Chief Executive Officer

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malvern
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-02-21
Reference: JO-1901-93163-2
Contact Name: Georgie Minas
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2019 14:33

Job Description

  • Make a positive impact on the community
  • Lead one of Australia’s most highly regarded Municipalities
  • Attractive remuneration on offer
From cosmopolitan inner city Prahran, South Yarra and Windsor, through to its prestigious and leafy green suburbs of Armadale, Malvern and Toorak, the City of Stonnington, situated just 7km from Melbourne’s CBD, is proud of its diversity. It has thriving businesses, vibrant arts, renowned heritage, and an actively engaged community that is proud of the protection of its environment.

The Council strives to make a positive difference to the lives of the people who live, work and visit the municipality by providing high quality services and amenities. Employing over 600 staff with 110,000+ residents and thousands of visitors daily, the City of Stonnington is one of Australia’s leading Local Governments. Stonnington is committed to continuous improvement and responds to the challenges of the future by embracing even greater levels of innovation and use of technology.
Working collaboratively with the Mayor and Councillors, you will draw upon your visionary leadership to continue to build upon a high performing organisation that considers the customer at the heart of all they do. You will engage, build and maintain trusted relationships with various stakeholder groups including the community, all levels of government and the private sector. The Council wishes to take stakeholder engagement to a new level.
Through strategic advocacy, you will progress the issues important to Stonnington. You will ensure effective governance, and that financial management is maintained including delivery of the large, annual capital works program to a high standard.
Council is seeking a dynamic leader who can combine highly developed strategic and strong communication skills and emotional intelligence. With a track record of service delivery, you will have proven experience as a CEO or executive, ideally having worked at some stage within the broader public sector. You will be renowned for your ability to foster a high performing innovative “customer first” culture and for your highly developed stakeholder engagement skills. You will bring with you trusted relationships across government, the private sector and a proven ability to build transparent relationships with your Council / Board.

To apply, please upload your CV or for further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Clare McCartin on (03) 9929 9518; Jarrod McLauchlan on (03) 9929 9515 or Melanie Pecanek on (03) 9929 9587.