Employment Details
Date Added: 30-Apr-2021
Closing Date: 17-May-2021 05:00 PM



Shire of Donnybrook Balingup



The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup is seeking the services of a highly qualified and motivated individual for this executive leadership role.


About the Role: Reporting directly to the CEO, this position calls for candidates with exemplary skills and experience in financial management, governance, corporate systems and enterprise-wide strategic planning. Key reporting responsibilities of this position include all finance and corporate services and community development services.


As a senior leadership role, the position is offered under a fixed term contract, of up to five years. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate, including salary of around $135,000, superannuation up to 12.5% (including co-contribution), vehicle/allowance and membership to the Donnybrook Recreation Centre. Relocation assistance (to within the Shire) will also be considered.


About You: The Shire is seeking a high performing, results oriented candidate, with genuine community and civic leadership passion and capability. An authentic commitment to continuous improvement will be pivotal, as will a detailed understanding and experience in change management to drive ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ systems improvement. With relevant qualifications, skills and experience (particularly in financial management), the successful candidate will be a proven performer, with a desire to be part of a vibrant local community.


About Us: A medium-sized local government (Band 3) in the core of the south west, endowed with stunning natural, built and cultural assets, the Shire delivers a breadth of services and programs comparable to many larger local governments. The organisation is presently in a dynamic phase, with a purposeful outcome focus on change management for service delivery benefits to the community and ratepayers. In addition to this broad range of community services, the Shire has an exciting and challenging portfolio of strategic projects for delivery.


To apply: Applicants are encouraged to review the information for candidates via the Shire website ( To apply, please forward your resume and supporting cover letter (three pages maximum) addressing the Position Description requirements to

Click on this link to download the Position Description.

Questions regarding this opportunity can be directed to the Chief Executive Officer on a confidential basis (


Applications close 5pm, Monday 17th May, 2021.





Benjamin (Ben) Rose


Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Donnybrook Balingup

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