General Manager Infrastructure and Design - City of Melbourne

Location Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-2101-102637_1611888723
Posted about 1 month ago

Now is an extremely exciting time to join the City of Melbourne as they change, evolve and adapt in this new world. This is an opportunity to be part of that change and to contribute towards a post covid city revitalization and activation with a focus on a greener and more sustainable city.

The City of Melbourne is a bold, inspirational and sustainable City, and one of the fastest growing cities in Australia and the world. It has a prized liveability status for which the City is renowned. To ensure the city continues to meet the demands of a growing population, the City of Melbourne seeks an exceptional Executive leader for this critical role.

Reporting into the Deputy CEO and working closely with the Council, this is a critical executive role for the City of Melbourne. Requiring an inspirational leader who is both inward and outward facing with a strong customer focus, the GM will ensure that the City of Melbourne effectively delivers a range of complex major projects (160+) ensuring disruption is minimized across the City. Furthermore, the GM will enhance and maintain collaboration across the City of Melbourne, driving strategic direction in the design, planning and delivery of capital works for the organisation and the community utilising both internal and external networks.

To be considered for this enviable opportunity, you exude emotional intelligence and have proven executive level experience in Local Government; State Government or other large complex, customer-focused organisations. You bring copious experience in large scale, complex capital program delivery and are adept at negotiation and consultation. You are proficient at strategic project planning and are renowned for your contemporary and creative thinking, political nous and ability to quickly build trust with and to maintain effective, mutually beneficial, stakeholder relationships. You are an exceptional people leader who is well regarded for building dynamic, inclusive and collaborative teams with a focus on achievement and delivery. Furthermore, you have a strong commitment to partnering with Traditional Owners, community and stakeholders to enable your city and organisation's future to be imagined and realised.

Don't miss this opportunity to lead in one of Australia and the world's most liveable and dynamic cities.

For a copy of the PD please download (copy and paste): To apply, go to or for a confidential discussion, please contact Clare McCartin on 0414 595 941 or Melanie Pecanek on 0408 898 734.

The City of Melbourne is committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety. We actively support diversity, inclusion and flexibility in our workplace and in turn are seeking people who can demonstrate and display our City of Melbourne values of accountability, integrity, courage, respect for self and others, and the desire to strive for excellence. Together we Make the Difference.

The City of Melbourne respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land, the Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation and pays respect to their Elders, past and present. We also recognise the strength and value of Aboriginal people and encourage their applications.