Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Bowen, Queensland
Salary: Outstanding executive salary package
Reference: BBBH854_1585196901
Contact Name: Mark Ogston
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2020 17:28

Job Description

Whitsunday Regional Council - Chief Executive Officer

The Mayor and Council of the Whitsunday Regional Council are seeking a Chief Executive to lead the organisation and engage, inspire and empower team performance.

The Chief Executive will deliver the vision and strategy of the Mayor and councillors, direct operational efficiencies and encourage a strong culture within a customer focused organisation.

Council is seeking an organisational leader with sound experience in:

  • Developing organisational goals, priorities and direction utilising integrated business planning and reporting tools.
  • Overseeing financial, budgetary and organisational governance requirements.
  • Advising and influencing decisions, maximising opportunities and minimising risk in line with the organisation's strategies and plans.

Experience and previous success in a senior executive role is essential and candidates who have worked within a local government organisation will be highly regarded.

Council employs approximately 400 staff and has a current year budget of $180M. The council serves a community of 35,500 people in the major centres of Bowen, Proserpine, Cannonvale, Collinsville and Airlie Beach.

The Whitsunday Regional Council is located in one of Queensland's key tourism, agriculture and trade regions including a thriving horticultural sector and significant trade-supporting transport infrastructure. Renowned for its relaxed lifestyle, the region boasts beaches, rainforests and large tracts of national parkland, Whitsundays is not only Australia's most dreamed-about tropical destination, it's a place where people love to work live, visit and play.

Download the Information Pack for this role and use the Apply Now button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion please contact Mark Ogston at Leading Roles on 0407 674 412.

The application period will close at 5pm, Monday 20 April 2019.

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