Governance Coordinator

East Melbourne VIC, Australia

Governance Coordinator (Part-Time)


  • Permanent part time 22.8 hours - flexible on days to work (work one day from home)
  • Do you have a natural flair for administration and governance, strong organisational skills and enjoy building relationships?
  • Do you thrive in a team environment, love providing great customer service, are a multi-tasker with an eye for detail?


The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) has the dual responsibilities of managing the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and being a private club, providing service and value to a 150,000 strong membership base. The MCG is host to more than 70 major events annually attracting over three million patrons and visitors.


Our purpose is to move Australia through the transformative power of live sport, entertainment and culture.  Our values underpin how we operate and what we stand for as an organisation.  This includes respecting the past whilst we shape the future; striving for excellence; lending a hand to others & and playing with pride, passion and purpose.


A part-time opportunity has arisen for a professional Governance Coordinator to join the Finance & Business Performance team based at the MCG. Reporting to the Risk & Strategic Procurement Manager, the Governance Coordinator will provide professional support in relation to the MCC’s corporate governance activities including risk management, contract management, internal audit and policies and procedures, and compliance activities.  The role will also assist with project governance and coordination of the MCC’s capital works program.


Key responsibilities include assisting:


  • In all corporate governance activities including the enterprise risk management process, contract management process, internal audit, policies and procedures and compliance activities.
  • With risk management reporting to the relevant sub-committees and running of the annual risk workshop with ELT and Committee
  • With the management of the internal audit program, reporting and follow-up actions
  • With project governance and broader project support as required by the Executive Manager – Finance, Strategy & Major Projects
  • With support for Policy and Procedure oversight and compliance including monitoring review dates and coordinating policy updates


To be successful in this role, you will need to have demonstrated experience as an administrator or similar governance/compliance role working in a busy professional environment. Outstanding MS Office skills are essential, as well as the ability to understand and work with systems. In addition you will be highly organised and have demonstrated confidentiality and diplomacy skills.  This role requires a strong attention to detail, a delivery focus, and great customer service skills with a sense of pride in your work and team output.



In addition you will have:


  • Sound analytical and problem solving skills
  • Positive attitude/approach – proactive, willing to learn, cooperative, enquiring mind, willing to support others in challenging/busy periods
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and interpersonal skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to problem solve efficiently and courteously
  • Experience in preparation of formal reports
  • Ability to confidently and competently deal with all levels of staff and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to complete tasks/projects on time



  • A teritary qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Experience in a broad governance/compliance and/or internal audit role.


Please refer to the position description for a more detailed description of the role via the link on this page.


If you are looking for a part time role, have a natural flair for administration and governance, and a keen eye for detail, and have ticked all the boxes for the experience and skills we are looking for that have been outlined above…we would love to hear from you. You can do this by submitting a current resume, cover letter and completing the questionnaire via the “Apply” tab on this page.


Applications close 5 February 2023. Please note this ad may be withdrawn prior to the closing date depending upon the volume of applications received.


At the MCC we are committed to ensuring our team is inclusive and representative of the communities we live in. We encourage applications from suitably qualified and diverse candidates.



This role is subject to relevant pre-employment checks including National & International police checks, right to work in Australia & Victorian Working with Children checks.


To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our staff, contractors, and patrons, as part of the conditions of the offer of employment, successful candidates must have had two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine or provide evidence of a lawful exemption. The MCC will discuss the exemption & your personal circumstances with you.



Type: Permanent

Category: Finance and Business Performance - No Value

Reference ID: AF000224

Date Posted: 16/01/2023