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Senior Strategic Planner

Senior Strategic Planner

Job Title: Senior Strategic Planner
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Location: Australia, Melbourne
Industry: Architecture and Design
Reference: 3261009
Contact Name: Emma Murphy
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Job Published: April 29, 2021

Job Description

Public Sector People are recruiting a Senior Strategic Planner (Band 7) for a busy growth area council. This is a fixed term contract through until 30th June 2022, you will be employed directly by council and have all the benefits of a permanent position.
You will play a pivotal role in the strategic planning team, project manage and co-ordinate the review, monitoring and development of existing and new precinct structure plans, urban design frameworks, local policies and other strategic projects.
You will be joining a team of eight who foster a culture of collaboration and teamwork. You will be supported by management who will provide the tools you need to succeed and empower you to grow and develop. You will be exposed to working and leading the large and varied projects that a fringe council can offer.
Did you enter Urban Planning to drive and create change? This role offers you the opportunity to do just that, and right at the coal face.

Requirements include:
  • A recognised tertiary qualification in Town Planning or a related discipline.
  • Substantial and demonstrated experience in a broad range of strategic planning projects and policy development including a demonstrated knowledge of planning issues associated with growth areas.
  • Experience in undertaking community consultation on a range of strategic planning projects.
Benefits include:
  • Opportunity to drive change in a busy fringe council.
  • Flexible working arrangements. Choose what works for you!
  • Fixed term contract until at least June 2022, likely to go beyond.
  • Join a team committed to developing and empowering their staff.
  • Band 7 salary 
  • This could suit a Band 6 planner seeking a step up, or an experienced planner who wants to be involved in a leading role.
For a confidential discussion regarding this position and other 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.

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