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Reference Number 13533
Position Title Manager - Development, Planning and Property
Employment Type Contract (CEO, GM or BM)
Location Spence Street
Minimum Award/Classification  
Maximum Award/Classification  
Roster Pattern Contract 
Position Summary

Manager - Development, Planning and Property

  • Lead a dynamic, agile and customer focused team
  • Unique opportunity to shape the future long-term growth of the world renowned Cairns Region
  • Diverse portfolio responsible for development, strategic planning, sustainability, property, licensing and cemeteries

Don't miss your opportunity to play a pivotal role in leading Council's Development, Planning and Property Branch. 

Cairns Regional Council is working hard to build a vibrant city to maintain our enviable tropical lifestyle and to ensure the city will thrive, be sustainable and attractive into the future. In this role you will lead a diverse and high performing team that are responsible for a diverse range of policy and approval matters, engaging with a broad range of stakeholders across the region. 

The successful applicant will possess advanced communication skills and high-level negotiation and conflict resolution abilities, have a strong achievement and action orientation, demonstrate technical competencies and an ongoing commitment to personal growth and ethical behaviour.  The successful candidate will also set high standards and have a strong client focus pursuing the delivery quality services.  This position will also be required to focus on continuous improvement providing strong change management leadership to team within the Branch.

The successful candidate will have a background in the fields of urban planning, development, property, project management, strategy development and growth management, including an ability to work across a variety of disciplines at a strategic level. The successful candidate will also hold tertiary qualifications relevant to these fields.

A strong focus on ensuring efficiency of operations and creating a positive workforce culture centred on quality client service and high performance is required.

To apply, please download a copy of the information kit. Please ensure you address the key selection criteria as detailed in the position description.

Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Current copy of your Resume
  • Statements addressing the key selection criteria

Applications close: Monday, 19 April 2021

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a Bachelor Degree in an applicable field or equivalent business knowledge relevant to this position?
Essential: Do you have a current and valid C Class Drivers' Licence or above?
Essential: Do you have eligibility / the right to work in Australia?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 19/04/2021
Position Description
Information Kit - Manager Development Planning and Property #13533.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AEST) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.