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Chief Executive Officer

Location: NSW
Work Type: Full Time contract
  • Council-wide responsibility
  • Strong focus on growth
  • Exceptional regional NSW lifestyle

The Armidale Regional Council is strategically located between Sydney and Brisbane. Armidale is the administrative centre of the Region and enjoys a cosmopolitan culture, and as a university centre, prides itself on being dynamic, progressive and innovative. The Region has a renowned agricultural and horticultural industry, is surrounded by great natural beauty, and has a thriving tourism, arts and culture scene.

We are in an unprecedented period of growth and investment in infrastructure, agriculture and tourism. We are looking for a chief executive who can provide leadership, guidance and inspiration to help Council achieve its long-term vision and deliver Council's ambitious growth and sustainability objectives for the Region.

You are a strategic, lateral thinker who can make a positive impact from day one providing guidance to your team to build a collaborative, outcome-focused culture. You will have an in-depth working knowledge of local government legislation, particularly financial governance, integrated planning and reporting, and an impressive track record of delivering community-based outcomes. The ability to effectively manage complex stakeholder environments and diverse objectives is essential, and your sharp communication skills will allow you to confidently advocate for the organisation's interests.

You will be politically astute and have an exceptional track record of achievement at senior executive level as a transformational leader, in a business or public sector environment. We are looking for an individual who will be a visible presence in the community and suitably represent the interests of Council.

This is an exceptional opportunity to play an integral role in guiding the long-term future of one of New South Wales' leading regional centres and make a tangible difference to the Armidale Region community.

To apply and download a comprehensive information pack, visit and enter 136485 in the job search function. For a confidential discussion, call Susanne Lyall on (02) 9277 7000.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday, 4 May 2018.

136485 Posted On:13/04/2018