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Position Details

Team Leader Planning Support

Applications close 18/10/2020

  • Salary: $86k - $93k per annum + Monthly ADO + Superannuation
  • Temporary Full Time
  • Lead a talented team within a progressive inner Melbourne Council
We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work. Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we make it a priority to invest in our people’s wellbeing, growth and development.

We are currently seeking a Team Leader Planning Support who will have skills in leadership and developing teams and relationships through the use of strong communication and relationship building skills both internally and externally at Council.

You will oversee the day-to-day operation of the Planning Support Team including the coordination of resources and systems, management and monitoring of staffing levels and coordination of leave and rosters. Additionally you’ll be responsible for analysing statistics, monitoring the performance of the unit, identifying areas for improvement and coordinating regular team meetings and team building initiatives.

In leading a vital unit of Council, we’re looking for someone with:

- Demonstrated people management expertise with evidence of experience in developing cohesive and effective teams
- Excellent customer service skills with experience in handling complex and sometimes difficult customer situations
- A creative and forward thinking mind with experience in process improvement and innovation
- Effective methods for creating strong relationships both internally and externally

City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council's Recruitment Officer on 8920 1165.

Work for Stonnington today. Work that matters. People who make a difference.

Submitting your application

We are no longer using Position Descriptions or Key Selection Criteria. Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you can ‘deliver’ the aspects of the role and that you have got what is needed to ‘thrive’. These are the top two sections in the Success Profile below. You do not need to have a heading of each point or address each point individually. Recommended no more than 2 pages for your cover letter.

If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to discuss an alternative application process please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition Team 8290 1333.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

For further information on how to apply contact the Council’s Recruitment Officer on Ph: 03 8290 1333.
For position related queries, please contact Lana McLean on Ph: 82901392

Success Profile

Position Descriptions
PD - Team Leader Planning Support 2020.pdf

The Inherent Requirements for this position can be found here. Please note this document must be read prior to applying for the vacancy.

City of Stonnington has a Workplace Adjustments Policy. Please contact Council’s Talent Acquisition Team on 82980 1333 for a copy