Deputy Chief Administrative Officer

The Deputy Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible for providing advice to Council, the CAO and leadership to senior staff.

Deputy Chief Administrative Officer – David Oakes

  • Act as an advisor to the CAO on matters relating to operations, economic development corporate services and community engagement
  • Contribute to strategic corporate decision-making that supports the achievement of the goals, objectives and strategic priorities of the City
  • Develop a constructive partnership with Council, CAO and SMT by providing guidance, advice and support on the delivery of corporate and operational initiatives
  • Provide positive leadership to staff, developing and maintaining a work environment that is inclusive, respectful and motivating
  • Promote employee engagement and support staff development
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement and innovative practices to position the City as leading edge of service delivery and quality customer service

The Operations and Corporate Services teams report to the Deputy CAO.


Corporate Services


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