General Manager Corporate Performance - CGSC

Job Title: General Manager Corporate Performance - CGSC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Maryborough, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2009-101310_1599783678
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 11, 2020 10:30

Job Description

  • Provide exceptional outcomes to the community
  • Focus on innovative ways to deliver services and programs
  • A great place to live, work and explore

Central Goldfields Shire Council is situated right in the geographical centre of the state of Victoria within one hour's drive of the regional centres of Ballarat and Bendigo and just two hours from Melbourne. With a rich history and wonderful community feel, it boasts a vibrant and diverse culture with the benefits of a regional lifestyle. Steeped in goldmining history and nestled amongst a scenic state forest, the region is a popular and picturesque place and home to some of the finest recreation and sporting facilities in regional Victoria.

Having emerged from a period of restructure under administrators and with a new contemporary CEO at the helm, Central Goldfields Shire Council is set to become the next progressive, innovative "vibrant, thriving, inclusive" council in regional Victoria.

Committed to achieving the best outcomes for their local community, Central Goldfields Shire Council is seeking passionate, innovative and community minded leaders who want to make a difference to residents and the region whist balancing their lifestyle and career.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the General Manager Corporate Performance will be the key financial strategist for the organisation and a trusted advisor to the CEO, executive leadership team and newly appointed Council. With a focus on challenging the status quo, the GM Corporate Performance will further strengthen the financial sustainability of Central Goldfields Shire Council, optimising financial performance and aligning investment, efficiency and financial decisions to deliver outstanding value to the community. Leading a diverse portfolio including Finance, Risk & Governance, People & Culture and Business Transformation, the role will deliver on internal and external customer engagement expectations, supporting the organisation and its people to be one of the leading regional councils in the state.

With CPA/CA qualifications, you will have the ability to generate creative solutions for varied financial issues and effectively communicate advice. You will be an engaging and proactive leader, with extensive experience in strategic financial management, as well as broader business management. You bring a future-focused approach and the ability to lead organisations through a period of change while enhancing team culture and engagement. Furthermore, you will have experience providing strategic financial advice to CEO's and key stakeholders within a complex service delivery organisations.

Located in a stunning part of regional Victoria with an enviable lifestyle, Central Goldfields Shire Council is place where you can truly progress your career and enjoy the best of what the region has to offer.

Central Goldfields Shire Council recognises that the strength of its workforce is enhanced by the diversity of its people and, as such, is open to considering flexible working arrangements.

For further information on the Central Goldfields Shire Council and to obtain a copy of the position description, please go to:

For a further discussion, please contact Seamus Scanlon on 0455 118 868 or Carla Bent on 0422 582 992.