Chief Executive Officer - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 18/04/2023
REF: SCCceo0323
Applications for this listing are closed

Chief Executive Officer

Close Date: 18/04/2023
REF: SCCceo0323
  • Champion a highly engaged and committed workforce.
  • Build community confidence with responsive service delivery.
  • Instil a culture of collaboration and consultation.


The Position 

Council’s next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will provide impactful leadership and foresight that promotes inclusive, healthy, creative, sustainable and smart community outcomes. Leading a highly capable executive team, you will drive best practice to deliver on the objectives of the Council’s Plan through continuous community engagement to achieve value for money for rate payers.

Working under the guidance of vibrant and contemporary Councillors, the CEO is accountable for continuing to build a high performing and engaged workforce (over 720 FTE), customer service excellence, robust governance and financial sustainability. Success in the role requires contemporary executive leadership and experience gained in a large scale, complex government-related service delivery environment.

Aligned to the organisation’s capability framework, the ideal candidate will demonstrate superior leadership skills to ensure effective integration of strategy, planning and operations in a resource-constrained environment. You will create a difference with your change and reform mindset and your ability to strongly advocate to government and stakeholders to leverage the best outcomes for the Stonnington community.

The CEO must perform the functions as set out in the Local Government Act.

City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. 


The Organisation 

The City of Stonnington takes in the suburbs of Armadale, Glen Iris, Kooyong, Malvern, Malvern East, Prahran, South Yarra, Toorak and Windsor.

Stonnington is a place where we celebrate our people, history and culture, and embrace a healthy and sustainable way of life.

The Council Plan is supporting the city to be:

  • A thriving and unique place.
  • An inclusive and healthy community, and
  • A people-centred and future ready city.


For more information about the City of Stonnington, visit:

To apply – click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference SCCceo0323, addressing motivation, success profile attributes and capabilities in your cover letter, and providing your resume to David Baber or Kate Wheeler of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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