Economic Development Project Manager (outer Nthn Melbourne) — VIC

  • Exciting role for experienced economic development practitioner
  • Prepare a strategy for a town’s revitalisation
  • 6 month role

Our local government client, situated in Melbourne’s outer north, is seeking an experienced project manager to develop a strategy for a town’s revitalisation.

In this six-month role you will deliver a strategic framework for improving the social, economic and environmental living conditions of local residents.

A key initial focus of the role will be to engage with all sectors and stakeholders within the town’s community to ensure their strong engagement and support of the revitalisation project.

The outcome of this project will be the preparation of a strategy for strengthening the township through employment, residential growth and delivery of quality services.

About You

You will have significant previous experience in a similar role and proven ability to work autonomously with a wide range of stakeholders including community, government and non-profit organisations.

This experience may have been gained through working with government bodies or community organisations on projects that saw you engage with business and the community-based stakeholders.

You will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrated report writing experience and the development of policy and strategy.

Your experience will include the full spectrum of project management – from project inception to completion.

Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office Suite and use of corporate software applications will also be vital.

A valid Victorian driver’s licence is also required.

Ultimately, this project will provide you with an opportunity to utilise your experience and skills to play a key role in the long-term growth and development of this town and its community.

How to Apply

To be considered for this opportunity please submit your application ASAP by applying online at

For a confidential discussion about this role please call Ben Hutchison at Horner Recruitment on (03) 9335 9999.