Director Corporate Services

Inspriing and customer-centric leader, Deliver Council's vision for the community, Join transformational team.

  • Inspiring and customer-centric leader
  • Deliver Council's vision for the community
  • Join transformational team

Burwood Council is undergoing significant transformation in response to changing demographics, the use of smart technologies, an informed and engaged community and new organisational leadership.  The General Manager is now seeking to appoint a new leadership team to support Council as it develops and delivers innovative solutions for the community.

Classified as a strategic centre, Burwood is characterised by a strong economy, excellent transport links, thriving high-streets, a vibrant CBD and cherished historic residential areas.  The LGA is undergoing strong population growth.  The Council has an enviable sustainable financial base.

As a critical member of the Council's Executive Team, the Director Corporate Services will work collaboratively with the Mayor and Councillors, the General Manager and the Executive Team to:

  • actively translate Council's Community Strategic Plan into tangible and financially sustainable community outcomes;
  • effectively manage resources, budgets, governance and information technology to maximise efficiency and effectiveness;
  • deliver innovative technology solutions to support Council's move to being a "smart city";
  • enhance financial and governance processes to ensure best practice;
  • balance commercial and community outcomes for Council's property portfolio; and,
  • energise, inspire and support the Corporate Services team.

With relevant tertiary qualifications, an understanding of Local Government and deep experience in leading change initiatives in technology, finance and property, you will have a track record in innovative and agile leadership.  You will have delivered proven financial and governance processes and reporting that support effective decision-making across the organisation.  Candidates will have exceptional communication skills, astute political judgement, a strong solutions focus and sound financial acumen.  The ability to challenge the status quo and build strong internal stakeholder relationships is critical to success in this role.

Closing date: Monday 13th July, 2020

22/06/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 CEO & General Management
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