-based computer packages
  • Class C Licence and flexibility to travel required

Duration and hours per week

This is a permanent full-time role.

This position is based in Sydney CBD.

Salary

A competitive package will be negotiated with the successful candidate. Please contact Adam Dansie for further information or enquiries; adam.dansie@lgnsw.org.au or phone (02) 9242 4140.

How to apply

Please review the position description before submitting an application.

Your application should include a covering letter that clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to the position accountabilities and requirements and an up-to-date resume. Email applications to jobs@lgnsw.org.au

Applications close 25 September 2018

Chief Executive

Location: Sydney All Sydney

Work Type: Full Time

  • Member-based organisation serving NSW Councils
  • Drive integrated strategic thinking and focus
  • Deliver an agile, innovative culture

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is the peak organisation that represents the interests of NSW Councils. LGNSW aims to strengthen and protect an effective, democratic system of local government across NSW by supporting and advocating on behalf of member councils and delivering a range of relevant, quality services to add value to councils.

Reporting to an elected President and Board, the role presents a unique opportunity to lead a member-based organisation and oversee its commercial ventures. In this role you will show visionary integrated strategic thinking and focus to achieve outcomes for members. You will succeed by building a strong organisational culture that is encouraging, innovative, agile and member-centric.

You will be responsible for working with the President to position the organisation as a valued stakeholder that is actively consulted by the Government. In addition, you will grow own source revenue and build member focus with two-way engagement to enhance member value.

To be successful in this role you will have senior executive experience, ideally in a public sector or member-based organisation and hold relevant tertiary qualifications. You will have an energetic style and be a future-focused leader with a strong ethical drive for the public good. In addition, you possess strong emotional intelligence and are experienced in developing high performing organisational cultures. It's also important that you understand the political environment and be experienced in navigating it whilst maintaining absolute political neutrality.

To apply for this role, please visit our website at www.davidsonwp.com. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Chris Morrison on (02) 8093 0632.

Reference Number: JO-1808-90609_153535322312958
Contact Details: Christopher Morrison

 

Please see senior council vacancies for opportunities within NSW councils.