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Manager Strategic Projects

Location: QLD
Work Type: Full Time permanent/Term Contract
  • Key strategic role
  • Total project lifecycle – concept to design
  • Exceptional lifestyle options

Located 360kms north of Brisbane, the Bundaberg region covers over 6,000 square kilometres and its’ 100,000+ residents enjoy one of Australia’s most attractive lifestyles with a unique combination of offshore, coastal, city and rural environments and a year-round sub- tropical climate. Bundaberg City is the provincial hub of this vibrant region and is home to a thriving economy based on horticulture, manufacturing, tourism and services.

Reporting directly to the newly created role of Executive Director, you will be a key member of a strategic team responsible for a broad range of economic development projects including planning, urban/landscape design, architecture and social and cultural development. Project scoping, budget setting and monitoring, workflow and resource management and risk evaluation will all be areas of focus, likewise project team management and direction.

Tertiary qualified in a relevant discipline, you will have an extensive background in multi-faceted project management which will include hands-on involvement at all key touchpoints – from research, evaluation and design to development, implementation and measurement. Qualifications in Prince2, PMBOK or PMP while not essential would be highly regarded. A true strategic focus will be required so you must have excellent analytical skills and the ability to quickly engage and influence across a broad range of stakeholders.

Ideally your experience will be a combination of public and private sector large project delivery, with Local Government experience desired, but not essential.

This is a rare opportunity to combine both your career and lifestyle aspirations with a contemporary-thinking Council located in one of Australia’s most attractive regions. Excellent financial rewards round out this truly amazing opportunity to deliver change across the community.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, visit and enter reference number 134882 in the search box to access a candidate pack and instructions.

Applications must contain a CV and response to Selection Criteria (no more than 2 pages)

For a confidential discussion please call Julie Ford on (07) 3211 9700.

Applications close Monday 7th August 2017.

134882 Posted On:14/08/2017