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Coordinator Strategic Planning- Ltd Ten

About the business and the role

Home to tranquil lakes, pristine beaches and the rugged beauty of the high country, East Gippsland is a Victorian Gem. As a major employer in the region, East Gippsland Shire Council represents the needs of around 45,000 residents and over one million visitors annually across an area of 21,000 square kilometres. The region includes substantial areas of national and state parks, lakes, rivers and coastal wilderness areas and is home to Australia's largest navigable inland water system - the Gippsland Lakes.

Coordinator Strategic Planning

Position overview

This is a full time, limited tenure position, based in Bairnsdale.

The purpose of the role is to coordinate and mentor a multi-disciplinary team responsible for guiding the development and implementation of Council policy and action in respect to a wide range of land use and strategic planning matters.

What you will need to succeed

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Formal qualifications and demonstrated relevant experience.
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of current strategic planning issues, particularly as that relates to the Local Government environment.
  • Specialist knowledge in strategic planning processes and in particular in the development and implementation of strategies and policies.
  • Demonstrated analytical, research and report writing skills as well as the ability to devise innovative solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills in the area of community engagement and working within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Leadership, negotiation and human resource management skills.
  • A current, valid Victorian driver’s licence.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a current Police Check and a Working with Children Check. Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in Australia.

Applications close at 11.59pm on 2 December 2020.

If this sounds like your next career move, please hit the “Apply for this job” button now. 

For a confidential discussion, please contact Nicole Reynolds, Manager Planning, on (03) 5153 9500.

Vacancy Description - Position Description 7714 - Strategic Planning Coordinator.pdf (250 kB)
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