Manager Economic Strategy | City of Sydney | NSW

Salary: AUD 165,042 per annum plus Superannuation
Employment status: Permanent
Employment arrangement: Full Time
Location: Sydney CBD
Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 plan – developing a green, global and connected city. To assist in the delivery of this strategy, we are looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to lead our Economic Strategy team.

The Economic Strategy Manager provides strategic leadership to drive the ongoing development and delivery of the City’s Economic Strategy and action plans, utilising innovative and contemporary approaches to respond to emerging economic models in a dynamic and complex environment. You will develop, implement and regularly review economic strategies and action plans, discussion papers, evaluation frameworks based on rigorous research, consultation, sector knowledge and analysis, while providing expert advice to the Executive Manager, Executive and Council. You will also be required to integrate content with other strategic areas across the organisation including cultural, social, transport, land-use planning, sustainability and design.

As Economic Strategy Manager, you will also have a major role in engaging and advocating at a strategic and policy level with state and federal governments and ensuring that the City’s interests are well represented in dealings with business, industry and academia.

To be successful in this role you will have high level experience dealing with contemporary economic issues and be accomplished in developing and delivering comprehensive economic planning and stakeholder engagement processes, in or with government. You will also need to have a comprehensive knowledge of long term strategic influences, risks and opportunities affecting capital cities combined with strong research, critical thinking, analytical and communication skills.

Demonstrated success in effectively managing staff to ensure the highest quality of advice and outputs, as well as relevant tertiary qualifications, are essential.

If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding opportunity, are passionate about Sydney and want to be part of a team that will shape our city for the future, we want to hear from you.

At the City of Sydney you will join a dedicated team where individual effort is part of something much bigger – delivering great things for our city’s dynamic future

To apply: Click on the ‘Apply’ button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please note the Essential Criteria Response” field in the online application does not require you to respond or upload a document.

Please note: This role will require a National Criminal Background check and Pre-Employment Health Declaration.

Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.

Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11:59pm, Monday 23 March 2020.

For further information contact: Kate Deacon, Executive Manager – Strategy & Communications on 02 9246 7252.

Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.

At the City we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.