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Chief Executive Officer

Location: QLD
Work Type: Full Time permanent/Term Contract
  • Forward-thinking regional Council
  • Strong economic development focus
  • Great regional lifestyle

Approximately 2.5hrs from Brisbane, South Burnett is home to nearly 30,000 residents. The region combines the natural beauty of Regional Queensland with vibrant and growth focused business and industry, including traditional and emerging agriculture, broad-ranging tourism and of course close proximity to all the world-class natural attractions of Wide Bay Burnett.

Your initial focus will be a comprehensive council-wide structural review with the key objective of streamlining efficiencies, improving productivity and developing a successful working framework. Going forward, you will have a strong emphasis on economic development and community engagement, and work closely with the Mayor and Councillors on the implementation and management of community-centric, long term strategies, plans and policies.

An inspiring, results- driven leader with a strong executive-level background in Local Government, you have the business and financial acumen needed to play a key role in developing long-term economic development strategies while also having the political sensitivities and communication skills to build exceptional working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders.

This is a real opportunity to bring your vision and initiatives to a forward-thinking Council totally focused on the future of both its Region and its people. The financial rewards, career development and work/life balance scenarios make this one of the most attractive senior roles in Local Government currently on offer.

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Applications close Monday 19th March 2018

Or for a confidential discussion, call Julie Ford or Harley Hammelmann on (07) 3211 9700.

136108 Posted On:23/03/2018