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Program Director Planning, Place & Strategy

Organisation/Entity: Program Strategy
Job Category:
  • Projects | Program Management
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney City
Job Reference Number: 00006RLU
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $230,700.00 - $268,000.00
Contact: 9216 5981 - Carol Ayoub
Closing Date: 28/02/2019 - 11:59 PM


Working with us

UrbanGrowth NSW Development Corporation (UrbanGrowth NSW) is responsible for promoting, co-ordinating, managing and securing the orderly economic development of five Growth Centres across metropolitan Sydney. We work with government, private sector and community partners on complex, large-scale urban development programs that support the NSW Government’s priorities of economic growth, job creation and housing supply.  We believe the best urban places bring together economic, social and environmental benefits to create extraordinary places for future generations.

For more information about UrbanGrowth NSW Development Corporation please visit www.ugdc.nsw.gov.au

The role

We are looking for an exceptional Program Director Planning, Place & Strategy to lead a team of high performing Directors and their specialist teams responsible for the four key streams of planning, sustainability, design and place excellence across our programs.   

This role is key to helping the Directors run their areas with lasting outcomes for both the community and the organisation. You will be a strong leader who believes in developing your team, guiding them and empowering them to deliver in a collaborative and challenging environment. You will work objectively with stakeholders and be transparent & open in your approach.

You will be experienced in operating in a matrix multi-disciplinary team environment. You will understand consistency in the philosophy of the teams’ approach across diverse programs and drive performance.

Who are we looking for

  • Collaborators & Influencers – You will have strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships and rapport with others in a collaborative working style
  • Agile Learners - You will be open to dealing with change and demonstrate flexibility in the face of uncertainty. You will adapt well to changing demands and priorities.
  • Effective Leaders - You are experienced in leading and managing teams and remain resilient when faced with challenges.
  • Proactive Achievers – You have substantial relevant industry experience including developing business cases, urban planning, systems management, policy formulation and development.

You will need to bring with you tertiary qualifications in property development, economics, financial management, urban planning or project management or a discipline relevant to our activities or this role.   

For more details about the role, you can view the role description here

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit your resume (including contact details of two referees) and a one-page cover letter which addresses:

1.     Why you are interested in the role,

2.     How your skills and experience make you the best person for role, and

3.     How you can add value to the organisation as part of the Program Strategy & Planning team at Urban Growth NSW

Applications Close 11.59pm, Thursday 28th February 2019. 

Please note applications will be reviewed as they are received. 

UrbanGrowth NSW Development Corporation welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with a disability. Please indicate if you have any accessibility requirements in your application or speak with the contact person should you be called for an interview. We provide reasonable adjustment for people with a disability during the recruitment process and on employment.

For further information on how to apply for a NSW government position please visit http://www.psc.nsw.gov.au/employmentportal/recruitment/recruitment/applicants/how-to-apply/application