General Manager City Environment - City of Stonnington

Job Title: General Manager City Environment - City of Stonnington
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-09-04
Reference: JO-1909-97490
Contact Name: Olivia O’Shea
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 05, 2019 15:59

Job Description

  • Have a positive impact on the community
  • Deliver a significant capital program 
  • 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.

Reporting to the newly appointed CEO, the GM City Environment will form a critical member of the executive leadership team. This unique opportunity will see you engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders both internally and externally, looking to ensure that the physical infrastructure of the City enhances the quality of life for the community and its many visitors. Leading a highly capable team across a range of services including project delivery, transport, parks and environment you will promote a culture that drives innovation and is focused on maximising value for the organisation and community.

Key to your success will be proven leadership experience in complex service delivery organisations with both an operational and strategic focus. You will have led diverse teams across all aspects of the development and delivery of a range of projects and have a thorough understanding of procurement, financial management, contracts, OH&S legislation and the relationship between planning, construction, operations and asset management. You will possess strong communication skills that enable you to collaborate with the executive leadership team and the wider organisation and to ensure community engagement and stakeholder relationships are developed and enhanced. You are a motivational leader who is highly regarded for your ability to empower teams to deliver a higher level of performance and output to the community.

To apply for the role please email your resume to, quoting reference number JO-1909-97490 in the subject line of your email. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Clare McCartin on (03) 9929 9518 or Seamus Scanlon on (03) 9929 9589 or for a copy of the Position Description please email