Federation Council

Manager Planning & Development

Posted: 30 Mar
Closes: 30 Jun


Federation Council is seeking a passionate and motivated Manager Planning and Development to manage and lead the delivery of high-quality Planning, Development and Building Control services.

Summary of Role

  • Manage Council’s Planning, Development and Building Control services including strategic land use planning, in accordance with Government legislation and Council requirements
  • Leadership of a highly motivated team
  • Reports to the Director Development & Environmental Services

This role will give you the opportunity to showcase your knowledge and experience in relation to urban and regional planning matters along with managing the Council areas compliance activities inclusive of building, Plumbing and Local Approvals, applying them in a constructive and proactive manner with the customer at the heart of the teams approach.   In the carrying out of your duties and activities you will ensure prompt, accurate and cost-effective service delivery and efficient implementation of legislative and regulatory compliance.

You will be performing in a strategic and operational capacity and be responsible for the development and implementation of strategic plans, programs, policies and procedures, and operational performance specific to the planning and development areas.

A key component of the position will be to enhance Council’s public image through responsive and effective liaison and communication with the community, Developers, State Government Departments and other internal and external stakeholders.

Therefore we are seeking an individual that has experience working in small and large teams, has an excellent customer service ethos, an understanding and previous experience mentoring staff and leading by example. Your values should closely align with Council’s values (Embracing Change, Quality Outcomes, Accountability, Collaboration, Customer Focus), and you will thrive on the opportunity to drive collaboration, innovation and enthusiasm.