Snr Consultant, Com Secretary & Corp Gov

Job Type:Full Time

  • Lead, inspire and make a difference
  • Collaborative & challenging fast paced culture
  • We embrace diversity & inclusion at our core

Your new role awaits

This role is accountable for the operation of the NAB Board’s People & Remuneration Committee, working closely with the Group Company Secretary on remuneration governance and corporate governance matters. We want someone who possesses energy and resilience; someone who can foster collaboration between directors and management in a dynamic environment.

What you will be doing

As a trusted and experienced corporate governance professional you will:

  • Direct, develop, manage and administer the governance activities of the NAB Board’s People & Remuneration Committee, providing an effective interface between non-executive directors and management in relation to matters relevant for that Committee. This requires strong organisation, attention to detail, delivery of high-quality Committee Secretary products (agendas, minutes, forward planners, registers) and responsiveness
  • Provide corporate governance advice for, and on behalf of, Group Governance including supporting the Group Company Secretary in relation to matters considered by the NAB Board and its Nomination & Governance Committee
  • Work closely with governance, legal, HR and other professionals at NAB
  • Be appointed as an Assistant Company Secretary for NAB, subject to meeting relevant criteria

What you will bring

Holding relevant tertiary qualifications, you have superb stakeholder management skills with the ability to build credibility with stakeholders and business partners underpinned by first class communication and influencing skills. You come to us with:

  • Admission to practice law in Australia minimum of 10+ years PQE with relevant legal experience or equivalent experience in Legal, Governance or Risk departments of a major corporation, with significant corporate governance experience including a deep and practical understanding of good governance practices
  • Solid understanding of relevant Corporations legislation and ability to apply your knowledge at a process level
  • Membership of, or eligible to join, a relevant professional body, e.g. Governance Institute of Australia or AICD
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a variety of matters, from complex to routine matters, and the ability to manage a diverse range of issues and priorities simultaneously
  • Willingness to work closely with and support other governance professionals with varying levels of experience in the team
  • Proven record as a trusted adviser to senior stakeholders.

Your new team

You will be part of the Group Governance team. While you will not have direct people leadership responsibilities you will work closely with the Group Company Secretary and have shared administrative support.

About NAB

We believe success comes from our people. We're committed to supporting your talent and skills through your career, as you help us build a culture that affects change for our customers - and for the community too.

We have an African Australian Inclusion Program, a range of Grad, Traineeship and Internship Programs, we are proud to have dedicated $55 billion to help address climate change, be recognised as a Gold employer of LGBTI Inclusion by AWEI, and be an endorsed employer for Women by Work180.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace.

The benefits

From education and volunteer leave to learning benefits and banking discounts, we offer access to a wide range of employee benefits. For more information please visit here.

If you think this role is the right fit for you, we invite you to apply. Let’s have a serious but informal chat about who you are and what drives you. We’d love to share our vision for the future of banking.

To be eligible to apply, you must have Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency status. Please note candidate screening and interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date of the job advert.

*Please note unsolicited CVs from agencies will not be accepted.