Manager, Planning

New South Wales, Australia
09 Jan 2018
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27 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

As a newly created position, this is an excellent career opportunity for a management planning professional.

Charles Sturt University (CSU) is a large, regional university that embraces diversity and nurtures individual growth. CSU strives for economic, social and environmental sustainability and its connections with the communities in which it operates. True to the character of regional Australia, this University takes initiative, has soul and collaborates with others. Derived from their ethos, their values are to be insightful, inclusive, impactful and inspiring. By living these values, they want to make this a world worth living in.

As a newly created position, this is an excellent career opportunity for a management level planning professional that is attracted by the lifestyle offered within a Tertiary Education environment. Reporting to the Director, Facilities Planning and Development, your role will be to lead the effective and efficient development of the University's physical assets over seven main campuses and a range of satellite locations.

Planning responsibilities will range from high level campus and precinct master planning, new building and land use planning activities, space planning ,through to developing project briefs for major and minor refurbishment across the program of Capital Works. The position will supervise a small team of staff, as well as manage external consultants as required.

You will bring an ability to work in a complex, multi-site planning environment, to think laterally and understand broader linkages that will inform or impact the planning of individual projects. You will also demonstrate the confidence and leadership to lead, guide and motivate others to deliver outcomes together with an exceptional level of interpersonal skills to enable good communication and relationships with stakeholders, both internally and externally.

You will be required to provide oversight and coordination of the development of asset improvement plans across an extremely diverse asset mix. You must have a relevant degree in urban planning, architecture or a design/construction discipline with at least 5 years subsequent experience; or post-graduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through education, training and/or experience is essential.

This is a highly rewarding role within a well-established institution that is committed to achieving excellence in the built environment of its campus network to support the student experience and learning and teaching, research and industry and community engagement outcomes. When you join CSU at one of their regional campuses, you will share in the benefits of regional living, including reduced commute times and more affordable housing and reduced cost of living. Additionally, there are a range of professional development opportunities that are offered and supported in this higher education environment.

To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply' button below. For a detailed, confidential discussion about this role, please contact Tevie Death on (02) 6230 5142

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