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Chief Executive Officer

Closing date: 
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 17:00
  • Exciting and Challenging Leadership Role
  • Remuneration Package Circa $230K
  • Generous Leave Provisions

Based in Alice Springs, the Central Desert Regional Council services an area of 282,093 sq kms and supports nine remote communities. Alice Springs offers modern services, quality amenities and a unique and exciting outback lifestyle.

The Council provides a wide range of services including municipal services, infrastructure, aged care, child care and youth services, and employment services. The CEO will lead the provision of these services while taking an integral role in engaging and influencing stakeholders to deliver the strategic and operational priorities of the Council.

This position would suit a candidate with exception leadership skills and a genuine commitment to community development and capacity building. Experience in working with Indigenous peoples would be an advantage.

The candidate must have an established track record of accomplishment and understand the challenging circumstances in Local Government in the NT. Superior financial management skills and the capacity to mentor and develop people in a multicultural workforce is essential. The candidate will have relevant tertiary qualifications, be an energetic strategic thinker, possess excellent interpersonal skills and able articulate and progress the Council's strategic agenda and values.

For more information and a copy of the Candidates Information Package please contact Innocent Ndhlovu on 08 8958 9512 or visit our website

For a confidential conversation about this opportunity call Tony Tapsell on 0427 717 466.

Address your written application to

Alice Springs