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Senior Strategic Planner - Contract

Melbourne - West, Victoria, Australia
Hays - Melbourne - 1998126
  • BOOST your career in planning, be part of INNOVATIVE PROJECTS
  • Take on a role which will STRENGTHEN your planning career

Immediate start for council contract job in the west, 3-months with possible extension

Your new company

This council located in the west is seeking a Band 7 Strategic Planner who will be responsible for providing senior advice and project direction to team members and clients. The council has a diverse and vibrant community and is committed to community wellbeing through democracy, sustainable growth and opportunity for all.

A key strategy objective for this council is urban growth through creation of a city that facilities change while respecting diversity. The council has strategic initiatives aligned to liveability and transport through providing well designed places and advocating for a functional, sustainable and safe bike and pedestrian-friendly transport system that meets the communities needs.

Your new role
In this role you will prepare policies and strategies that supports council’s planning directions in accordance with council and statutory requirements. You will assist the Coordinator and Manager of Strategic Planning with preparing annual work programs, budgets and implementing planning policies and strategic projects and lead project teams established within the Council organisation.

What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will have a tertiary qualification in Urban Planning or related discipline and strategic planning experience, preferably within local government. A thorough understanding of the Victorian planning legislation framework is essential. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

What you'll get in return
This role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to work with an experienced management team and work on exciting, new urban development projects. The role offers a competitive hourly rate and a great working environment.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Gabriel Kaufmann on

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on (03) 9642 4066 for a confidential discussion on your career.

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