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Director Strategy and Engagement

Location: NSW
Work Type: Full Time contract
  • Help Newcastle realise its Smart, Sustainable City vision
  • Executive leadership team position
  • Diverse corporate planning, major events, and IT 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 Strategy and Engagement. Ref 136463

This position is key to enabling services to the organisation and the city. You will lead Corporate Community and Planning, Major Events and Corporate Affairs and Information Technology functions.

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.

136463 Posted On:06/04/2018