First listed on: 08 June 2018

Chief Executive Officer 

On behalf of the Council of the Shire of Harvey, we are delighted to invite applications for the position of CEO. This is a Shire and Council that offers an incoming CEO a tremendous opportunity to build on the great work and achievements of recent years. It is a well resourced, well governed and stable Shire that is situated 1.5 hours drive from Perth in WA’s beautiful south west Region. See for further information on the organisation.

Council seeks to appoint a CEO who is very much aligned with the values and vision of the Shire and the expectations of the community. Whilst Council seeks to retain all that is great about this Shire, it is open to a new approach to leadership, innovation and engagement in the delivery of the Community Strategic Plan.

Intending applicants must have already demonstrated high level management and administrative skills and knowledge in a comparable sized organisation, preferably in the Local Government sector. The CEO will be someone who is able to build a positive and outcomes focussed organisation culture and be willing and capable of engaging effectively with elected members, the community and a range of other stakeholders.

Council will offer a contract of up to five years, with a total remuneration package to be negotiated in the range of $240,000 to $280,000 per annum.

People interested in considering this position should contact Geoff Blades at Lester Blades on 08 9221 0744 to obtain a copy of the Position Description.

Confidential applications should be made in Word format to Lester Blades – Executive Search, Selection & Retention at quoting Reference LB302134. Applications close Monday 25 June at 5.00pm WST.


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