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- Senior Leadership Role
- Based in Bairnsdale
- Ongoing Position
It’s all about the relaxed regional lifestyle in East Gippsland.
This great opportunity blends a rewarding career with quality healthcare and education resources, great cafes and restaurants, and a plethora of sporting, arts and community pursuits.
East Gippsland Shire is characterised by unique townships, highly productive agriculture, world renowned landscapes, tourist regions, and areas of national and international conservation significance. Council is a busy, vibrant workplace with 350+ employees delivering $100m worth of services to over 45,000 residents.
Reporting to the General Manager – Business Excellence, this is an exciting opportunity to work with the Senior Leadership Team, Council and the organisation to transform the Council’s good governance and integrity practices in support of our Councillors.
The role is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team and leads a team of 15 staff across the important functions of Governance, Procurement, Property, Risk and OH&S.
As an integral member in the organisation’s leadership team, you will imbed a robust governance culture, processes and systems across every element of Council’s operations, and lead the implementation of a governance framework that reflects the new Local Government Act.
The successful candidate will have:
Demonstrated experience and capability to interpret and apply legislation, communicate this in plain language and engaging terms to a diverse staff group, Councillors and the community.
Leadership experience in a regulatory, good governance or legal role in a large and complex organisation.
Experience in local government or the desire to develop a strong knowledge of the requirements of the Local Government Act.
Candidates with the energy and passion to deliver quality outcomes for our community will be rewarded with this sought-after role.
The successful applicant will have a broad range of executive management experience and will make a valuable contribution to the team.
For a candidate pack or to apply, visit mcarthur.com.au referencing job number 144044
For a confidential conversation, please contact Nick Kelly on 0406 609 927
Applications close: Friday 15th October 2021
East Gippsland Shire Council is committed to being an accessible and inclusive employer of choice. With a focus on attracting and retaining excellent staff to ensure a high level of service delivery, we have a range of programs in place to optimise professional and personal development success. Our Corporate Centre is situated in Bairnsdale, with service centres in Lakes Entrance, Mallacoota, Omeo, Orbost and Paynesville.