First listed on: 02 February 2018

Director City Development 

  • Create places where people want to be
  • Innovative, community and outcome focused 

Work in Melbourne’s 3rd largest Municipality, in the heart of Australia’s fastest growing region undergoing significant transformation.

The Role:

To lead and facilitate the creation of great places to live, work, play and invest.

The successful applicant will:

  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders to plan, negotiate and implement land use strategies.
  • Have a strong understanding of urban redevelopment, place management and local economic development.
  • Have highest level interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability and a history of influencing decisions through strong leadership.
  • Exercise discretion and initiative in all decision making and management of the Directorate.
  • Understanding of Council’s delegations and responsibilities.

Responsibilities will include

  • Establish and foster a place management approach and supporting systems as appropriate.
  • Oversee the development, coordination and management of Council’s strategic land use planning program including policy development and project management and integration of economic initiatives.
  • Work collaboratively across Council and with Councillors and external stakeholders to plan, negotiate and facilitate implementation of land use strategies, plans and economic development initiatives.
  • Oversee the management and redevelopment of key strategic sites in the municipality.
  • Provide a high level of strategic advice and professional expertise to Council.

Applications close on 19 February 2018 and need to be forwarded through our careers website

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