Executive Director-Governance, Risk & Legal

Job Title: Executive Director-Governance, Risk & Legal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane, Queensland
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2001-99178_1579659894
Contact Name: Nicola Palm
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 23, 2020 11:46

Job Description

About the Company

The Archdiocese of Brisbane is the face of the Catholic Church in South East Queensland covering 77,000 square kilometres. Archbishop Mark Coleridge, Bishop Ken Howell and the Vicar General, Monsignor Peter Meneely provide leadership to the Curia of the Archdiocese.

About the Role

As part their ongoing commitment to elevate governance, and ensure a continued focus on risk management, the Archdiocese of Brisbane has created a new role within the leadership team. The role of Executive Director- Governance, Legal and Risk will be a key advisor to the Vicar General, the broader Archdiocese and its agencies. You will focus on providing strategic direction and driving a coherent and integrated, Risk, Legal and Governance Framework, in this multi-regulatory organisation. You will lead a passionate and diverse team responsible for areas such as Business Continuity and Risk, Legal Services, Policy Development, Safeguarding, Data Protection and Complaints Management.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have developed, implemented and led a similar function(s) in a large complex environment. You will be a strong, inclusive leader who takes a consultative approach to high-level stakeholder engagement whilst ensuring alignment with the values of the Catholic Church.

To apply please go to or for further information please call Deanna Keating on 07 3023 1023.

Closing date: 5:00pm Friday 7th February 2020