First listed on: 20 July 2018

Manager Governance

The City of Stirling is widely regarded as a model of efficiency, sustainability and good governance.  It is unquestionably one of Western Australia’s leading Local Governments with a Council and organisation that reflects the wishes of its community and delivers positive outcomes for its customers. The City of Stirling is an “Employer of Choice” to its more than 1,000 employees.  It consistently invests in staff to achieve an inclusive, diverse, engaged and capable workforce, one which also enjoys good work-life balance.

Reporting to the CEO, the Manager Governance provides high level advice and support to the CEO, Mayor, Councillors and City employees to ensure the statutory and legal requirements of Council’s operations are met, thus enabling the City to provide the highest level of customer service.

In addition to the governance/compliance and statutory functions, the Manager Governance is also responsible for information management (FOI requests), risk management, professional standards and civic functions.  It is a broad role, one which has influence across the organisation. 

The City seeks to appoint someone who has directly relevant experience in a similar management role in Local Government.   You will need to bring strong credibility and a track record of managing within a complex and intellectually demanding environment.   Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, together with appropriate tertiary qualifications are essential.

The City will offer an employment contract of up to five (5) years with a base salary in the range of $161,000 to $180,000 plus 9.5% superannuation.  It will also match additional superannuation contributions up to a maximum 6% and provide private use of a motor vehicle (nominal package value $15,000).

An information package for this role can be obtained by emailing Martina Maley at Job Reference LB302155.  Initial telephone enquiries may be made to Geoff Blades on 08 9221 0744.

Confidential applications should be made in Word format to Lester Blades – Executive Search, Selection & Retention at quoting Reference LB302155.  Applications close 5.00pm WST Monday 6 August 2018 .

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