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Recreation & Open Space Planning Coordinator - Contract

Melbourne - North, Victoria, Australia
Hays - Melbourne - 1930702


Your new organisation

Nillumbik Shire Council needs you! As the Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to shape the recreation and open space areas that influence and impact the entire community. This role is an integral part of the renewed strategic vision of the council to embrace and engage with the community it serves to ensure that common goals and objectives are met.

Your new role

This 12 month contract role sits within the Integrated Strategy Department and has responsibility for the future direction of agile recreation and open space planning projects. As a strong leader you will manage an experienced team to deliver projects that include (but not limited to) masterplans for open space, regional planning activities and the development of strategies and plans that support the delivery of the overarching Council Strategic Vision.

In summary the role will include:

  • Collaborating with the various teams across Council to prepare a clear vision and strategy for recreation facilities that drives investment and development 
  • Building partnerships with the community and all key stakeholders 
  • Integrating planning, project management and community engagement
  • Identifying innovative solutions to deliver sustainable recreation infrastructure and community wellbeing outcomes

This is a multi-faceted role that will see you driving multiple initiatives.

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this role you will have formal qualifications in recreation, leisure, planning or related discipline. You will have a solid understanding of the Victorian Planning Scheme, having ideally worked within a Victorian council in a similar role and have managed large and complex recreation and open space planning and capital projects.

What you'll get in return

This is the ultimate career move. Nillumbik Shire Council is undergoing exciting organisational changes and driving strong collaborative and community focused approaches. You have the opportunity to influence your community in a tangible way, and be rewarded by stepping into a senior leadership role.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Lisa Jessup on 86168408 for a confidential discussion.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Reference Number: 1930702

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