First listed on: 25 June 2024

Group Secretary

  • Work for an iconic Canberra brand dedicated to the local community
  • Ongoing, Full-Time opportunity
  • Competitive remuneration package with great benefits to boost
  • $116,325 - $141,289 plus 15% superannuation (payment of salary above the base will be dependent on skills and experience)
  • Located in the heart of Canberra’s CBD with an allocated onsite carpark

The opportunity

ActewAGL’s People & Legal Division is seeking motivated individuals who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment to take on a great opportunity as our Group Secretary. In this role you will facilitate ActewAGL’s corporate governance processes and ensure that our Joint Venture Partnerships Board, its committees and the boards of subsidiary companies run efficiently, effectively, and in compliance with ASIC reporting obligations.

We are seeking individuals looking for a challenging career in an exciting industry where you can grow and explore your potential. This is a highly rewarding role that engages and influences at all levels. In this role, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your strong collaboration, attention to detail and time management skills. To succeed in this role, your ability to remain flexible, calm, proactive, resourceful and efficient under pressure, with a high level of professionalism, are equally important.

About your new role

  • Coordinate end to end Board and Board Committee management and meetings including preparation of correspondence and reports, timely completion of necessary documentation, general secretarial support and quality assurance.
  • Promote good governance by building effective working relationships with the Board, Committee members, the Chief Executive Officer, Executive team and all relevant stakeholders and ensure they have the necessary support, resources and information.
  • Ensure our governance practices are transparent and compliant with ASIC obligations (where applicable) by developing, implementing and reviewing corporate governance initiatives and procedures.
  • Undertake a range of research, projects and initiatives on topics related to the Board and corporate governance.

About you

  • You have relevant qualifications in governance, business or a related discipline; or equivalent experience. (Essential)
  • You have knowledge and understanding of good corporate governance - theory and practice. (Essential)
  • You have experience in the provision of board/company secretariat services with minimal supervision. (Essential)
  • You have experience in consulting and working with a broad range of key stakeholders. (Essential)
  • You have experience in the energy/utilities sector or regulated asset-centric business. (Desirable)
  • You have knowledge and understanding of relevant ASIC and Corporations Act requirements. (Desirable)

So, why join us?

At ActewAGL, we pride ourselves on putting our people first. Some of the perks you can expect are:

  • Discounts on gym memberships
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Free flu vaccinations annually
  • Free on-site physiotherapy
  • Access to free wellness support and resources
  • Income Protection up to 3 years
  • Access to Flexible Work Arrangement options available subject to operational requirements.
  • Reward and recognition schemes

Apply now

To apply, log onto our recruitment portal and submit your cover letter and resume outlining the experience, qualifications, and capabilities you can bring to the role.

Applications close on 10 July 2024

To learn more about this exciting opportunity you can contact Jane Breaden, General Manager People and Legal on 0414 513 370

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Macy Dkhar at

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who embraces and fosters a culture that supports diversity, inclusion, and respect, where people are empowered to fulfil their potential. We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds, and encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people that identify as LGBTQIA+, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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