First listed on: 29 March 2019

Chief Executive Officer 

The City of Armadale is seeking to appoint an outstanding CEO to continue delivering the City’s Strategic Community Plan 2016 to 2031. The City’s Strategic Community Plan presents an exciting vision for our future, particularly in the area of community planning, preserving the natural environment, community leadership and opportunities for economic development.

 After more than 20 years of excellent service, the current CEO will shortly leave the organisation. The incoming CEO will bring to the City a proven, demonstratable and successful record in a similar leadership role within a large and complex organisation and must embrace our organisation and community to ensure its successful journey.

The key to success in our City, and essential to the position, is the ability to effectively work with the Mayor, Councillors, the Community, Government and stakeholders and will include outstanding interpersonal relationship and team building management capabilities. Previous experience in major economic infrastructure development is preferred. Demonstrated strategic leadership and management skills with people, finance, assets, projects, operations and customer service functions is essential.

The City spans 545 square kilometres and includes 19 suburbs and localities, 1,431 hectares of parks and reserves, and provides a range of lifestyles from the coastal plain suburbs to the hill’s environment. The City’s population is forecast to grow to 145,000 by 2036.

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The City will offer a five-year employment contract with a total remuneration in the range of $300,000 to $375,000 inclusive of base salary, superannuation and motor vehicle.

Applicants are encouraged to request a copy of the position description from Lester Blades on 08 9221 0744 or Initial telephone enquiries to Geoff Blades are welcome.

Confidential applications should be in word format to Lester Blades-Executive Search & Board Advisory at quoting Reference LB302239. Applications close on Monday 15 April at 5.00 pm WST.

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