General Manager (Re-Advertised)

Uralla Shire Council Full Time Permanent 24/01/2020

Uralla Shire Council is a large and diverse organisation employing over 160 staff and is responsible for assets in excess of $300 million, 32 different service areas and an annual budget of approximately $20 million.

The Uralla Shire local government area covers an area approximately 3,229 square kilometres and is home to a permanent resident population of around 6,048 people. The main township is Uralla, which is located 22 kilometres south of Armidale and 89 kilometres north of Tamworth on the New England Highway. The area has a vibrant and thriving community and offers an ideal country lifestyle.


  • Fantastic and idyllic community
  • 5-year contract
  • Attractive remuneration package circa $260K

Uralla Shire Council seeks to appoint a suitably qualified senior manager with a proven record of accomplishments who can provide strong leadership and continue to develop the organisation in support of Council’s strategic direction. Reporting to the Mayor and accountable directly to the Council, the General Manager will lead a multi-disciplined workforce responsible for the strategic, social, environmental and economic sustainability of the community.

To be successful in this role you will have a successful record within local government at a senior management level, leadership and commercial acumen, possess a high-level understanding of best practice systems, change management principles and customer delivery standards. You must be a visionary with drive and the skills to bring others along the journey.

Council is offering a 5-year contract and a very attractive remuneration package for the right person including a leaseback vehicle (subject to negotiation).

For further information on this role please download the position’s Information Pack, Position Description and Selection Criteria from our website at

Applications including a full CV, covering letter and response to the position’s selection criteria must be completed online through our website. Applicants must address the selection criteria to be considered for the role.

For further details regarding this position, please contact Christian Morris on 0417 693 254 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 24 February 2020.