Chief Executive Officer | Full-time Executive

Classification: Executive Level 3.7
Salary: $325,369 - $340,021 depending on current superannuation arrangements. Remuneration noted is effective from 1 July 2017.
Position No: CEO_SLA
Directorate: Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development
Advertised: 19 May 2017
Closes: 07 June 2017
Contact:Matthew Smee on or (02) 6229 1522

  • Unique, Visionary and Strategic Leadership Opportunity
  • Lead the Future Growth of Land Development in the ACT
  • Harness Community Engagement and Innovation for Growth
The ACT Government is passionate and committed to continuing to grow the ACT with strategic and well designed land and estate development, affordable housing solutions and strong social outcomes to support the future growth of our vibrant region into the 21st century. On 1 July 2017 the ACT Government will formally establish a new agency to develop and implement its ongoing commitment to suburban development.
The Suburban Land Agency will be responsible for delivering all Government land sales and acquisitions, including undertaking estate development, affordable housing and non-precinct urban renewal projects.
The creation of this organisation provides a landmark opportunity to the new CEO to continue to shape Canberra which has been recognised by the OECD as one of the best cities in the world to live. This role will report directly to the Agency’s governing board and provide the opportunity for a highly motivated executive with exceptional leadership skills, commercial acumen, and a sound understanding of estate or land development to make a mark in the future growth and diversification of the ACT.
Candidates will be visionary, strategic thinkers with demonstrable capabilities in organisational leadership, good governance, financial management, and fostering a high performance culture across the organisation. To satisfy the demands of this role, candidates will need to have extensive experience at an executive level with proven ability to balance commercial, public policy and governance objectives within a highly strategic and diverse environment.
Remuneration: From 1 July 2017, the position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $325,369 - $340,021 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant. This includes a cash component of $266,397.
Contract: The successful applicant will be engaged under a performance based contract for up to five years. Prospective applicants should be aware that long-term engagements are tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly.
Enquiries and requests for an information pack on the CEO position can be made to Matthew Smee – Managing Consultant - Hudson Global Resources Canberra on (02) 6229 1522 or email
Your application will be treated in the strictest of confidence.  
Applications close: 5:00pm Wednesday 7 June 2017.


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Senior Management and Executive