Manager City Strategy

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Work type: Full time - Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Management, Community

Manager City Strategy

Attractive remuneration package (experience based)

Fixed term contract - maximum 5 Years

  • Join a progressive Inner-City Council
  • Deliver great outcomes for the community
  • Hybrid work arrangements available

Located only 5km from the Melbourne CBD, the City of Yarra is a popular destination to live, work and visit. The area has abundant natural beauty and heritage, sustainable transport options, retail and entertainment precincts, and exciting arts and cultural attractions. Yarra’s neighbourhoods are distinct, each offering something a little different for people to enjoy. The City is a vibrant, safe and inclusive environment, celebrating and embracing diversity and connection to each other and to land.

Reporting to the Director Planning & Place Making, the Manager City Strategy will provide inspirational leadership to the City Strategy team, across Strategic Planning, Economic Development, Urban Design, and Open Space Planning & Design. The role will be instrumental in contributing to the overall success of Council now and into the future, through the development and implementation of strategies and policies that address population growth and provide positive social, environmental, economic and amenity outcomes. The Manager will collaboratively partner with both internal and external stakeholders to influence outcomes and deliver innovative projects, ensuring high quality and environmentally sustainable public realm and private investment outcomes.

To be successful in this role you will bring proven leadership and planning expertise, ideally in a inner city environment, either within local government or an aligned sector. You will be adept at forming credible and collaborative relationships, including Government departments and agencies, community groups, peers, and other key stakeholders. You pride yourself on your strong consultation, presentation, and communication skills, and ability to develop and inspire great outcomes from your team. With a tertiary degree in Urban Design/Planning or a related discipline, you will be politically astute and have a sound understanding of the economic, environmental and social dynamics of an inner metro community.

This is an exciting opportunity to bring new energy and diversity of thinking to a well-established portfolio. To view the PD, copy and paste this link: https://bit.ly/3VWVZOa

This recruitment is being managed by Davidson, to apply please follow the below link only:

Manager City Strategy - City of Yarra (davidsonwp.com)

For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Vanessa Huxley on 0417 708 112 or Carla Bent on 0422 582 992 from Davidson.

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