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Manager of Planning & Development

Manager of Planning & Development

Job Title: Manager of Planning & Development
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Location: Australia, Melbourne
Industry: Architecture and Design
Reference: 3275591
Contact Name: Emma Murphy
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Job Published: May 28, 2021

Job Description

Public Sector People are recruiting a Manager of Planning & Development for a regional council, easily commutable from Melbourne.
To be successful in this role, you will be a strong team leader, you will be supported by three Coordinators who have excellent technical expertise for you to tap into.  Council are looking for a strong leader who can support the director and work independently to lead their unit.

You will be required to have some attendance in the office, balanced with working from home. This is a good opportunity for a Manager who is looking for an opportunity to work with a large and busy team, or a seasoned Coordinator ready to step into a Manager level role.

This is a six month contract, covering a period of leave but may be extended.

Requirements include:
  • Tertiary qualification in Town Planning, Urban Studies, Environmental Planning or related discipline.
  • Five plus years’ relevant experience, preferably in local government.
  • People management experience.  
Benefits include:
  • Band 8 role with attractive hourly rate.
  • Work in a council undergoing substantial growth with a variety of planning issues to challenge you.
  • Six month contract, great opportunity for someone to gain some Managerial experience.
For a confidential discussion regarding this position and other planning opportunities within Metropolitan and Regional Victoria, please contact Emma Murphy at PSP on (03) 8535 3111.  
Alternatively, please e-mail your current resume in Word format using the link below.