Manager Governance & Risk - Lower Murray Water

Job Title: Manager Governance & Risk - Lower Murray Water
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mildura, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2007-100843_1594623625
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 16, 2020 08:42

Job Description

  • Meet regulatory requirements through governance & compliance
  • Act as Corporate Secretary
  • Combine career opportunity and regional lifestyle in beautiful Mildura

Lower Murray Water (LMW) is a large regional organisation headquartered in Mildura, servicing diverse communities across the region, stretching from Kerang to the South Australian border. A unique organisation, LMW operates both urban and rural water businesses which support domestic and commercial customers from households through to large-scale irrigation operations. As a leader within the region, LMW has established itself as a major contributor to enhancing regional prosperity, directly impacting social, environmental and economic benefits.

Reporting to the General Manager Business Services and Performance, the Manager Governance and Risk will lead the delivery of governance and risk services that enable Lower Murray Water to achieve business and strategic objectives. You will lead a team of professionals in providing a range of functions including regulation and policy compliance, legal services, insurance, internal governance and risk management. The Manager Governance and Risk will ensure the organisation is agile, continually improving its risk and governance processes and framework to deliver measurable value. You will also take on the role of Corporate Secretary, coordinating the affairs of the Board and providing advice regarding the Board's statutory requirements and governance responsibilities.

You will develop a high performance culture within your team and empower, engage, inspire and develop your staff. You have a strong sense of governance and have improved the processes and procedures internally in organisations in which you have worked. You possess an engaging interpersonal style, the ability to build strong rapport and a commitment to building relationships across both the community and government stakeholders. Your experience as a change agent and your innovative and strategic approach will drive performance from all areas within the organisation.

For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Seamus Scanlon on 0455 118 868 or Carla Bent on 0422 582 992.

For a detailed position description, please download: Profile - Manager Governance and Risk - LMW.pdf

Lower Murray Water is an equal opportunity employer, and values the contributions of a workforce as diverse as the communities it serves. We are committed to creating a connected, diverse workforce and providing flexibility and support to meet individual needs.