Manager Development Assessment

Job Title: Manager Development Assessment
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Proserpine, Queensland
Classification: Planning and Development
Client: Whitsunday Regional Council
Reference: 1801
Job Published: 13 May 2022
Closing Date: 06 Jun 2022

Job Description

Manager Development Assessment
Whitsunday Regional Council | Proserpine, Qld

  • Apply your expert development assessment skills
  • Lead a team and contribute to positive regional growth
  • Live and work on the doorstep of the Great Barrier Reef

Whitsunday Regional Council is seeking a Manager Development Assessment to manage the overall operations of the Development Assessment department.

Reporting to the Director Development Services, the Manager Development Assessment will ensure the effective and efficient delivery of Council's strategic and operational plans.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage Council's Development Assessment program of work in accordance with Council's Corporate Plan and legislative requirements.
  • Build a high-performance team who are results orientated and focused on delivering outstanding customer service to Council's stakeholder groups.
  • Develop highly effective internal and external stakeholder relationships.
  • Provide professional advice to support Council's representation at tribunals and forums.

Personal Attributes and Qualifications Required:

  • Substantial experience in a similar role in Local Government, or a role within another industry sector that will enable the transition of skills to Local Government.
  • Experience leading and building a high-performance development assessment team.
  • Advanced ability to effectively engage with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Highly developed communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills, including demonstrated interpersonal, oral and written ability with a solution focused mindset.
  • Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant discipline.

Council is offering a competitive remuneration package and 12% superannuation. You will have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in an organisation that values its people and provides excellent community services to the local region.

How to apply

Please download the candidate information pack to view the position description and selection criteria before submitting your application.

Applications close 5pm on Monday 6 June 2022.