Section Manager Governance And Civic Support (Re-Advertised)

Central Coast Council Full Time Permanent 14/01/2022

The Central Coast Council area is located on the coast of New South Wales, 70 kilometres north of the Sydney CBD, and 70 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 Unit Manager Governance and Legal Counsel, the role of Section Manager Governance and Civic Support is responsible for developing, managing and delivering the corporate governance and civic support strategy and operations of the Council. In addition, the Section Manager Governance and Civic Support will provide day to day leadership to a team of professionals responsible for delivering efficient and effective business, governance and insurance services to the Council in accordance with the business service strategy of the Council.

The ideal background of the Section Manager Governance and Civic Support will include demonstrated experience in a similar corporate or local governance leadership role. A strong focus on developing strategies, policies and procedures that deliver exceptional corporate governance and promote innovation. You will have proven success as a leader with the ability to grow and develop a team focused on performance and quality.

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

Applications including a full CV, covering letter and addressing the selection criteria must be completed online. 

All applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the information package to be considered for this role.

For specific position details, please contact Christian Morris, Local Government Management Solutions on 0417 693 254 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close at 5:00pm Monday 14 February 2022.