First listed on: 12 January 2022

Strategic Development Officer

Ready to take the next step in your career?


Play a key role in planning, developing and leading policy development and strategic direction across the Social Enterprise and Local Jobs portfolio areas; creating local job and participation pathways for local people experiencing disadvantage.


We are looking for a Strategic Development Officer to join our Social Enterprise & Local Jobs Unit in a parental leave position.


Our Strategic Development Officer leads policy, strategy and programs that support Councils local job creation for the most vulnerable communities in Banyule.


To be successful you will need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline e.g. community development
  • Demonstrated experience to effectively plan, manage, monitor and evaluate job creation programs
  • Experience building relationships to influence and negotiate desired outcomes with internal and external stakeholders
  • Project management skills to deliver quality outcomes within budget and on time.
  • Specialist and contemporary knowledge inclusive employment.
  • Demonstrated experiencing of working with diverse communities.
  • Experience in policy and strategy development relating to Community development.
  • Demonstrated experience in recruitment, training and staff development


What’s on offer:

  • 1-year temporary parental leave position February 21 2022 to February 17 2023
  • The opportunity to have an impact and make positive changes in your community
  • Full-time and monthly RDO. Will consider 4 days a week
  • Salary range $94,444.07 to 107,598.98 plus 10% super
  • Access to learning and development opportunities and a range of health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Greensborough location



Our staff choose to align their career with Banyule because of our values of Working Together Working Better, career and professional development opportunities and the way we work in partnership with the community to deliver our services.


How to Apply

For more information about this position please access a copy of the position description via the link below or to discuss your suitability you may call Jane Nixon Acting Social Enterprise & Local Jobs Coordinator on 9457 9986.


To apply for this position, please include your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. For more information on how to apply, please refer to the Application Guidelines via the link below.


Banyule City Council is committed to being an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer, we value diversity and encourage people from different and diverse backgrounds to apply. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email or call 9940 4235.


In line with the directions issued by Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, this position requires you to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are successful in the recruitment and selection process, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status.


Applications Close 11.45pm on Sunday 23 January 2022.

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