Recruitment underway for Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Published on Thursday, 9 February 2023 at 1:03:23 PM

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

  • Residential – Tom Price, 5-year contract
  • Indicative Annual Total Remuneration $301,038
  • 6 weeks’ annual leave, housing and relocation costs provided

What an amazing time to join the Shire of Ashburton team. We are on a growth journey, partnering with multinational companies and working on multiple exciting projects. We are looking to appoint a strategic and visionary leader with a make-it-happen approach.

About the Position

The Shire of Ashburton is seeking a seasoned Executive to work alongside our Chief Executive Officer to contribute directly to the Shire’s strategic objectives.  This newly created position is a pivotal role that will work collaboratively across the organisation, allowing the Chief Executive Officer to focus on strategic imperatives of the organisation, while this role enable operational excellence. This position will provide leadership and help shape the way we deliver our services through contemporary and innovative solutions and best practice implementation to serve the needs of an evolving and growing community.

This portfolio will manage professional teams across multiple locations, including Land, Property and Regulatory Services, Organisational Development, Audit Controls and Procurement. You will drive performance and provide design and transformational leadership to empower internal teams while offering support and identifying and removing obstacles. It will be expected that you influence current thinking to support the best outcomes for our community.

You will be a seasoned professional, providing strategic advice at Executive level within Local Government in Australia, holding a relevant qualification with substantial and effective people management experience. Your demonstrated experience in enabling contemporary work practices will set you up for success. If you are a values-led, resilient people leader with an agile approach, then we would like to hear from you.  For further information regarding this exciting opportunity, please contact Emily Bulloch, Senior Consultant, Beilby Downing Teal, on 0427 582 402 or [email protected].

Applications must be submitted online via the Beilby Downing Teal website: quoting reference 665380.  Please attach a comprehensive resume together with a covering letter explaining why you are applying for the position and outlining the relevance of your skills.  Download an Application Pack by clicking or copying and pasting this link in your browser: Applications will close at 4pm AWST on Tuesday 7 March 2023.

The Shire of Ashburton encompasses the towns of Tom Price, Onslow, Paraburdoo, and Pannawonica. Our employees enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, set amongst the backdrop of world renowned Karijini National Park and Millstream Chichester National Park with spectacular gorges, deep red earth and are some of the oldest formations in the world and our coastline takes in the Mackerel Islands, with turquoise water and opportunities for best fishing and snorkelling. The Shire of Ashburton is committed to diversity and strongly encourages candidates from different cultural, gender and age backgrounds to apply. Please Note: Canvassing of Councillors or Shire Employees will disqualify.


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