Project Officer Job at City of Parramatta – in Sydney NSW

Job Description

The City of Parramatta is going through unprecedented change and transformation as it becomes Sydney’s Central City. The intensity of growth and investment in City of Parramatta means that Council, their partners, and community have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape the City’s future and ensure it is culturally, socially, environmentally and economically sustainable.

About the role

This full-time position is responsible for working strategically with Council and external partners to improve the social outcomes of residents, workers and visitors in the City of Parramatta.

On a daily basis you will be involved in strategic planning, policy development, needs analysis, project management and social impact measurement. The scope of work is broad, covering education, safety, health, housing, neighbourhoods and social well-being.

This role will suit a person who has a positive attitude, is organised and proactive, thinks strategically, is keen to participate in a range of strategic projects and is interested in how cities, communities and councils work.

About the person

The successful candidate should have tertiary qualifications and experience in social policy / community planning or similar. They should have previous experience in researching and analysing social data, policies and plans, communicating complex social data, social issues and strategic priorities, advocating for positive social outcomes, and reviewing and producing social impact assessments.

It would be preferred but not essential for applicants to have project management skills and experience, including management of budgets and contracts, as well as social impact measurement skills and experience.

What’s on offer

We are offering an attractive salary starting at $90,257 p.a. plus Super, but willing to negotiate based on skills and experience. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

Want to know more?

Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Mark Egan on (02) 9806 5797

How to apply

Candidates MUST apply online at https://www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/about-parramatta/careers and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 5pm, 18 May 2021 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

City of Parramatta Council embraces diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from Multicultural backgrounds and people with disability. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.

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Company Location:  Sydney NSW

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