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Director Governance

Location: NSW
Work Type: Full Time contract
  • Help Newcastle realise its Smart, Sustainable City vision
  • Executive leadership team position
  • Diverse finance, legal, regulatory and planning portfolio

Located 160 km north of Sydney, Newcastle is New South Wales' second largest city and the commercial hub of the Hunter Valley - one of the state's most strategically important mixed industry regions. Surrounded by the coastal beauty of Port Stephens and Lake Macquarie, world-class wineries and the stunning Barrington Tops rainforest, the Newcastle region offers the perfect lifestyle and career environment.

After extensive community liaison, strategic planning and vision-setting, Council is now looking to establish a leadership team that will lead Council's vision of being a Smart City, Smart Organisation that focuses on people. With a new organisational design and a transforming city, these newly created roles will focus on serving the community and colleagues to genuinely drive Newcastle through a period of historical growth.

Director Governance. Ref 136462

As a member of the Executive Leadership team, this position is critical to the organisation in providing governance to support informed, accurate decision making. You will lead the Finance, Legal, and Regulatory & Assessment functions, and provide legal advice across Council.

To apply and download a comprehensive information pack, visit and enter the relevant reference number in the job search function. For a confidential discussion, please call McArthur on (02) 9277 7000 or email

Applications close at 5pm, Friday 27 April 2018.

136462 Posted On:06/04/2018