Director, Development
Full-time Executive

Closes: 06 April 2020

Classification: Executive Level 1.4
Salary: $251,027 - $260,803 depending on current superannuation arrangements
Position No: E333
Directorate: City Renewal Authority
Advertised (Gazettal date): 23 March 2020
Contact Officer: Annette Zerial on annette.zerial@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 9274

Details: Applications are sought for the position of Director, Development, City Renewal Authority (CRA).

The CRA is established under section 7 of the City Renewal Authority and Suburban Land Agency Act 2017 (the Act), and regulated by Parts 8 and 9 of the Financial Management Act 1996 (FMA), s. 50 of the Planning and Development Act 2007 and the Public Sector Management Act 1994 (PSMA).

The objectives of the CRA are set out in section 8 of the Act and include:

  • the encouragement and promotion of a vibrant city through the delivery of design-led, people-focussed urban renewal;
  • the encouragement and promotion of social and environmental sustainability; and
  • operational effectiveness, delivering value for money using sound risk practices.

The CRA 2025 Strategic Plan sets out the key directions and goals for the Authority. A copy of the plan can be accessed via https://www.act.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/1278402/2025-Strategic-Plan_-November_W_Sig.pdf.

The Director, Development provides strategic and technical design advice to the Authority. The Director, Development heads the team responsible for the delivery of the City Renewal Authority program across the City Renewal Precinct. This includes project feasibility, business case development, procurement and project and program management.

The Director, Development supports the CEO and the Authority in delivering high quality outcomes in line with CRA’s objectives. The position plays a central role in how the CRA partners and collaborates with other ACT Directorates, industry and the broader community.

Further information on the City Renewal can be found at: https://www.act.gov.au/cityrenewal.

Note: Formal qualifications in Engineering, Project Management, Planning and / or Urban Design or demonstrable experience is required.

Remuneration: The position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $251,027 to $260,803 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant. This includes a cash component of $195,520.

Contract: The successful applicant will be engaged under a performance based contract for a period of up to five years. Prospective applicants should be aware that details of long-term engagements are tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit an application addressing the ACT Public Service Executive Capabilities and a current curriculum vitae (including the contact details of two referees).
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