Chief Executive Officer Job Vacancy

Chief Executive Officer

Anticipated 2 year, fixed term contract

Under Section 34 of the Local Government Act a position exists at South Wairarapa District Council for a Chief Executive Officer.

We are seeking a Chief Executive Officer with a strong strategic focus who has a proven ability to lead a team and is willing to roll up his or her sleeves and get involved.  The skills to inspire, drive and continuously improve staff performance are essential.  The Council is seeking a candidate with strong business management skills, proven financial acumen, high integrity and an ability to relate to and deal with the public.

Ideally the successful applicant will have local government Chief Executive experience and live in the Wairarapa. Preference will be given to an applicant with a strong financial background.

The role reports to the Mayor and Council and will be responsible for providing strategic direction, maintaining relationships with our diverse communities, managing the organisation’s relationship with the elected Council, and full responsibility for day-to-day operations.

Please address your application to:
Application In Confidence
CEO Position
South Wairarapa District Council
PO Box 6
Martinborough 5741

Applications close:  Tuesday 4 August 2015.

Applicants for this job should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

Job Description

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