Bellingen Shire Council in New South Wales' beautiful northern coastal hinterland is seeking an Executive Manager Organisational Strategy and Communications to provide strategic advice and guidance to the General Manager and Executive Leadership team.
This newly created position will drive Corporate Strategy and Organisational Performance, Communication and Organisational Development, while further enhancing and building engagement with the local community.
The Primary purpose of the position:
Develop and lead a small high performing, customer focused team with responsibilities across Organisational Performance, Communication and Organisational Development;
Preparation and delivery of Council's integrated planning and reporting documents;
Management of communication and engagement with internal staff and the community; and
Effective management and development of Council's human resources capabilities and operations.
Key skills/experience required:
Tertiary level qualification (e.g. bachelor's degree) in a business or other relevant discipline or equivalent knowledge and skills gained through extensive practical experience;
Extensive human resource management, organisational development or similar experience at a senior level in service-based organisations along with a sound understanding of employment law and Industrial Awards;
Experience in the management of a multi-disciplinary team; and
Well-developed interpersonal, consultation and negotiation skills.
About the Bellingen Shire
The Bellingen Shire has three distinct geographical areas - ocean, river, and mountains incorporating the communities of Mylestom, Repton, and Urunga on the coast, Bellingen nestled in the river valley, and Dorrigo on the plateau. Each is a vibrant and rich community with its own characteristics.
Bellingen Shire Council has an ongoing focus on service excellence for its community. This is a great opportunity to be part of the changing face of Council while enjoying work-life balance and career development in a beautiful location!
Click below to download the Candidate Information Pack for this role. Click Apply Now to submit your application. For a confidential discussion please contact Leading Roles' Belinda Walker on 0411 449 447.
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Applications close at 5pm, Monday 1 April 2019.