Chief Executive Officer

Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council Full Time Permanent 4/07/2024

Champion Cultural Awareness & Lead Progress

Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire is a culturally rich community on Cape York Peninsula’s west coast, Queensland. Known for its strong Indigenous heritage, the region offers natural beauty and cultural diversity. The council is dedicated to sustainable development, preserving cultural heritage, and enhancing residents’ well-being, playing a crucial role in community development.

As Chief Executive Officer, you will lead the council’s operations, provide strategic direction, and ensure high-quality service delivery. This role requires a dynamic leader to navigate the challenges and opportunities of a remote local government area. Your responsibilities include financial oversight, strategic planning, community engagement, and operational management. Building strong relationships with stakeholders, including local businesses, government authorities, and community members, is essential.

We seek a senior manager with significant local government or private sector experience committed to making a positive impact. You should have a proven track record in leadership, financial management, and strategic planning. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, along with the ability to respect the cultural and geographical diversity of the region. Tertiary and postgraduate qualifications in management, business administration, or a related field are highly desirable.

This role offers a unique opportunity to make a lasting difference in a community that values its cultural heritage and looks toward a sustainable future. Benefits include a competitive salary package, the chance to work in a beautiful part of Australia, and the opportunity to lead a dedicated team committed to community development and service delivery. If you are a proactive, flexible, and resilient leader with a passion and empathy for community engagement and sustainable development, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position.

To Apply

Please visit our website and review the Information Pack and Position Requirements.  Once you have read these, please contact John Oberhardt on 0411 869 110 for a confidential discussion regarding the position.

Applications close 9am Wednesday, 31 July 2024.