Manager Planning and Development

Manager Planning and Development

Job Title: Manager Planning and Development
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Narrabri, New South Wales
Salary: Generous Package incl Use of Vehicle
Reference: 1902
Contact Name: Belinda Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 12, 2022 17:02

Job Description

Manager Planning and Development
Narrabri Shire Council | NSW

  • Lead Planning and Development for an award-winning council
  • Support once in a generation growth and investment in the region
  • Excellent remuneration + private use vehicle

Narrabri Shire Council is seeking a Manager Planning and Development to lead the planning assessment and urban design functions of Council in line with Council's corporate goals and organisational priorities.

Reporting to the Director Planning and Strategy the Manager Planning and Development will play a key role in overseeing land use planning including the preparation of urban design masterplans for town centres, and strategic plans for the Local Government Area in line with Council's goals and priorities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and develop a team of specialists in strategic and statutory planning, management of development applications and building compliance.
  • Ensure Council complies with legislation and relevant policies and procedures.
  • Develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders.

Experience, Qualifications and Attributes

  • Extensive knowledge and experience of strategic and statutory planning, urban design principles, building and construction management.
  • Proven senior leadership experience and staff management skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in financial and budget management.
  • Tertiary qualifications in town planning, urban design, or related discipline.

Narrabri is experiencing a once-in-a-generation investment boom, with $7B in projects across gas, agriculture, clean energy, and inland rail. The Manager Planning and Development will play an important role in stakeholder engagement, shaping the organisation's response to growth and development.

Narrabri Shire Council is an organisation that values its people, its community and provides high quality services to the local region. Council is offering a competitive remuneration package with excellent additional benefits.

How to apply

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

Applications close 5pm Monday 8 August 2022.

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