Senior Economic Dev Officer | City of Monash | VIC

Monash City Council is a dynamic organisation committed to providing excellence in service delivery.

Located in the eastern region, Monash is a cosmopolitan and culturally diverse city close to the demographic centre of Melbourne.  Currently home to almost 130,000 jobs and over 20,000 businesses, Council is striving to grow this number through economic development programs and the Monash National Employment and Innovation Cluster.

The Position:  

Monash is looking for an enthusiastic person to join us as part of the small but dynamic team that promotes and facilitates economic development and provides business support throughout Monash.

The position will provide leadership and technical expertise for a variety of economic development initiatives.  This includes conducting high level research and analytics to inform the development of policies and strategies to deliver effective programs and activities for driving business improvement, investment attraction and the reputation of the City of Monash as First for Business.

Candidates should have relevant degree or similar level tertiary qualification in the general field of economics, business, urban and regional planning and development or similar less formal qualifications with significant field experience.

What you need:   

  • A commitment to consistently delivering a high quality customer experience
  • Proven ability to achieve results
  • Local Government experience an advantage
  • A commitment to working in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Appropriate project management skills 
  • Event management experience
  • Deep knowledge of the function of local government, and
  • Strong abilities in Microsoft software packages, data bases, social media applications and internet marketing

Why you’ll want to join us?

The Monash municipality provides the largest number of jobs in Victoria outside the City of Melbourne.  With a resident community with a higher than average education attainment, and a business mix that incorporates medical and research related clusters, it is an exciting place to be part of an economic development team.  The changes that are being planned for the Monash National Employment and Innovation Cluster will see challenges and opportunities to shape the future of Melbourne’s principal employment hub.

As a City of Monash employee, your personal and professional development is a key focus. You will have access to a vibrant health and well-being program, flexible working arrangements, training opportunities and have your achievements recognised through a comprehensive reward and recognition program.

Salary range: $81,804 – $89,162 (Band 6) per annum (pro rata)

Position Detail: Permanent Part Time (.6 EFT) Days flexible

Position Location: 295 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley

Position Description:  All applications must address the Key selection criteria.  Download the position description here.

Enquiries: Paula Brennan 9518 3297

Applications Close:   Midnight Friday 28 September 2018

For more info, visit the City of Monash website.