YOUR ISSUES.
OUR SOLUTIONS.

THE BLACKADDER ADVANTAGE

Whatever your issues the Blackadder team provides fresh, innovative ideas, professional and practical advice, and smart solutions. Let us help unpeel your potential with the Blackadder Advantage.
AN EXPERIENCED TEAM

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.

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OUR INDEPENDENCE

As a specialist local government consultancy, Blackadder Associates provides independent and unbiased advice.

SERVICE, QUALITY AND RESPONSIVENESS

Our team understands immediacy. Our commitment is to be available at short notice without compromising current assignments.

COMMITMENT TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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.

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT SUPPORT

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.

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SYSTEMS PARTNERSHIP

The Blackadder team has a reservoir of formal systems developed as part of our work with local government to maximise Council and staff performance.

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CEO PERSPECTIVES

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.

ORGANISATION CHANGE

We understand the dynamics of change, the importance of culture and the role of strategy in local government. We bring innovative ideas and smart practical solutions.

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THE WIDEST NETWORKS

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.

OUR PHILOSOPHY AND VALUES

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.

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YOUR KEY NEEDS. OUR KEY SERVICES.

Blackadder Associates specialises in providing a range of high-quality consultancy services to local government.

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 key services are:

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A recognised leader in local government executive recruitment, Blackadder Associates provides successful recruitment and placement for key executive leadership positions across all areas of Council.

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As an experienced local government recruitment business, we have access to a pool of highly experienced executive and senior level professionals who are ready for an immediate short-term or longer-term assignment.

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Leadership Development is central to our core business. Our expertise covers all aspects of leadership development.

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An effective leadership team will ensure the successes of any organisation.

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Do you know if your organisation is unpeeling its potential?

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Future-proof your Council with strategic forward planning.

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Knowing, understanding, and meeting your governance requirements is critical for local government.

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The science of personality. Determine the best people with the best fit for your organisation.