A newly created role to lead development and infrastructure contributions planning to meet the needs of our growing city
$127,641 + 9.5% Superannuation
Temporary up until January 2023
As a leading local government, the City of Melbourne aims to achieve our goal for Melbourne to be a bold, inspirational and sustainable city. Each year we deliver a vast range of projects and programs, designed to ensure we remain one of the world’s most sustainable, accessible and equitable cities.
The City of Melbourne is committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety. We actively support diversity, inclusion and flexibility in our workplace and in turn are seeking people who can demonstrate and display our City of Melbourne values of accountability, integrity, courage, respect for self and others, and the desire to strive for excellence. Together we Make the Difference.
How this position will Make the Difference to City of Melbourne…
Reporting into the Practice Leader, Strategic Planning Policy Implementation, you will be responsible to establish and progress Councils future infrastructure planning and funding program. This will include undertaking economic and financial modelling, and realising development contributions to support delivery of needed community infrastructure and capital works across the municipality.
In addition, you will establish a Development Contributions Plan (DCPs) Program for the City of Melbourne to implement the strategic plans of the organisation and support liveability while the city grows significantly. This includes leading a team to undertake the necessary analysis to establish DCPs/ICPs in the municipality, and establish a best practice approach and process, in accordance with legislation, to facilitate community benefit outcomes.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in a similar type of role, having worked collaboratively across multiple teams on complex projects. You will possess strong project management, analytical and communication skills.
You are a values oriented leader known for your ability to create and lead high performing teams.
You can bring… (Selection criteria)
Ability to demonstrate and display City of Melbourne Values – accountability, integrity, courage, respect for self and others, and striving for excellence
A tertiary qualification in urban planning, land use economics or a relevant profession
Experience across a mix of strategic and social planning, land use economics and financial modelling, development contributions, infrastructure planning roles
Demonstrated ability to lead, develop and motivate a multidisciplinary team
Demonstrated understanding of strategies to enable and manage future growth and urban renewal, and of the relationship between strategic urban planning, economic development
Demonstrated ability to analyse, think and plan strategically, manage complex projects and tasks, and to implement projects on time and to budget.
How to apply…
To apply, please visit www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/careers
Please note, interviews for this role will take place early to mid-January 2020.
The Advertised Close Date and other important information can be found on www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/careers
The City of Melbourne respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land, the Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation and pays respect to their Elders, past and present. We also recognise the strength and value of Aboriginal people and encourage their applications.
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