Chief Executive Officer

City of Logan Full Time Permanent 27/08/2021

A truly exciting opportunity

The City of Logan is ideally located between the Gold Coast and Brisbane in the vibrant South East Queensland growth corridor. The city covers a vast area, offering a variety of lifestyle options from bustling urban centres to rural residential living. It is surrounded by abundant green space with access to quality community facilities and services.

Logan is a top 10 Council by population in Australia and is home to over 340,000 residents (expected to exceed 500,000 by 2036) from more than 215 different cultures. The City celebrates and values its diversity and residents enjoy the rich and varied lifestyle it offers. It is also a very young city with around 50 per cent of residents aged 30 or younger. This adds energy and enthusiasm to our community and gives us a real vibrancy. Add in the enormous growth potential, and you have a truly amazing city of lifestyle and opportunities.

The position of Chief Executive Officer has become available and what a time to join this progressive and multi award-winning organisation. You will lead a talented staff group of 1,800 FTE, oversee an annual budget of over $1Billion (the 3rd largest council budget in the country) and have stewardship of community assets valued at $6.76B. This significant and challenging role will suit a disciplined person of vision who practices inspirational, purposeful and values-based leadership.

You will be able to demonstrate outstanding achievements through your personal leadership and the ability to succeed within the unique political nuances of local government. We have a highly supportive and engaged Mayor and Councillor team and you can be assured of their support and guidance. You will also have the advantage of working with a fresh and energetic leadership team focused on delivering ongoing service excellence to the ratepayers and residents of the City.

A four (4) year performance based contract is complemented by a very attractive and appropriate remuneration package that will reflect the size and importance of the role and the skills, experience and achievements of the successful applicant.

Please visit our website to obtain a detailed Information Package about the role and the Application Form. Once you have read these please contact Stephen Blackadder on 0412 255 149 for a confidential discussion regarding the position.

Applications close 9am Monday, 27 September 2021.

Only those with the right to work in Australia need apply.