Executive Manager Development Facilitation - City of Ballarat

Job Title: Executive Manager Development Facilitation - City of Ballarat
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ballarat, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2010-101617_1602541630
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 13, 2020 09:27

Job Description

  • Balance lifestyle with career in beautiful Ballarat
  • Strategic leadership opportunity
  • Exciting time to join the City of Ballarat as they embark on a period of change

Have you ever thought about working in a picturesque and evolving regional Victorian centre? Balance lifestyle and career in the City of Ballarat!

About the City of Ballarat

The City of Ballarat, 100km west of Melbourne's CBD is one of the largest inland regional cities in the country. Ballarat is uniquely located with easy access to Melbourne, Geelong and Bendigo and is the Western Victorian capital for a region of 250,000 people.

The City of Ballarat has a growing economy that attracts and retains innovative businesses, employs a highly skilled workforce and attracts new residents whilst promoting the city's unique heritage and vibrant cultural life. It has all the services, retail and entertainment opportunities you'd find in a capital city but with a relaxed country attitude. With affordable housing at a fraction of Melbourne prices and an energetic and progressive leadership team, now is a great time to join the City of Ballarat in this exciting leadership role.

The role

Reporting to the newly appointed Director Development and Growth, the Manager Development Facilitation will form a key member of the team, providing strategic and empowering leadership of the Traffic and Transport; Development Facilitation; Airport Management; Growth and Development and Statutory Planning operations. You will play an integral role in commercialising the Ballart airport and in taking the division through an innovative period of change to enhance the utilisation of technology. Furthermore, you will work collaboratively across Council to form relationships and influence outcomes while forming credible relationships with your external stakeholder groups including state government agencies, determining authorities and developers.

About you

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, the City of Ballarat are seeking an engaging, innovative and strategic leader who has experience and a strong understanding of DCP (Development Contribution Plan) and Statutory Planning in a local government or statutory planning environment. You are adept at forming credible and collaborative relationships (including through virtual means) with your internal and external stakeholders. You pride yourself on your innovative thinking and ability to drive efficiencies specifically through the use of technology. Furthermore, you are highly regarded for your exceptional people leadership and ability to cultivate high performing teams.

To Apply

Please click on the apply now button to upload your CV. (Note a covering letter is not required). To obtain a copy of the position description, please download: For any additional questions, please contact Seamus Scanlon on 0455 118 868 or Melanie Pecanek on 0408 898 734.

The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for.