Key leadership role to establish a vision for shaping our city’s future
Senior Officer Contract up to five years
Salary commencing from $192,695 Total Employment Package
We are the City of Melbourne, a City of possibility and place to be bold and inspirational.
We are rapidly transforming to meet the evolving challenges faced by a global city. With a vision of being a leading organisation for a leading capital city, our mission is to create positive impact for our community. Each day, we work with passion and purpose so that together we achieve incredible things.
Together we Make the Difference
How this position will Make the Difference to City of Melbourne…
As the Director City Strategy, you will lead a talented team of people responsible for the development and implementation of innovative processes, policies and strategies that guide the future urban planning and development across our great city. This will include the promotion of urban planning and development that is bold, inspirational and sustainable, and reflective of the ambitions of the Melbourne community as espoused in the current Council Plan.
Through effective collaboration with stakeholders across City of Melbourne, and with State Government and other relevant agencies, you will establish a vision for shaping our city’s future. You will deliver the inspirational and sustainable planning and built form outcomes, including transportation and community infrastructure, that are expected by our community and Council
You will be an exceptional strategic thinker with proven leadership and commercial astuteness with a track record in leading change within a complex, political and high profile organisation. With strong commercial acumen, you will have proven financial, governance, asset and program management experience with a commitment to building a positive organisational culture.
The successful candidate will be a contemporary leader with the ability to drive change from a business and people perspective. With a focus on driving an improvement agenda for the organisation and the City. You will have a track record of developing and meeting strategic, operational and budgetary objectives, coupled with demonstrated leadership in a multi-faceted, complex environment. Excellent communication skills, a capacity to foster sustainable partnerships and a track record of delivering outcomes involving multiple stakeholders are essential.
This position is offered under a Senior Officer Contract up to five years.
By joining us, you will become part of a remarkable team who work in a constructive and inclusive culture to shape the future of this city. Together, we champion difference, celebrate achievement and recognise positive impact.
To view the role and physical requirements of this position, please visit https://melbourne.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=t7rf2StSOe4=&jbc=ere, refer to reference number 17996.
How to apply…
As part of the online application form you are required to:
- attach your resume
- attach a separate cover letter (no more than one page), outlining your skills and experience
- respond to the following application questions, which will appear as part of the application form:
- What inspired you to apply to this role? (no more than 500 words)
- What capabilities will you bring to the role? (no more than 500 words)
- How will you transform your workforce to work in a constructive culture? (no more than 500 words)
- What are your salary expectations?
Please address your covering letter to Evan Counsel, General Manager Strategy, Planning and Climate Change.
Applications will be accepted up until 11:45pm Sunday 4 July 2021.
The position description for this role will not be provided at this stage of application.
For those interested in working with us, the City of Melbourne offers a great range of benefits.
City of Melbourne is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity. Our commitment is for our people to be safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people regardless of their gender identity and expression, ethnicity, cultural background, sexual orientation, disability and age. We look for the right values, skills and knowledge to build our capabilities so that we can best deliver for our community.