Manager Governance and Corporate Strategy - City of Darebin

Job Title: Manager Governance and Corporate Strategy - City of Darebin
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 16/11/2020
Reference: JO-2009-101438_1600405813
Contact Name: Jessica Charles
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 22, 2020 11:59

Job Description

  • Join a progressive leader in Local Government
  • Be a part of a contemporary, collaborative leadership team
  • Focus on leading good governance and delivering corporate strategy

The City of Darebin is a vibrant municipality just north of Melbourne's CBD. No matter where you're from, you'll feel at home in this cosmopolitan community where different lifestyles, aspirations and talents are welcomed. 160,000 residents speak 138 different languages, embrace 37 different faiths and celebrate their city's rich cultural diversity.

As a progressive leader in Local Government, the City of Darebin has set an inspiring vision to ensure quality of life for current and future generations in response to the climate emergency, increasing inequality and unprecedented growth - hence their vision of a sustainable, vibrant and community-oriented City.

Reporting to the General Manager Governance and Engagement, and working closely with the CEO, this position will be responsible for leading corporate and democratic governance and delivering corporate strategy within Council. The Manager Governance and Corporate Strategy will provide a high level of governance expertise, strategic direction and inspirational leadership to their team and across all areas of Council. Building strong relationships, developing a culture underpinned by good governance and leading an integrated approach to corporate strategy will be critical in this role.

Leading the implementation and transition to the new principles based Local Government Act will be a key priority, alongside the forthcoming Council elections and the opportunity to on-board any new elected members. The City of Darebin are seeking a governance professional who is an established leader with the strategic capacity to lead our corporate strategy and integrated planning framework, whilst working collaboratively with a range inf internal and external stakeholders.

The City of Darebin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organisation, or other non-merit factors. Darebin are committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, and thorough 'Safety Screening' processes apply.

For a copy of the PD, please follow this link: Manager Manager Governance and Corporate Strategy0.pdf

Or further information not covered in the PD, please contact Melanie Pecanek on 0408 898 7344 or Carla Bent on 0422 582 992. To apply, please click the "Apply Now" button and upload your resume. (Note, you don't need to provide a covering letter or key selection criteria).