Manager Economic and Place Development - City of Stonnington

Location Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-2010-101665_1613094066
Posted 20 days ago

We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work. Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we and make it a priority to invest in our people's wellbeing, growth and development.

Reporting to the Director Planning and Place, this role is responsible for the setting the strategic direction for economic and place development across the City, with a focus on showcasing, evolving and growing the destination. You will drive initiatives involving businesses, key stakeholders and the community that deliver growth and prosperity in our local economy. You will work collaboratively with government, business and large private sector organisations to increase visitation, investment and employment. This dynamic, challenging and highly visible role within Council and the community will actively market Stonnington as a thriving, iconic and vibrant destination of choice.

As a passionate and proven leader, you will apply your experience leading projects with a strong public impact. You know how to deliver significant economic improvement to destinations, enabling you to be a key player in building a thriving and sustainable community in Stonnington. Experience within Local Government is not essential, however, you will need the ability to navigate the complexities of Local and State Government to deliver outcomes, and commercial acumen in collaborating with businesses. Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills are essential.

Relevant qualifications in business, destination marketing, economic development or similar is essential.

City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Vanessa Huxley on 0417 708 112.

Work for Stonnington today. Work that matters. People who make a difference.

To apply for this role, please visit and search for the job. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Vanessa Huxley on 0417 708 112.