Our highly experienced local government leadership team is comprised of former Council Chief Executive Officers, General Managers, Executive Officers, Directors, Managers, or experts in a diverse range of management and professional service areas.
As a specialist local government consultancy, Blackadder Associates provides independent and unbiased advice.
Our team understands immediacy. Our commitment is to be available at short notice without compromising current assignments.
We are committed to a strong, independent, and robust local government and are involved in many forums, in a voluntary capacity, providing unpaid advice and service to key local government bodies.
We have a unique understanding of the role and function of local government and the importance of a strong relationship between the Mayor, Councillors, CEO/General Manager, Directors, and senior staff, built on trust and respect.
Our experience in and with local government gives the Blackadder leadership team a unique understanding of the issues facing councils and the candidate skillsets required to navigate the changing local government environment.
We have an extensive and industry-specific network of contacts unequalled by other consultant and recruitment providers, resulting in an ability to seek out the best advice and the best applicants for roles.
We have a reputation for professionalism and fresh creativity with a pragmatic and practical approach. We stay abreast of new and emerging trends in leadership and management. We challenge conventional thinking, whilst fully understanding and appreciating regulatory and political constraints.
Whether you want to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your business, ensure that your managers and leadership teams are operating to their maximum potential, be confident that the organisation is well-governed, or need to recruiting senior managers, we have the proven capacity and capability to assist you.
Our seven key services are: