Company Secretary - GMHBA

Job No: GMHBA264
Location: Geelong/Melbourne

Company Secretary - GMHBA

  • Complex and high profile role
  • Report to CEO
  • Manage a team

As one of Australia's leading not for profit health fund providers, GMHBA is renowned for its contribution to regional communities.

GMHBA is seeking an experienced Company Secretary, ideally from the financial services sector, to lead the governance function for the organisation and related entities. The Company Secretary will be a key interface between the Chief Executive Officer, the Chair, Board, Board committees and the subsidiary companies. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Company Secretary will be a trusted advisor on the full gamut of company secretarial and corporate governance issues. The position has two direct reports.

With high quality support, the Company Secretary will be responsible for management of Board charters, policies and processes to support the Board to fill its duties and obligations. This includes management of Board and Committee papers and minutes, ensuring necessary registers and policies are established and maintained, and ensuring the company complies with Board related statutory obligations. The position also supports Executives and their delegates in the provision of Board related papers, governance and other matters pertaining to the Board.

To be a strong contender for this role, you need solid experience in a company secretarial position and the requisite gravitas to engage with significant internal and external stakeholders. Qualifications essential, Legal and/or Business related. Attributes necessary for success in this senior and complex role include outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, an eye for detail, excellent organisational skills and the ability to influence others to strive for best practice in corporate governance.

The role is predominantly based in Geelong, with flexibility for those commuting.

To apply for this position and/or request a position description, please contact our exclusively retained consultant, Nicola Phillips:

P: (03) 9629 2111



All applications to be made via Mahlab

Quote Ref:  MCNP20519


Applications close: Monday 18 December 2017



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