Chief Executive Officer (Ipswich CC) — QLD

  • Ambitious large metro Council
  • Inspire and be inspired
  • Lead strategic thinking

Located in South East Queensland, Ipswich is one of Australia’s fastest growing regions. Home to over 200,000 residents, the City combines a rich history and cultural heritage with a bright, vibrant future built around exciting growth and development.

We are now looking for a chief executive who can provide strategic leadership, guidance and inspiration to help Council achieve its long term vision and deliver positive outcomes to ever-changing community needs.

As CEO you will hold the principal leadership role in the organisation and be integral to the development, communication and implementation of the Council’s long-term strategic direction and policy to address both current and emerging issues. In addition, as the key interface between Council and its organisation you will be responsible for building and promoting collaborative, open working relationships at all levels.

You will have an exceptional track record of achievement at senior executive level as a transformational leader, in a complex business or public sector environment. You embrace and understand the power of innovation and technology but also recognise that effective community engagement and high quality customer service are mainstays of all successful Council initiatives. Collaboration, confident decision-making and high performance are all part of your management DNA and you lead and inspire by example.

If you are ready for the challenge of leading one of Queensland’s largest, most diverse and ambitious Councils into a new era of growth and development, Ipswich City Council is the ideal environment.

To download a comprehensive information pack, including a detailed position description and apply, visit and enter 136126 in the job search function.

 For a confidential discussion, call Julie Ford or Harley Hammelmann on (07) 3211 9700.

 Applications close Monday 26th March 2018.