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Planning Coordinator

Planning Coordinator

Job Title: Planning Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Regional VIC
Reference: 3335399
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Job Published: October 05, 2021 14:17

Job Description

The Position- Planning Coordinator
Public Sector People is proudly and exclusively partnering with Moira Shire Council to appoint a Planning Coordinator reporting directly to the Manager Building, Planning and Regulatory Services.

The position of Coordinator Planning plays a critical role in shaping the policy and planning outcomes for our region. An accomplished leader of people and teams, you will be key in building a customer focused and quality team to ensure we provide genuine consultation and support to our community across all areas of planning. You will have the opportunity to build relationships with stakeholders both internal and external and will drive the team to the next level of delivery and engagement as we strive for excellence in a complex planning environment.

The purpose of the role is responsible for leadership of Council’s Strategic Planning, Land Use, Planning and Subdivision functions.
Accountable to the Manager Planning Building and Regulatory Services for ensuring the achievement of corporate and departmental objectives in regard to the following functional areas:
  • Land Use (Statutory) Planning;
  • Strategic Planning;
  • Subdivisions.
You will be provided with the opportunity to develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure all statutory functions and advice is delivered in a friendly, empathetic and professional manner. You will drive high-performance, innovation and provide a can-do service to all stakeholders.

You will understand the challenges facing the Moira community and the local government sector and have a clear commitment to improving the overall liveability for the community now and into the future. You will be an ambitious and collaborative leader who brings an appetite for innovation.

This is a high-profile appointment that will give you the opportunity to collaborate with the wider organisation in our delivery of key services to our region.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, including the ability to display empathy, be flexible and dependable whilst demonstrating a commitment to continuous improvement. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate an aptitude to resolve problems and think critically

Moira Shire Council
Moira Shire Council is an innovative and progressive local government organisation committed to serving the needs of communities across a large regional shire located on the Murray River almost 3 hours north of Melbourne.

Extending from the iconic Barmah Forest along the Murray River our region includes four major towns - Cobram, Numurkah, Nathalia and Yarrawonga, one of Victoria’s most popular holiday destinations.

The area’s warm Mediterranean climate, appealing natural environment and location means Moira is home to agricultural, horticultural, viticultural and tourism operations. Such attractions include wineries, historic homesteads, galleries, craft shops, licensed clubs, water sports, fishing, beaches, forests, lakes, rivers and wetlands.

Moira prides themselves on their friendly environment and offer:
  • A family friendly workplace that live by our values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, Honesty and Teamwork
  • The opportunity for flexible work arrangements
  • Attractive salary and the ability to salary package
  • Onsite physiotherapist and a health and wellbeing consultant
  • Career progression and professional development
  • Discounted corporate gym membership
Senior Executive Officer/Senior Officer depending on skills and experience.
Applications close on Tuesday November 2nd 2021
Public Sector People has been Retained as an exclusive recruitment partner for this assignment. All enquiries to: Marcel Lafontaine – or M – 0423 668 753


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