Chief Operating Officer - Fisher Leadership
Fixed Term
Close Date: 18/03/2020
REF: FEDcoo0120
Applications for this listing are closed

Chief Operating Officer

Fixed Term
Close Date: 18/03/2020
REF: FEDcoo0120
  • Develop Fed Square to support Melbourne’s pre-eminent civic and cultural strengths
  • Be part of a dynamic and agile leadership team
  • Bring a proven track record in operational enablement

The Position
Fed Square has the vision to be recognised internationally as a contemporary world site and Melbourne’s inspirational public space. It is seeking to appoint a value driven leader who will ensure facilities, events and functions operate seamlessly in the context of the significant heritage status of the venue.
Reporting to the CEO this position will be part of a small, close knit executive team that is committed to customer service excellence.  The role has broad and deep accountabilities across safety, corporate planning, asset & built form management, financial, compliance, risk management, legal, HR and IT management. The role has specialist direct reports and regularly interacts with the Board.
The ideal candidate will be a collaborative executive who drives continuous improvement and aligns scope, schedule, quality, budget with strategic directions. Key to success in the position is excellent stakeholder engagement skills and risk management capability. An innovative mindset is required and a high level of resilience and stress tolerance.
Experience in a complex and high-profile public and /or private organisation including financial, asset, contract and lease management is expected. Relevant tertiary qualification in business, finance, property, project management or other related technical fields will be highly regarded.
The Organisation
Fed Square is Melbourne’s iconic civic and cultural hub and a place for all who live in or visit Melbourne to gather and feel more connected.
The team at Fed Square is the heartbeat behind the precinct, bringing it to life every day and ensuring the kaleidoscope of experiences it offers remain relevant to the ever-changing city it serves. Working at Fed Square is an opportunity to make a mark in transforming Fed Square and amplifying the energy of Melbourne and all its people.
What we do every day has a direct effect on this city. Our people make the square ‘happen’ every day.  Fed Square’s EVP ‘Making Anything Happen’ supports our collaborative, innovative and creative workplace community. What’s the anything that you want to make happen at Fed Square?
For more information about the organisation visit:
To apply – please go to and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using relevant reference code, FEDcoo0120 providing a one-page statement on your aligned strengths and resume to David Baber, of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.
Applications close: 18 March 2020

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