Hawkesbury City Council
Manager Community Planning and Partnerships

Posted: 04 Apr
Closes: 22 Apr
Windsor, New South Wales


Be passionate. Be progressive. Hawkesbury
City Council.

  • Salary
    negotiable + Super
  • Full Time
    / 19 Day Month + On-Site Parking
  • Discount
    Gym Membership

Hawkesbury City Council is the largest local government area in
metropolitan NSW covering 2,800 square kilometres, incorporating both urban and
rural communities. We are committed to
working together to deliver outcomes for the community through innovation and
best practice.

The Role

Reporting to the Director of City Planning and based in Windsor,
this role leads the work of the Community Planning and
Partnerships Branch to achieve the goals within Council’s Corporate Plans and facilitates planning
for local community services.

The branch you will lead ;

  • Develops plans to promote inclusion, community well-being & health;
  • Builds resilience through strengthening
    community partnerships;
  • Delivers programs that aim to create connected neighbourhoods, and;
  • Seeks to attract external investment to
    enhance local service provision.

About You

You will have highly developed communication and interpersonal
skills and the ability to understand and interpret legislation. You will have
demonstrated leadership experience and will be adept at coaching and developing
teams to successfully deliver outcomes. You
will have the ability to promote and represent the Council and its
opportunities to the community and associated organisations and have strong
analytical skills and the ability to influence and be an effective


  • Tertiary
    qualifications in Human Services, Social Sciences, Business, Management or
    related field and/or relevant industry experience
  • Demonstrated experience in operations management
    within the human services sector.
  • Extensive knowledge
    and practical experience of strategic and business planning activities in the
    human services area and strong project management capabilities.
  • Experience in the design and delivery of authentic
    community engagement strategies particularly for vulnerable and hard-to-reach
    population groups.
  • Experience and Knowledge in providing strong
    leadership to professional people within a multi-disciplinary setting and a
    proven ability to manage a diverse range of functions and programs
  • Demonstrated experience in working in partnership
    with community sector, government agencies and private sector and a proven
    capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with key internal and
    external stakeholders.
  • Class C Drivers
  • Working with
    Children Check


An attractive salary will be negotiated with the successful
applicant commensurate with qualification, skills, and experience. There are
great benefits and opportunities to working with Hawkesbury Council, including:

  • 15-days sick leave
  • Rostered Day Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Great working environment
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Tertiary Education Assistance
  • Health and Wellbeing Program
  • Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • Employee Reward and Recognition program
  • Employee Performance Review and Planning
  • Corporate Rate Gym Membership - Oasis Leisure
  • Social Club - BBQs, Christmas parties, raffles
    and activities
  • Employee Assistance Program for employees and
    their family

To Apply

For further position details, including the selection criteria and
how to apply, visit our website or call Council’s People and Development Team
on 02 4560 4444.

Applications close Sunday, 21 April 2024

Applicants who do not address the selection criteria may not be considered
for this position.

note that the canvassing of Councillors in relation to these matters will
automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.