Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 29/01/2018
REF: HOBceo1117
Applications for this listing are closed

Chief Executive Officer

Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 29/01/2018
REF: HOBceo1117
  • Lead the Council of a vibrant, diverse and growing community
  • Shape and improve Council services
  • Drive engagement to ensure ongoing sustainability

The Position

Hobsons Bay City Council seeks an outstanding leader who will inspire and motivate, working effectively with Councillors to achieve the city’s goals and aspirations.

Protecting and building on the positive reputation of the Council, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will lead a large service focused organisation serving a City experiencing growth and posed for strong economic development.

With exceptional senior leadership, communication and negotiation skills, combined with proven strategic, financial and people management experience, the next CEO will have personal attributes of integrity, openness, transparency, passion, resilience and courage. The new CEO will have a proven track record as a strategic thinker, change agent, and leader of strategic implementation; the ideal candidate will bring knowledge and understanding of the economic, social and governance issues relating to local government.

Committed to community engagement, and the ability to build strong relationships across the City, Council and other government sectors, the CEO will be able to engage with private and public industry to attract investment, deliver employment opportunities and ensure the ongoing sustainability of the Council. Appropriate tertiary qualifications relevant to this role are preferred.

Hobsons Bay City Council

Located at the northern end of Port Phillip Bay to the west of the Melbourne CBD, Hobsons Bay has over 20 kilometres of beaches and foreshore enjoyed by residents and visitors all year round.

Home to over 95,000 residents across the diverse and vibrant communities of Altona, Altona Meadows, Altona North, Brooklyn, Laverton, Newport, Seabrook, Seaholme, South Kingsville, Spotswood, Williamstown and Williamstown North, the area shows huge potential for economic development, which is planned and already in progress.

For more information visit: www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au.

To apply – please direct enquiries to hobsonsceo@fisherleadership.com, or for a confidential discussion call Jo Fisher or Deborah Komesaroff of Fisher Leadership on 1300 347 437.

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