Executive Manager Planning / Development – Whitsunday Regional Council – Mackay

Whitsunday Region
Permanent Full Time,Contract Permanent

Executive Manager – Planning & Development


Executive Contract

10 day fortnight

$120,000 – $130,000

The Whitsunday Regional Council is situated at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.  The region encompasses the 74 tropical Whitsunday Islands, the coastal towns of Cannonvale, Airlie Beach, Jubilee Pocket, Shute Harbour and Bowen along with the rural towns of Proserpine and Collinsville.  The Whitsunday region offers a dynamic environment and is Perfectly Placed to live, work, play and invest.

An exciting opportunity exists within our Planning & Community team for an Executive Manager – Planning & Development.  Reporting to the Director – Planning & Community we are looking for an experienced individual to manage the overall operation and function of the Planning & Development program and ensure Council’s strategic and operational objectives are achieved. This position is responsible for the oversight of Strategic Planning, Development Assessment and Building & Plumbing Services.

As the Executive Manager – Planning & Development you will be responsible for the:

Management of the operation, supervision & development of the Planning & Development team
Management of any changes or impacts or risk which may affect the Planning & Development program or projects and their relationship to other projects and work.
Effective utilisation and management of the people and resources involved in the Planning & Development program.
Coordination of Planning & Development program related activities, ensuring project and business plans align with Council’s overarching Corporate Plan and Operational Plan.
Effective Delegation, motivation, coaching and mentoring of the Planning & Development program team members and managers.


Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline
Current manual C class driver’s licence

To submit your application online, click on ‘APPLY’ below:

Council practices Equal Employment Opportunities and Workplace Health and Safety Principles

Enquiries: Elissa Dyne
Ph: 0747613629
Applications Close: 03/01/2016

To view the position description or submit your application please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below.
Emaill: recruitment@whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au
Website: www.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au
Postal Address: PO Box 104, Proserpine QLD 4800