Director Corporate Affairs

Central Coast Council Full Time Permanent 8/01/2021

The Central Coast Council area is located on the coast of New South Wales, 60 to 90 kilometres north of the Sydney CBD, and about 80 kilometres south of the Newcastle CBD.

The Central Coast offers a wide range of lifestyle activities and places to enjoy. It is a region of outstanding natural beauty from beaches to ridgetops and wetlands to woodlands. Much of the region is covered by bushland, providing a scenic backdrop to urban development and offering numerous bush walks, camping grounds and facilities and other outdoor activities. The lakes and beaches are a great way to get out and enjoy various water sports and activities, with many community events and festivals.

Central Coast Council is responsible for the sixth largest urban area in Australia. Our Council area is 1681 square kilometres, which makes us far bigger geographically than Canberra.

The most recent projected population of the Central Coast by 2036 is 415,050. That’s a 23% increase in population, of approximately 80,000 people. Planning for growth and maintaining the lifestyle that our community enjoys is important for Council.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the role of Director Corporate Affairs is responsible for leading Councils Corporate Affairs portfolio to deliver a wide range of internal and external services to address and strengthen our organisational capability and sustainability and to support a culture of performance and accountability.

In addition, the role is also required to advise on governance and legislative framework obligations and existing and emerging risks, in order to support the continued operation of the organisation.

The Director Corporate Affairs manages a team of professionals responsible for the delivery of strategic and operational management for Finance, Information and Technology, People and Culture, Procurement and Project Management, Plant and Fleet, Governance and Risk, Legal, Economic Development and Property, Building Maintenance, Depots and Administration and Customer Service and Communication.

For further information on this role please download the position description, selection criteria and information pack from our website at

Applications must be made through our website and applicants must address the selection criteria to be considered for this role. For any enquiries, please contact Christian Morris on 0417 693 254 or Mark Anderson on 0418 864 866.

Applications close at 5:00pm Monday 8 February 2021.