The Audit and Risk Committee Charter guides the conduct of the Committee.
East Gippsland Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for appointment as an independent member on the Audit and Risk Committee.
The Audit and Risk Committee is an advisory committee that reports to Council and provides advice on finance, corporate governance, internal controls, risk management, compliance and oversight of internal and external audit.
As an independent member your experience and perspective will complement the existing skills of the Committee.
The Committee meets at least five times each year and meetings are generally held online, which affords members the flexibility that technology provides in bringing people together.
The position will commence in November 2023 for a maximum three (3) year term from the date of appointment. Independent members may reapply and can serve a maximum of two (2) terms.
Independent Audit and Risk Committee members will be remunerated for the performance of their duties at Committee meetings in accordance with the rate determined by Council from time to time, indexed annually.
Expressions of Interest close 5pm Monday 7 August 2023.
Interested applicants must demonstrate their suitability for the role through the provision of:
Following submission of your Expression of Interest, applications will be reviewed by the Panel. The submissions will be shortlisted and suitable candidates will be invited for an interview.
Applicants will be assessed on the following criteria:
o Financial Management
o Risk Management and BusinessContinuity
o Internal Audit planning andoversight
Applicants should also be able to demonstrate an interest in East Gippsland Shire Council’s operating environment or have a connection to the region.
Consideration will also be given to specialist areas or expertise which will provide the committee with appropriate skills mix.
All enquiries regarding this Expression of Interest should be directed to:
Officer: Alba Elling
Position: General Manager Business Excellence
Phone: 0417 927 753
East Gippsland Shire Council is committed to promoting and supporting diversity in the workplace and recognises that our success depends upon our people with their diverse views, abilities, skills, languages, cultures, and backgrounds, as well as differences in race, religion and/or belief, gender and sexual orientation. We respect, value, and encourage diversity in the workplace. We are an inclusive organisation that values fairness, respect, equity, and diversity consistent with our policies and the Gender Equality Act 2020.