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  • Role can be based in any Bureau capital city office
  • Lead delivery of services vital to the Australian community
  • Forge a customer centric culture featuring collaboration, accountability and innovation


The Bureau of Meteorology is seeking to appoint an experienced and inspiring leader to the role of General Manager, Decision Support Services. This role is a member of the Bureau’s Senior Leadership Team and will play a key role in leading and influencing the strategic direction of the Bureau of Meteorology.

Reporting to the Group Executive Community Services, the General Manager Decision Support Services will lead multidisciplinary teams of meteorological, hydrological and climatological and communication specialists located at the Bureau’s capital city offices delivering impact and value to the Bureau's customers, partners and stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will have led specialist service delivery teams that achieve customer outcomes within a highly operational environment or equivalent. To be successful in this role you will have proven track record in achieving customer outcomes within a highly technical and 24/7 operational environment, providing excellent leadership and management to a dispersed and diverse team. The team you will be leading comprises decision support capabilities including Hazard Preparedness and Response Operations, Disaster Risk and Social Science Policy, Community Engagement and Customer and Data Solutions.

The ideal candidate will be a collaborative, inclusive, innovative, strategic and resilient professional with excellent communications and stakeholder engagement capabilities who thrives in a fast-paced and complex environment. Commitment to staff development and alignment to the Bureau's strategic pillars of Impact and Value, Operational Excellence, Innovation and Insight, the Bureau Way is also critical.

Leading and supporting a high performing and collaborative team, the General Manager will build capacity and continue to drive a culture of respect, accountability and diversity.

This is an exceptional opportunity to work and lead in an environment that is committed to providing high quality, client-centred customer services and community outcomes.

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Confidential enquiries to Peter Gibson of Aston Carter on +61 7 3295 7446, quoting Job Number 532966

Closing Date: Sunday July 10, 2022