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Director City Infrastructure

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Friday, 28 August 2020 - 5:00pm

Warrnambool - A cosmopolitan city by the sea


The City of Warrnambool, located on the spectacular south west coast of Victoria, 3 hours’ drive from Melbourne, is the largest city in southwest Victoria. We are the major regional centre for healthcare, education, professional services and sport and culture in the region

Warrnambool is one of Victoria’s fastest growing regional communities and a leading advocate for the South West region. Our region is recognised as a premier tourist destination both nationally and internationally with significant projected growth in the next 10 years. Economic progression is a key enabler of regional prosperity with Warrnambool requiring significant infrastructure improvement to support population growth projections.

Council is now seeking to appoint an energetic and dynamic Director of City Infrastructure to lead the City Infrastructure Directorate.

Reporting to the Chief Executive you will be responsible for policy development, strategic planning and the delivery of an extensive range of services and projects throughout the community. You will be a key contributor to the Executive Leadership Team and council.

The ability to foster a dynamic culture within your team through engaging leadership and communication is essential to this role. Equally the establishment of key partnerships with external and internal stakeholders will be critical to the success of our major infrastructure projects.

Your track record of leading a team that embraces engagement, innovation and community focused service delivery will be highly regarded within a Local Government or related context. You will preferably have a relevant tertiary qualification, along with strong financial management, communication and strategic thinking skills and a proven ability to translate strategy and policy into deliverable outcomes.

An attractive remuneration package for this role is being offered including a performance based contract of up to five years.

In addition to an attractive remuneration package, we offer a good work/life balance, and challenging and rewarding work in a collaborative and supportive team.


Please refer to the position description on our website to address the key selection criteria.
Applications close 5.00pm 28th August 2020.
Further Enquiries: Simon Fleming, Manager Organisation Development on 03 5559 4469 or sfleming [at] warrnambool [dot] vic [dot] gov [dot] au



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