Manager Strategic Planning

Camden Council Full Time Permanent 4/01/2019

Not only is Camden the fastest growing LGA in NSW, it is also one of the most exciting and evolving organisations to work for, particularly if you are looking for a challenging and strategically focussed career which delivers tangible results for the community all whilst working in a flexible, contemporary environment.

Be a part of shaping new places and building new communities.

Manager Strategic Planning

The position currently has responsibilities for the specific outcomes and the functional responsibilities of:

  •  Strategic Planning – Land Use and Growth Centres
  •  LEP Review

To be successful you will need a successful track record in management, the ability to lead and motivate a team of professionals to deliver a variety of programs, appropriate qualifications and experience and the ability to demonstrate a broad understanding of the provision of contemporary services and facilities to an astute and growing population.


  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant field and/or extensive demonstrated experience in Strategic Planning
  • Demonstrated people management skills with the ability to lead, manage and motivate multidisciplinary teams with a commitment to high standards of performance
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Strategic Planning, including strategic and land use planning within a growth area and developer contributions.
  • Proven ability to understand and assess complex technical issues, and write clear, concise reports that provide recommendations based on assessment
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing annual budgets, proven high level project planning skills, ability to maintain and control expenditure within a budget and deliver projects on time.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with and deliver agreed outcomes on behalf of internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills, negotiation and conflict resolution skills, and demonstrated experience in dealing with community members
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Extensive experience in planning and work review, process improvement and quality with a strong focus on strategic outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply EEO, WHS and ethical practice principles and to act with probity at all times. 


  • Post graduate qualifications in management
  • Previous experience and/or knowledge of the Local Government environment


 An attractive salary package commensurate with this senior position will be offered to the successful applicant.

 Further Information: Nicole Magurren, Director Planning and Environment on 4654 7721

 Closing Date: 21 January 2019

 How to Apply: For the above positions visit our website for a Job Description and full details