Manager Development Services (aka Statutory Planning)

Job Title: Manager Development Services (aka Statutory Planning)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-1807-90181_1532651884
Contact Name: Melanie Pecanek
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 27, 2018 16:51

Job Description

The City of Bayside, located in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne, is a municipality renowned for its natural and built environments, beautiful beaches and commitment to their community and staff. Home to over 100,000 residents with a projected growth to 113,000 residents by 2026, the City of Bayside is currently exploring major developments and new technologies to further support their staff and the community into the future and to "make Bayside a better place". Now is an exciting time to join the City of Bayside.

Reporting to the Director City Planning and Community Services, the Manager Development Services will be instrumental in managing the Departments move to a digital / paperless process with the aim of putting Bayside at the forefront of high quality planning processes. Furthermore the Manager Development Services will be responsible for providing empowering leadership to enhance team performance and customer service output to enhance positive experiences for their community. This is a high profile role in Council with the responsibility of providing concise, succinct and factual reports to the Councillors. Furthermore, the Manager Development Services will be tasked with building stronger partnerships and collaboration across all of Council and with external stakeholders and community groups.

Bayside City Council is seeking a confident, empowering and analytical Manager who has proven technical expertise in Statutory Planning / Development Planning within Local Government. Furthermore, Bayside is seeking a leader who will genuinely add value to their organisation and who has recognised success in change management and in developing and implementing customer and digital improvement plans to strengthen service delivery. Building and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders will also be key to this role. Tertiary qualifications in Town Planning, Building Surveying or associated fields is expected.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click on the "apply now" button to upload your CV. For further information or for a confidential discussion, please contact Melanie Pecanek (03 9929 9587) or Sharon Ardley (03 9929 9536) who are managing the recruitment of this role on behalf of Bayside City Council.