Director Corporate and Community Services and Director Infrastructure, Planning and Environmental Services

The Burdekin Shire Council has recently undertaken an organisational review and restructure, and is now seeking applications for two key executive leadership positions.

Director Corporate and Community Services

  • Lead the Finance, Governance, Customer Services, IT and Community Services teams.
  • Review the operations of the Corporate and Community Services team and lead a change project improving performance, engagement, collaboration and team development.
  • Improve community engagement and refresh and develop Council’s community events programme.
  • Contribute to the organisational strategy as a member of a high performing executive leadership team.

Director Infrastructure, Planning and Environmental Services

  • This is a very broad portfolio of programmes, including land use planning, regulatory services and management of Council’s infrastructure assets.
  • Oversee and provide expertise to the Council’s Asset Management Strategy.
  • Develop and implement a structured capital assessment process.
  • Develop and implement a Directorate-wide project management framework.
  • Contribute to the organisational strategy as a member of a high performing executive leadership team.

Teamwork, collaboration and strong planning and project management skills are highly valued in the Burdekin Shire Council, and applicants must demonstrate exceptional skills in these areas.

The Council is offering very competitive remuneration packages, reflecting the significance of these roles to the organisation and to attract the highest calibre candidates to these key positions.

Experience and a history of achievement in executive leadership in a local government and tertiary qualifications relevant to these positions will be highly regarded.

The Burdekin Shire is centred on the rich farming land of the Burdekin River delta, covering an area of approximately 5000 square kilometres and is home to an estimated 18,000 residents.  The major township of Ayr is situated 90km south of the large regional city of Townsville and 190km north of the relaxed lifestyle of the Whitsundays.

Council employs approximately 240 staff and has an annual operating budget of approximately $46.7M.

For further information, download the Briefing Packages for these roles from www.leadingroles.com.au or contact Mark Ogston at Leading Roles on 0407 674 412.

The application period will close on Monday 29th January 2018 at 5pm.

 

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