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Coordinator - Design and Services

Coordinator - Design and Services

Job Title: Coordinator - Design and Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia
Reference: 3282514
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Job Published: June 15, 2021 15:17

Job Description

About us
We are committed to working together for a thriving community. We do this by delivering over 130 services to our rapidly growing population and working hard to protect and improve what it is that makes Greater Geelong such a great place to live.  

We’re going through an exciting period of change that will help us serve our community better. From digital modernisation to the contemporary office we’re building in Central Geelong, now more than ever is a great time to join our diverse and inclusive team.

About the Role
In this role, you will lead a team to deliver civil design, management of engineering and cadastral survey, graffiti, street lighting, a livestock truck wash and other service-related initiatives. 

  • Drive a proactive risk management approach to ensure risks are identified, quantified and controlled, and that employees, contractors and the community are protected
  • Coordinate and instil a culture of collaboration across different business units to align with organisational objectives.
  • Manage all aspects of the Unit’s business planning and operational requirements, retaining overall accountability for the Unit’s performance.
  • Develop high-level strategic and operational asset management plans and translate those plans into actionable goals and deliverable outcomes.
  • Provide high level, strategic and comprehensive advice to the Manager Engineering Services and Executive Leadership team and engagement and communication with Councillors and the community on current issues and forward plans
About you  

To be successful in this role, you will have experience leading a team in a complex organisation and have proven experience in Civil design, management and developing long term strategic capital works programs. Experience in infrastructure design from both the private sector and the public sector will be considered with equal value.

You can simultaneously work at the strategic level with senior leaders and external stakeholders and at the operational level to successfully deliver outcomes for the City and the municipality.

  • Experience in project, program and contract management, preferably within a civil engineering and/or local government environment
  • Effective and highly developed communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence a diverse range of stakeholders at all levels
  • High level leadership capability with the ability to foster positive team culture aligned to the organisation purpose and values
  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering is essential, specializing in civil infrastructure design principles and practices enabling certification as a Registered Professional Engineer.

Desired Skills and Experience
As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the benefits of:
  • flexible work arrangements
  • paid parental leave (14 weeks)
  • a healthy and safe environment
  • our employee wellbeing program
  • discounted memberships at Swim Sport and Leisure facilities
  • career development opportunities.
Applications and Enquiries
Public Sector People have been retained to exclusively recruit the Coordinator Infrastructure Planning. To apply, please click the Apply button to submit your application. If you have any questions, or would like to discuss the role further, please contact Marcel at or 0423 668 753.
Applications for the role close January 31st 2022 at 5:00PM AEST

City of Greater Geelong values equal opportunity, fairness and enjoys a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, and people of all other cultural backgrounds.