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Position Details

Manager Strategy & Performance

Applications close 05/07/2020

  • Salary: Competitive remuneration package including vehicle, superannuation & monthly day off
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Pivotal leadership role in the Future Ready City of Stonnington
Located along the banks of the Yarra, The City of Stonnington is a vibrant and diverse municipality. With a population exceeding 100,000 residents and covering an area of 25 square km, Stonnington has a variety of parks, gardens, cultural centres and a highly impressive range of shopping strips and restaurants. Stonnington has an enviable record as an innovative and progressive Council that is committed to providing a culture where employee health, wellbeing and development are a priority.

This is a pivotal leadership role in the Future Ready City of Stonnington, with the goal of leading transformational change and innovative performance across the organisation.

Key to this will be delivery and oversight of a planning and performance reporting framework to connect Council’s people, functions, and activities to deliver maximum economic and public value to the community. Leading a team to improve data collection systems and to build analysis capabilities, you will provide expertise and insight that enables the organisation to continually improve its performance and to strengthen its operations and delivery.

We are seeking applications from highly accomplished, transformational leaders with significant experience in driving high performance and change. You will be keen to take on a fantastic opportunity to be part of a sector-leading Corporate Services function and to partner with an Executive team who are truly setting new standards for Local Government.

You will bring in depth knowledge of the policies and standards relating to best practice corporate planning, performance reporting and evaluation, with significant experience in these areas obtained from large, complex organisations that offer diverse service delivery in a constantly changing political, social and economic environment.

Applicants should be highly motivated and capable leaders with proven experience encouraging staff involvement in the development and achievement of corporate planning, reporting and reviews. Qualifications in the Economic, Business or Public Policy field are essential, as is an inquiring and growth mindset that sparks innovation.

Embracing City of Stonnington’s values and with demonstrable resilience and agility in your work, you will bring a commitment to continuous improvement across all operations, measuring and evaluating performance and committing to career-long development of Council staff.

For a confidential discussion or to obtain a position description, please go to or contact Charlie Cole on Applications close on Sunday 5th July 2020. All enquiries will be treated with total confidentiality.

City of Stonnington is not taking direct applications for this role. This position is advertised on our website to validate the legitimacy of the vacancy. Please contact Charlie at Camden Search and Selection to apply.

Submitting your application
A Position Description is attached below for your perusal which includes the Key Selection Criteria. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as part of their application. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

For further information on how to apply contact the Council’s Recruitment Officer on Ph: 03 8290 1333.
For position related queries, please contact Charlie Cole - Camden Search & Selection on Ph:

A Position Description including the Key Selection Criteria can be found here.

Position Descriptions
Success Profile - Manager Strategy Performance - June 2020.pdf

The Inherent Requirements for this position can be found here. Please note this document must be read prior to applying for the vacancy.