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Attractive remuneration package in range of $155,000 to $165,000 per annum

The Town of Cambridge is currently undergoing an organisational transformation and a number of new opportunities have emerged. This new position is an exciting opportunity for a Manager Governance and Executive Services within the Office of the CEO.

The Manager Governance and Executive Services works closely with the CEO, overseeing governance and corporate compliance matters, research, strategic projects, and the Community Strategic and Corporate Business Plans. 

This position is responsible for the Customer Services and Communications Teams, and oversees organisational performance, benchmarking, audit and risk framework and Council support. 

Our 'People First' approach emphasises respect, high levels of internal and external service delivery and a focus on continuously aligning our systems and processes to improve how they serve the people we work with.

Accordingly, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following;

  • Knowledge of legislative requirements in governance, statutory compliance audit and risk, the delivery of customer service, community engagement and corporate and business plans.
  • Substantial experience managing multi-functional teams.
  • Well-developed people leadership skills with the ability to manage the team to achieve high productivity and service delivery.
  • The ability to develop and implement strategic business plans.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills to negotiate and develop productive relationships at senior levels of an organisation.
  • Experience developing effective policy and managing business risk in a dynamic environment.
  • A collaborative working style and continuous improvement focus. 

The Town encourages applications from a diverse range of applicants and welcomes local residents with a desire to work and contribute locally to apply. 

This position is offered on a five (5) year performance based contract and you will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package in the range $155,000 to $165,000 depending upon qualifications and experience. This package includes a base salary (which will be negotiated with the successful candidate), superannuation, and a vehicle allowance of $13,000 per annum. Other benefits include 22 days annual leave, up to 15% superannuation and flexible working hours.

Applications can be submitted online and require you to upload a current resume, respond to questions about your experience in relation to the position and complete some online testing as part of the application process. This process may require up to an hour of uninterrupted time to submit your application.

Confidential enquiries and further information can be obtained by contacting Chief Executive Officer, John Giorgi, JP on 08 9347 6***.

For further information on how to apply for this position please visit the Town of Cambridge Website:

Applications close 5:00pm Monday 18 October 2021

Please note: The Town reserves the right to interview suitable candidates and close this vacancy prior to the closing date should a suitable candidate be successfully appointed.