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City of Melbourne

Davidson Executive and Boards, in partnership with the City of Melbourne, is seeking dynamic, contemporary candidates to bring their unique skill-set to Australia's pre-eminent centre for arts and culture, education, dining and shopping: the City of Melbourne!

About City of Melbourne

City of Melbourne - Bold, inspirational and sustainable.

The City of Melbourne is seeking dynamic, contemporary people leaders to support the vision of Melbourne as a bold, inspirational and sustainable city.

Melbourne is the fastest growing city in Australia, but also one of the fastest-growing cities in the world.

To set ourselves up for success, careful planning for the demands and opportunities presented by our growing population is critical if we are to maintain the prized liveability status for which the city is renowned.

Now is an exciting time to come and join the City of Melbourne as we change how we work together; improving how we leverage our people’s capabilities, skills and knowledge across the organisation ensuring we are all working towards a common goal.

Five critical leadership roles have now become available, one on the executive team (General Manager) and four roles on the senior leadership team (Directors). Critical to the success of these roles will be your ability to build a dynamic and constructive culture across your branch and create an inclusive and engaging workforce, that has a strong focus on achievement and delivery.

Your capability to influence and build strong working relationships both within and outside of the organisation will also be critical to your success.

We are excited to offer the following Executive leadership opportunities:

  • General Manager, Strategy, Planning and Climate Change
  • Director, Creative City
  • Director, Economic Development
  • Director, Design Studio
  • Director, Recreation and Waterways

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Current Positions

General Manager Strategy, Planning and Climate Change$340,000 - $360,0005 January 2020Download PDF
Director Creative City$240,000 - $260,0005 January 2020Download PDF
Director Economic Development$240,0005 January 2020Download PDF
Director Design Studio$220,000 - $240,0005 January 2020Download PDF
Director Recreation and Waterways$220,0005 January 2020Download PDF

Application Process

To apply for this position please email your resume to, quoting the full job title in the subject line of your email.

The City of Melbourne is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and inclusion. We recognise the value of the diversity and strength of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures to the heritage of all Australians. We are proud to take a lead role in reconciliation, being the first local government to have a Reconciliation Action Plan endorsed by Reconciliation Australia.

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