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Director Planning and Environment

Location: NSW
Work Type: Full Time contract
  • Drive transformational change
  • Creative solutions focus
  • Achieve work/life balance

Goulburn is Australia's first inland city and a thriving regional centre rich in heritage and natural beauty, combining the benefits of city services with a country lifestyle. Recently rated the 8th most liveable regional city in Australia for families, the community is a vibrant mix of government, commercial, residential and agricultural environments and home to almost 30,000 residents. Goulburn is ideally located, being 2 hours from Sydney, less than 1 hour from Canberra and just over 1.5 hours to the coast.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Director Planning & Environment will be responsible for all of Council's broader regional strategic planning imperatives, whilst driving a transformational change agenda to achieve planning and development outcomes which maximise value for Council, the community and applicants.

This is an excellent opportunity for a progressive, outcome oriented leader, capable of driving a culture of performance, continuous improvement, innovation and accountability within a professional team. High level negotiation and communication skills, a passion for service excellence and an ability to identify creative solutions for complex matters with competing demands is essential.

Stakeholder management skills together with strong commercial acumen and a common-sense approach will be critical to your success. You will be an integral member of the Executive Management Team providing inspirational leadership to staff and therefore will require a track record of success at senior management level, together with relevant tertiary qualifications.

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated. To apply and download a comprehensive information pack, visit and enter 136704 in the job search function. For a confidential discussion, please call Susanne Lyall or Matthew McArthur on (02) 9277 7000.

Applications close 5pm Monday 28 May.

136704 Posted On:23/05/2018