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Governance Officer

Governance Officer

Req ID:  30144
Department:  Corporate Governance (39970721)
Division:  Legal (T49400)
Job Family:  Banking / Core (default)
Location:  Melbourne

About the role

At ANZ our purpose is to shape a world where people and communities thrive. We’re making this happen by improving the financial wellbeing and sustainability of our customers so they can achieve incredible things– whether they’re buying a home, building a business or saving for things big or small.


The Governance Officer is critical to making this happen and is accountable for:


  • Providing high-quality administrative support to ANZ subsidiary company secretaries, particularly for ANZ’s Australian subsidiary Board and Committee meetings: scheduling; booking meeting rooms, audio-visual facilities, catering, and travel for non-executive directors; organising internal and external attendees, preparing draft minutes and other meeting documents (eg agendas, action lists and standard papers)

  • Uploading and publishing board and committee packs and circular resolutions

  • Attending Board and committee meetings with the ANZ subsidiary company secretary to facilitate the smooth running of the meeting

  • Assisting the ANZ subsidiary company secretary to on-board directors including conducting background checks

  • Payment of invoices and reconciliation of own expenses and non-executive subsidiary director expenses

  • Following processes to provide periodic and ad-hoc entity and director information to internal stakeholders

  • Monitoring and seeking instructions needed to manage the renewal of business names in Australia, and registering and ceasing business names on request

  • Other administrative support as requested by the Head of Secretariat and ANZ subsidiary company secretaries


Role Location: L9A 833 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008

Role Type: Permanent / Full time 

What will you bring?

To grow and be successful in the role, you will ideally bring the following:


  • Strong experience in administration with high attention to detail

  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability to manage competing priorities arising from multiple stakeholders and to work at pace to meet business and statutory deadlines

  • Sound communication skills, and ability to work collaboratively and flexibly in a small team

  • Proficiency, or ability to quickly develop proficiency, in Microsoft Office programs – Work, Outlook, Teams, Excel, Powerpoint

  • Ability to become an expert user in technology applications and portals required for the role (GEMS, Boardvantage, regulator portals, accounting systems and travel booking portals)

  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative, be proactive and be persistent in addressing issues and finding solutions


You’re not expected to have 100% of these skills. At ANZ a growth mindset is at the heart of our culture, so if you have most of these things in your toolbox, we’d love to hear from you.

Why join us?

There’s something special about being part of ANZ.  From the moment you join us, you’re part of a team working towards a common goal: improving the financial wellbeing and sustainability of our millions of customers.


But it’s not just our customers who’ll feel your impact. You’ll feel it too. Because at ANZ, you’ll have the resources and community you need to take the next big step in your career, towards even bigger things in the future.


We offer a range of benefits tailored to the countries in which we operate including Health and Wellbeing programs and flexible working arrangements.


You’ll also enjoy working in a diverse and inclusive workplace where the different backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people are celebrated. We encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments you may require to our recruitment process or the role itself. If you are a candidate with a disability, let us know how we can provide you with additional support.


To find out more about working at ANZ or to view other opportunities visit You may apply for this role by visiting ANZ Careers and searching for reference number 30144.

Job Posting End Date

08/02/2023image, 11.59pm, (Melbourne Australia)

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