Infrastructure Funding and Gants Officer

  • Full Time Permanent Opportunity
  • Excellent work life balance
  • Access to a fortnightly flex day off
Our Team At Bayside Council, we are committed to a positive, flexible and supportive workplace culture, where our people and customers feel respected and valued. We are proud to serve our community through operating with transparency, integrity and in the best interests of the Bayside community to deliver exceptional service. The City Futures directorate focuses on developing our strategy to ensure sustainable and responsible planning and development for all aspects of our City. About the Role The role is responsible for the application and provision of advice, to ensure planning agreement contracts are capable of delivering the best value and appropriate outcomes for the Bayside community. The role progresses documentation and negotiations of Planning Agreements and associated contracts, evaluates and responds to contractual risks, feasibility studies, manages consultants, reviews plans and policies, prepares Council reports, and ensures community engagement occurs in accordance with legislation and policy.  The role will also assist colleagues in the preparation of a Local Area Funds Strategy, identify grant funding opportunities for Council infrastructure projects. Key Responsibilities
  • Understanding of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act and the statutory framework in which Planning Agreements operate;
  • Negotiate, evaluate, review, monitor and report on Planning Agreements and other contracts from inception to delivery;
  • Implementing a monitoring system to ensure the delivery of contract requirements;
  • Ensuring proposed Planning Agreements are aligned to Council’s strategies and plans whilst considering input from community and government agencies
  • Engage with key stakeholders to identify requirements for the delivery of community benefits
  • Implement the Bayside Council Planning Agreement Policy
  • Deliver value for all stakeholders in an ethical, social and environmentally responsible manner.
  • Promote the positive and collaborative culture and values of the organisation through open, fair and transparent decision making and ethical, professional behaviour.
About You We are looking for someone who has:
  • Tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent experience in a relevant field (e.g. Urban Planning, Architecture, Landscape architecture, Contract Management, Law, Property, Economics, Project Management);
  • Recent experience in the negotiation and execution of Planning Agreements or other relevant contracts;
  • Extensive experience in a Contract Administrator/Management role;
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge across a number of functional areas within relevant fields, including Contract Management, Law, Property, Economics, Project Management, Architecture or Planning.
  • Detailed knowledge of the full property cycle including planning, analysis, design and Property Valuation, feasibility analysis and quantity survey or estimates
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in a commercial transaction and/or legal environment, including the development industry.
Our Benefits and Culture As an organisation, we pride ourselves in offering a flexible working environment centred on delivering great outcomes for our customers, whether internal or external. Bayside Council has a strong culture of collaboration and delivering exciting new initiatives for our community. On top of the competitive salary, our people enjoy;
  • 3 extra days off during Christmas each year
  • 15 days sick leave each year
  • 2 days health and wellbeing leave
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Additional parental leave entitlements for both parents
Apply Now Before submitting your application, please take the time to read the job description. Your application should include an up-to-date resume (max 3 pages) and a covering letter including your skills and experience (max 2 pages). Applications must be submitted by email to [email protected]. Deadline: Monday 13 February 2023 Salary Range: $94,117.07 - $105,411.06 per annum plus 10.5% superannuation Enquiries: Maritza Abra – A/Manager Strategic Planning via phone 0412 568 056 or via email [email protected]Council is committed to the health and safety of its employees and addressing risks of COVID-19 in the workplace. Council’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requires all workers to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine before commencing employment.Applicants may be required to satisfactorily undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children Check in accordance with the position.We are an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment.
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering, Engineering Aerospace Aeronautical, Engineering Chemical
  • Locations:
    New South Wales,
  • Closing Date:13th Feb 2023, 12:00 am


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