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Manager Strategy and Program Delivery

Five-year fixed term contract | Attractive salary package

This newly created role will lead the development and delivery of strategy and service planning and has been designed to bring together the many hundreds of projects across the organisation into an aligned strategic program. The Manager will be the essential conduit between stakeholders on key initiatives and lead engagement to ensure the organisation can harness its potential in strategy delivery.

You are an experienced policy professional with a strong track record of delivering strategic outcomes in a complex administrative and political environment. Your key strengths include stakeholder management, consultation, and the ability to bring fragmented projects together in a logical and strategic framework. You are highly resilient, inspire excellence in those around you, and operate with a high level of energy and integrity.

This is a rare opportunity to join the senior leadership team at Victoria’s largest regional municipality and deliver real outcomes for the City.  We want your ideas and suggestions on how we can do business better. We’ll provide the challenge you’ve been looking for and reward you with a generous salary package, great bayside location and excellent working conditions.

Applicants must address the Selection Criteria.

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Enquiries:
Dean Frost | (03) 5272 4250 | dfrost@geelongcity.vic.gov.au
Applications close:
18 September 2015, 05:00 PM
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Magic Meter Elves

Casual | $33.46 per hour

Are you an outgoing and happy person who loves Christmas and interacting with others? If you are, you could be perfect for our Magic Meter Elf team.

Our Elves work throughout the Christmas period greeting motorists and providing cheer to residents, traders and visitors in the Central Geelong area. They are ambassadors for Central Geelong Marketing and play a key role in making a trip into Central Geelong a pleasant and memorable one.

To be chosen as an Elf, you need to show us you are the three E’s – energetic, enthusiastic and entertaining. You also need strong customer service skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people. Previous experience in acting or promotions will be highly regarded.

These are fantastic roles for those looking to earn some extra cash over the Christmas period and who have the flexibility to work a rotating roster between November and December.

Shortlisted candidates may be invited to undertake a preliminary video interview as part of the selection process.

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Enquiries:
Nikki Lenaghan | (03) 5272 4297 | nlenaghan@geelongcity.vic.gov.au
Applications close:
18 September 2015, 05:00 PM
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Project Engineer

Permanent Full Time | $83,837, plus super

The Project Engineer plays a leading role in the successful completion of construction projects across the City. With end-to-end project management responsibility and a focus on safety and cost effectiveness, you will ensure works are delivered to the highest standard and quality.

We are looking for a skilled and qualified engineer with substantial and diverse experience in civil construction. You are strong in all facets of project management, in particular estimating, cost tracking, programming, quality assurance and safety management. Your technical abilities are supported by your knowledge of OHS regulations and high level IT skills. You have excellent issue resolution skills and a level of motivation and enthusiasm that has a positive impact on those around you.

With exposure to a diverse range of projects and the chance to lead multiple crews and jobs, this is a fantastic opportunity for those looking for career growth and personal development.

Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria.

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Enquiries:
David Goldie | (03) 5272 4140 | dgoldie@geelongcity.vic.gov.au
Applications close:
18 September 2015, 05:00 PM
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Team Leader Construction

Permanent Full Time | $53,525, plus super

Our Construction Unit is looking for a team oriented individual to lead a crew in undertaking road and drainage labouring duties.

You have substantial experience in roads and drainage construction and maintenance, a current MR licence and an OHS Construction Induction Card.  You have experience in leading small teams, providing on the job training and allocating tasks.

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Enquiries:
Neil Schryver | (03) 5272 4923 | nschryver@geelongcity.vic.gov.au
Applications close:
11 September 2015, 05:00 PM
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Linking Learning Project Officer

Temporary Part Time | $83,837 (pro rata), plus super

The Whittington Linking Learning Project is a funded project aiming to enhance children’s learning through establishing partnerships with early childhood services, primary schools, families and community services.

This is a maternity leave replacement appointment that will continue the development, coordination and implementation of the project for a period of 12 months. It provides a unique chance to work with a broad range of local community groups and our dynamic Family Services team in a joint commitment to reducing disadvantage and enhancing opportunities for children.

You will provide leadership to the project working group, support service providers in implementing community initiatives, and drive change practices to achieve better outcomes for children.

You have a sound understanding of early childhood development, including the challenges faced by vulnerable children and families. You have demonstrated experience in project management and developing collaborative working relationships with stakeholders. You have a track record for implementing effective change management practices and are innovative, creative, and inspire the cooperation and buy-in of others.

This is a temporary part-time position working approximately 45 hours per fortnight for 12 months.

Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria.

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Enquiries:
Cathy Gordon | 4819 | cgordon@geelongcity.vic.gov.au
Applications close:
04 September 2015, 05:00 PM
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