Tuesday , April 16 2024

City of Mandurah Jobs – Senior Project Officer

Website City of Mandurah

Job Description:

The City is one of the main cultural ambassadors and project leaders for Mandurah. We not only support and empower local businesses, create local jobs and opportunities but foster innovation and creativity in enterprise whilst considering the impact to our beautiful environment. We are ‘woven by waterways (gabi), a city with a village heart (mandjoo koort)’.
At the City, we look out for one another, prioritise respect, are fair, look after your development and wellbeing, foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We are committed to continually building a safe and respectful workplace, where all our people feel appreciated and accepted and achieve their full potential. Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. At the City you will find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realise your full potential

Job Responsibilities:

  • Increase awareness of Mandurah as an attractive investment location.
  • Facilitate the delivery of the City’s economic development strategies in Mandurah through designated projects, research and analysis, creative ideas and government and business liaison to promote inward investment in high priority sectors.
  • Target key sectors identified through the City’s Transform Mandurah research and other endorsed plans.
  • Further develop strategies and plans to develop those sectors.
  • Attract government commitment, support, and funding.
  • Liaise with public and private sector partners to ensure coordination of activities.
  • Implement initiatives developed under the Community Strategic Plan and Departmental business plans.
  • Provide a high level of service, advice and support to potential investors as part of an integrated team approac

Job Requirements:

  • Current unrestricted C class national driver’s licence.
  • Sound understanding of the business development and investment process, financial reporting and key factors driving regional economic growth. Demonstrated ability to be collaborative and build relationships internally and externally to further the reputation and success of Mandurah.
  • Research and report-writing skills.
  • Ability to discuss, articulate and challenge business plans and options.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Project management, facilitation and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of Australian and State Government grant funding program.
  • Operational planning/evaluation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Self-motivating, outcomes focussed

Qualification & Experience:

  • Relevant degree/qualification.
  • Demonstrated professional experience of at least 3 years in business development principles or private investment attraction and delivery and implementation of strategic initiatives.
  • Experience in economic development (desirable).
  • Experience in working with the business sector, and understanding of factors affecting business growth.

Job Details:

Company: City of Mandurah

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Mandurah, Western Australia, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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