Executive & Boards

Chief Executive Officer - City of Melbourne

Location Melbourne C B D
Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-1810-91385
Posted 27 days ago
The City of Melbourne is a capital city council with ambitious plans for a fast-growing Melbourne.

Reporting to a highly engaged Lord Mayor and Councillor group, you will lead our organisation with a focus on delivering excellence for the city and community. Together with the team, there are a number of high profile projects and programs to complete while managing operations, governance and financial sustainability.

Employing more than 1,500 skilled staff, the Council provides a diverse range of services across the city and is proactively managing growth to ensure fairness and opportunity for all. Your ability to identify and collaborate with the city’s broad range of stakeholders will enhance outcomes.

You will create an environment that supports high performance and an inclusive workplace culture. You will inspire the City of Melbourne team to think differently and try new ideas as they strive for innovation. Further, you will build trusted and transparent relationships throughout the organisation.

A proven, energetic, people-oriented, executive leader, you have demonstrated expertise in leading large, complex service delivery organisations and have an understanding of regulatory environments. Politically astute, you are comfortable working with all tiers of government. Excited by this opportunity to lead the City of Melbourne, you have the opportunity to create a lasting legacy.

To apply for this role, please go to and search for the job. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Clare McCartin on (03) 9929 9518, Sharon Ardley on (03) 9929 9536 or Jarrod McLauchlan on (03) 9929 9515.