Strathbogie Shire Council

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About Strathbogie Shire Council

Our Organisation:
Strathbogie Shire is an excellent lifestyle choice for those seeking less commuting time, flexible work environment and a more balanced lifestyle.
Our Council is a vibrant and progressive rural municipality advantageously positioned within two hours from the Melbourne CBD along the Hume Freeway and within immediate proximity to major regional towns of Seymour, Shepparton, Wangaratta and Benalla offer all of the facilities, retail and entertainment opportunities you would find in a capital city but with the peaceful country attitude.

Our townships, surrounded by picturesque natural environment, include Avenel (famous for Fowles Wine, Bank Street Pizza, WB Gadd and Avenel Meats), Euroa (home of three VC winners, the Butter Factory, Lindsay Park Racing and the Strathbogie Ranges), Nagambie (Black Caviar statue, world class wineries, Nagambie Lakes with the Rowing Regatta Centre and excellent fishing places) and Violet Town (Violet Town Market with great food and wine) offer access to a range of school options, excellent sporting facilities and clubs, Community Cinema, lots of options for joining local groups and clubs and much, much more…

Employee Benefits:
Working in Strathbogie Shire, employees enjoy a range of staff benefits including flexible working arrangements, free on-site parking, Study Assistance and Professional Development Program, Employee Assistance Program, Health and Well-Being Program, Social Club, comprehensive Income Protection and Health Insurance schemes.

Strathbogie Shire is committed to the Equal Opportunity and Child Safety Principles.

Executive Leadership Opportunities

Strathbogie Shire Council is in the heart of Victoria, only two hours from the Melbourne CBD along the Hume Freeway, and within immediate proximity to major regional towns of Seymour, Shepparton and Benalla. We offer all the facilities, retail and entertainment opportunities you would find in a capital city but with the peaceful country lifestyle attitude. Our main townships of Avenel, Euroa, Nagambie, and Violet Town and their surroundings are home to approximately 10,000 residents.

We currently have three exciting opportunities to join our Executive Leadership Team. Reporting directly to the CEO, the newly created positions offer a unique chance to shape our council and have a valuable contribution to our community.


Executive Manager Governance & Customer Service

With a focus on enhancing the reputation of Council through improving business and strategic processes, you will draw on your impactful leadership skills to manage and drive efficiencies in the customer experience and business improvement functions.

We require a customer experience expert with a drive to deliver high quality outcomes throughout the organisation with your superior communication skills and analytical problem solving abilities. Your broad understanding of governance will also assist leaders in being accountable to the community, effectively delivering consistent and quality services. 

Position Description


Executive Manager Communications & Engagement

Leading our key engagement channels including media liaison, marketing, web design and social media, you will have the opportunity to showcase our fantastic service offerings and ensure our successes are highlighted.

With your excellent interpersonal skills, you will develop relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure consistency across all our content. We require a communications professional who has proven experience planning, developing and implementing strategic and effective communications, and extensive experience managing controversial issues.

Position Description


Executive Manager People & Culture

Implementing a transformational change, your inspiring leadership will be key in strategic and operational direction and driving human resource and OHS practices and objectives that provide a strong and high-performing culture.

Your passion for the important role human resources play in an organisation’s success will ensure we are proactive and committed to developing our workforce. You will foster impactful relationships with our leaders to ensure a cultural change is delivered from the top and our employees are empowered to perform at their best.

Position Description


Confidential enquiries about the positions may be directed to Julie Salomon, Chief Executive Officer on 1800 065 993

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and response to the Key Selection Criteria to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications close 9am, Monday 30 March 2020 


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