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Associate Director, Commercial

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Job Ref:  1800446
Employer:  Adelaide City Council
Job Type:  Permanent Full Time
Adelaide SA, Australia (Show on map)
Associate Director, Commercial - (1800446)
  • Vital leadership role in a thriving Capital City Council
  • Opportunity to influence the future of the City of Adelaide
  • 5-year full time, fixed term contract


About the City of Adelaide 
City of Adelaide is committed to delivering our vision to be a welcoming and dynamic city full of rich and diverse experiences. Our plan is to enrich Adelaide’s lifestyle and boost its growth by becoming one of the world’s smartest cities with a globally-connected and opportunity-rich economy. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team and be a part of an amazing city! 

The Commercial Team will effectively lead our City’s Businesses, and provide advice and support across the organisation on current opportunities and commercial approaches, whilst delivering quality services to customers, that meet community expectations and maximising returns to Council. 

About the Opportunity 
The Associate Director, Commercial will lead and develop the various commercial assets owned and operated by Council to ensure a sustainable revenue stream whilst identifying new commercial opportunities to benefit the City of Adelaide and its communities.


You will have overall accountability for all aspects of Council’s commercial businesses which include the Adelaide Aquatic Centre, North Adelaide Golf Links, Adelaide Town Hall, UPark and key projects. You will also identify other investment opportunities and commercial strategies that will deliver increased returns to Council.


As the Council’s representative on key committees, forums and working groups you will ensure the development and maintenance of strategic relationships and networks with Government agencies, the business community and other stakeholders.


About You

  • You will be commercially savvy with highly developed negotiation skills.
  • You will be a leader who is able to coach, mentor and develop your people.
  • You will be respected for your capacity to build and maintain strategic relationships.
  • You will have proven project management skills which have enabled you to deliver on time and on budget
  • You will be a forward-thinking innovator who can convert a vision to a commercially successful reality
  • You will have a Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and/or commensurate demonstrated experience in lieu of formal qualifications.


As a key leadership role at the City of Adelaide, we are seeking an exceptional commercial executive who thrives on making things happen. The salary package on offer will attract the calibre of candidate we seek. Experience gained in large complex organisations and your understanding of the local government environment particularly in a capital city context will also contribute to your success in this role.


For Further Enquiries & How to Apply 
All enquiries and requests for the position brief will remain private and confidential and can be directed to Allison Ashby on 0414 731 313 or Sharon Magro on 0408 518 192. 

Please submit a Resume and a Cover Letter expressing the skills, experience and qualities you can bring to this position in Word format which may be submitted by clicking through to the Ashby Magro Consulting website here: 

Applications close midnight 24 June 2018 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply. 

Position Description: .

Primary Location

: Adelaide - CBD


: Associate Director



Employment Status

: Fixed Term

Hours of Work

: Full-time

Employment Type

: Employee

Employment Level

: Manager

Unposting Date

: 25/06/2018, 12:29:00 AM

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