About the corporation Not-for-Profit & Charity Community Consultants Indigenous Corporation (NFPCCCIC) ICN: 9321 Our team aim to provide organisations and communities that you serve personalised, tailored support, with confidence with a strict transparency policy with all stakeholders as authorised and instructed. Our clients are generally charities, Not-for-Profit's, Organisation's, Companies, Business's within Community Services; Social Services; Advocacy Services; Community Justice Services; Local Government Authorities; Diversity and Inclusion Organisations; Indigenous and Multicultural Organisations. Our general services may include: - Not-for-Profit (NFP) Organisations Consultancy and Advisory Services; - Charity Organisation Consultancy and Advisory Services; - Advocacy for vulnerable people; - People and Culture/Human Resources Services; - Policies and Procedures Services; - Organisation and Leadership Culture Services; - Diversity and Inclusion Communities Services; - Human Rights, Community Services and Social Services Services; - Leadership and Management Services; - Organisation and Leadership Consultancy Services; - Boards and Advisory Committees Services; - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities Services; - Community Justice and Social Justice Services; - Vulnerable and Disability People Services Services; - LGBTIQA+ Communities Services; - Mentoring and Coaching Services; - Stakeholder and Engagement Services; - Young Adults and Merging Leaders Services; - Entrepreneurship Support Services. For further information, please visit our new and developing website https://www.charityconsultants.org/ Read more corporation information About the person we're looking for Main activities Ensuring that all legislation affecting the organisation is researched and that comments are passed on to relevant managers;Ensuring senior managers and the board of directors are informed about new or proposed legislation which may affect the organisation’s activities;May appear in court to represent the organisation or brief counsel on legal matters, ensuring that the organisation is effectively represented in any legal action in which it is involved;Acting on behalf of the organisation in major property conveyancing transactions • Preparing and authorising security documents in major loans;Advising staff on relevant procedures in non-routine security;Liaising with Government officials on matters which affect the organisation’s present and future activities;Controlling all the organisation’s share transactions.Ensuring that the company operates fully within the law at all times, but with special reference to its methods of business, its contractual relations, and its process of negotiation.Key skills Excellent communications skills;Ability to interpret legal requirements which apply to relevant business operations;General managerial experience.Internal contacts Regulatory affairs manager, all divisional and functional managers.External contacts External solicitors and appraisers, corporate affairs department.Typical experience A legal degree and registered as a solicitor with at least 8 to 10 years experience in legal aspects. Skills/experience Business management & administrationBusiness strategy & developmentEmployment, training & educationFinancial & accountingHeritage & cultureInformation technologyLegalMarketing & communication Gender The preferred gender is: Female or Male Director's cultural experience The potential director does not have previous cultural experience The corporation will assign a person to help with communication protocols and tips. Directorship experience Previous directorship experience required. Clearances A police clearance certificate or similar clearance will be required.We will consider the nature, severity and age of any previous or pending criminal convictions. (Excluding traffic violations.) About the position - Chief Legal Counsel and Non-Executive Director Term of appointment 2 years with probation period of 6 Months months Rights The corporation's rule book has the same rights for independent directors as member directors. Meetings and engagement Frequency of directors meetings: Every second month Usual timing: At night Usual duration: 2 hours Meetings are usually held in: CanberraSydneyMelbourne Directors may also be required for: engagements between meetings mentoring or involvement in projects Director's remuneration This position is Unpaid Travel expenses The members of the corporation have agreed to contribute to travel expenses when a director travels for corporation business.