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Director, Strategy & Sustainability

Location: QLD
Work Type: Full Time permanent/Term Contract
  • Pivotal senior leadership role
  • Lead and drive a transformation agenda
  • Attractive Remuneration Offered

Logan City Council offers a working environment that is hard to match and provides a unique workplace that recognises innovation, creativity and teamwork, encouraging personal and professional development.

As a Council employee you will enjoy the many benefits our organisation has to offer - including a nine day fortnight, free on-site parking at work, and flexible working arrangements.

Logan City Council is the seventh largest local government in Australia, providing community services and facilities to almost 314,000 residents representing over 215 different cultures. Council currently has about 1,700 employees who serve the City of Logan community by successfully delivering a large and diverse portfolio of programs and services.

This role is instrumental in providing transformational leadership in achieving Council's strategic objectives and key organisational goals through leading and building a high performing Strategy & Sustainability team. This includes continuing to develop and sustain an organisational culture and workforce which places a premium on being high performing, accountable, delivering service excellence, and actively participates in the organisational change required to continually improve organisational performance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide inspirational leadership - you'll lay the groundwork for others success, and let them shine.
  • Facilitate a culture which motivates and inspires staff to excel in their work by providing support, guidance and making decisions.
  • Drive economic transformation, growth and prosperity. Underpinned by innovation with local and global reach.

Logan City Council relies on the integrity and enthusiasm of our workforce to provide decisions that improve our community. That's why we're looking for people who like to learn, seize initiative and take responsibility for achieving excellence. You will be the sort of person who is motivated, customer orientated and thrives in a high performing team environment.

Council is looking for the next Director, Strategy & Sustainability with the following experience/qualifications:

  • You're the kind of leader people flock to. You know the difference between being in charge and being responsible for those in your charge.
  • A change leader - you engage, empower and create excitement around improvement.
  • Experience within a government, or complex corporate environment with multi stakeholder engagement.
  • A passion for the City of Logan and Council's Vision for its future. You'll be able to articulate tangible strategies and actions to support the achievement of the Vision.

Ideally post-grad qualified in Urban Planning, Economics or related discipline you will need a unique blend of visionary thinking, financial smarts and the team leadership skills needed to engage and empower a multi-disciplined workforce. Similar top-line experience within a Government or complex corporate environment is essential.

This is an opportunity to help deliver one of the most ambitious change programs in Australian local government and both the financial and professional rewards reflect the importance of this role.

To apply and download a comprehensive information pack, visit and enter Reference # 135690 in the search function.

Or call Harley Hammelmann or Julie Ford on (07) 3211 9700 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close Friday, 12th January 2018.

135690 Posted On:08/12/2017