First listed on: 21 October 2021

  • Permanent, Full Time Position
  • Salary circa $117k p.a. + super
  • Convenient Preston location, close to train and tram with flexible work opportunities

At Darebin, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of how we work. Our commitment to these values is unwavering, they are central to our mission, to our impact and to help us better serve our community. We know that having varied perspectives and lived experiences helps generate better ideas to enable a diverse, inclusive and connected community.

Darebin encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of colour. We value people of all abilities and diversity of culture, faith, gender identity and sexual orientation. We welcome unique contributions and perspectives of all people to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities we work with and live in.

About Darebin City Council
Located in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, Darebin City Council is home to one of the largest, most diverse communities in terms of culture, language, religion, socio-economic background, occupation, and housing needs. The city has one of the largest populations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents in metropolitan Melbourne. Our Vision is for a community that works together to advance community life.

About the Role
We are looking for a passionate property professional to join our team and deliver strategic property projects that align to the Community Vision, Council Plan, our Property Strategy, Structure Plans and Breathing Space Strategy.

The role will require a significant understanding of property development, asset management, and project management principles and how they apply to maximise the strategic opportunities that Council are to pursue.

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Urban Planning, Project Management, Property or related discipline
  • Experience in managing complex property projects, strategic planning and property related transactions to achieve strategic outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate strategic projects which require input from the community, Council, staff, consultants and other organisations
  • Substantial experience in managing complex property related matters, including for larger, multi-use development projects
  • Project management experience including managing multi-disciplinary teams

As a progressive leader in Local Government, Darebin City Council is passionate about social inclusion, sustainability, engagement and service excellence. We are proud of the diversity of our workforce and recognise the strength this provides in meeting the needs of the community we serve. We are committed to upholding a positive and supportive work environment that values the contribution of all employees and treats all employees with dignity and respect.

We offer a range of benefits to our employees including opportunities for personal and professional development, flexible work practices, Employee Assistance Program, recognition and reward program - Appreciate Great and a variety of generous paid and unpaid leave options.

How to Apply
If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please submit your resume and application addressing the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description.

We’re also happy to adjust our recruitment process to support your accessibility needs.

Contact Greg Phippen, Coordinator Property Services on 03 8470 8680 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close on Wednesday 3rd November at 11.30pm.

The Darebin City Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. Darebin is committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, and thorough ‘Safety Screening’ processes apply.

To work at Darebin City Council, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, a Victorian Employee Working with Children Check and comply with Child Safety standards. All employees are required to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check and may be required to complete a Functional Health Assessment.

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