First listed on: 24 September 2020

Team Leader Strategic Planning


  • Flexible working hours
  • Staff development and continued professional development opportunities
  • Applications close – Midnight Sunday 4 October 2020

Snowy Monaro Regional Council is looking to appoint a Team Leader Strategic Planning to integrate resources and activities across the strategy department to achieve Council’s Operational and Delivery plans. The incumbent will also guide the day-to-day work of the team and support team members to achieve work efficiently, effectively and safely.

This position is offered in a permanent full-time capacity, remuneration $1,853.65 per week (plus 9.5% superannuation), based on 35 hours per week, located in Cooma. This position would be suited to an experienced, highly motivated, and hands-on team leader with contemporary experience in a similar role.

Key Responsibilities:

The Team Leader Strategic Planning will report into the Coordinator Strategy Development. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Monitor and report on individual and the team’s work performance and progress towards the delivery of work plan goals
  • Use resources efficiently, effectively and responsibly to complete tasks that either contribute to or directly deliver services
  • Direct the day-to-day activities of the Strategic Planning team that contribute to, or directly deliver services
  • Guide the Strategic Planning team’s contribution and performance to facilitate improvements to service quality, accessibility and responsiveness
  • Maintain adopted policies, procedures, processes and systems of work, and hold team leaders and team members accountable to apply them when carrying out their work
  • Model and reinforce an agile, solutions-focused, accountable and collaborative culture that facilitates workforce engagement, empowerment and performance

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or a related discipline with contemporary experience in a similar role; or substantial contemporary experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in the preparation of Strategic Land use planning projects, Land use planning controls, and Developer Contribution Planning.
  • Sound negotiation and highly developed communication skills and experience in community engagement.
  • A high degree of self-motivation, initiative and the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Proven track record in leading, supervising and motivating a team with a commitment to a high standard of performance.


  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Be a significant leader within Council
  • Be part of an organisation that is work-life balance oriented
  • Build a lifelong meaningful career in a key regional area of NSW
  • Staff development and continued professional development opportunities

Applications close – Midnight Sunday 4 October 2020 

At Snowy Monaro Regional Council, we are committed to providing EEO and embracing diversity. We are an inclusive workforce which reflects the unique region, community, and customers we serve. In addition to providing an encouraging and positive environment, Council is a smoke free work environment.

Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.

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