LGNSW Positions Vacant

StateCover - Call for Nominations for Non-Executive Director Positions

Expressions of interest are being sought from eligible, suitably qualified councillors who wish to be considered for appointment to the Board of StateCover Mutual Limited (StateCover).

The LGNSW Board nominates four representatives (LGNSW Councillor Directors) on the StateCover Board.  The term of office for two of these directors expires at StateCover’s Annual General Meeting, on 20 November 2019.  Each appointment will be for a three-year term, ceasing at the conclusion of the 2022 StateCover AGM. 

To be eligible for appointment as an LGNSW Councillor Director, applicants must be a councillor of a council that is a member of LGNSW, and a councillor of a council member of StateCover.

StateCover Mutual Limited (StateCover) is an APRA-regulated specialised workers compensation insurer of NSW Local Government organisations, insuring some 94per cent of eligible councils with a combined workforce of 32,000.  StateCover is a mutual providing workers compensation, safety, and wellbeing services to its insured members. 

Successful candidates must have a deep understanding of local government, and director experience and should also have knowledge of, and experience in long tail insurance or the broader insurance/finance sectors. Specialised skills and experience are also required in a number of the following areas:  business strategy, risk management, finance, actuarial, investment, IT, governance, marketing and operating in an APRA-regulated environment. 

Applicants should understand and agree to accept the time commitment involved (approximately 25 days a year) and the ongoing professional development requirements.

Councillors wishing to be considered for appointment as a LGNSW Councillor Director on the Board of StateCover must satisfy the requirements of its fit and proper policy.

Information packs containing further details about the positions and the selection criteria must be obtained by prospective applicants and are available by emailing Bilyana Milenkovski at LGNSW.

Applications close Friday 19 July 2018.


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