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Director - Corporate and Community Services

Location: QLD
Work Type: Full Time permanent/Term Contract
  • Key executive advisory role
  • Directorate-wide influence
  • Exceptional work/life balance

One of Queensland's iconic strategically located regions, The Southern Downs offers an idyllic environment situated on the New South Wales border and in the shadow of the Great Dividing Range. Home to 35,000 residents and with a strong economic foundation based on horticulture, agriculture, commerce, manufacturing and tourism, the area offers an exceptional work/life balance.

As the Senior Executive within the Corporate and Community Services Directorate, you will oversee a broad scoping portfolio including Finance, IT/GPS, Governance, Customer Service and Property Management. You will lead and drive all commercial and business activities across Council and your strategic focus will be on the development of highly influential frameworks including Corporate and Operational plans and the Learning and IT strategies. From an operational management perspective, you will guide a range of key businesses including Saleyards, Aerodromes, Community Housing and the region's main recreational amenities. You will also be responsible for all aspects of Financial Sustainability across the Directorate.

As a proven and highly experienced Senior Manager, you have an innate ability to lead and inspire multi-disciplinary teams working within complex, stakeholder driven organisations. A creative and lateral thinker, you can quickly adapt to meet changing demands and flexible dynamics while never losing sight of the main objective. You have a strong hands-on working knowledge of Local Government processes and legislation including contemporary economic development practices and strategic advocacy principles.

Apart from the professional challenge and long-term career progression offered, you will enjoy a highly attractive financial rewards package and the unrivalled lifestyle only The Southern Downs area can offer.

To apply, visit and enter reference number 136978 in the job search function.

Or if you have any specific queries, please call Julie Ford on (07) 3211 9700.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 1st October.

(Previous applicants need not re-apply)

136978 Posted On:14/09/2018