Manager, Development Assessment

  • Lead the Development Assessment and Compliance Team
  • South Australia's Iconic Historic Urban Areas
  • Opportunity to Drive Planning Strategies

Lead the Development Assessment and Compliance Team for South Australia's Iconic and historic urban areas.

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters’ purpose is to provide a broad range of services and facilities to the community in response to the needs and priorities of citizens. The Council is also a member of the International League of Historical Cities and is proudly a leading example of the best an urban lifestyle can offer in an Australian context. Their unique sense of place is shaped by its cultural diversity, strong community spirit, rich heritage, and cosmopolitan lifestyle. Enjoying a reputation as one of Adelaide’s most desirable places to live, work, study, and visit, the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is one of South Australia's most historic inner-urban areas.

A Manager, Development Assessment is now sought to join their Urban Planning and Environment department in a highly collaborative and inclusive culture. Reporting to the General Manager, Urban Planning and Environment, the Manager, Development Assessment oversees a team of consisting of Planners, Development Officers, Building, Compliance Officers, the City Arborist and Planning Assistants, with the primary function of assessing and determining development applications and facilitating sustainable development outcomes. You will be required to undertake the role of Assessment Manager on behalf of the Council, as an integral member of the council’s leadership team. In addition, you will assist in the delivery of robust and effective development assessment procedures, which will contribute to the achievement of high-quality urban design and built form outcomes for the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters and its citizens.

To be successful in this role, you will have experience leading an Urban Development Assessment function, with demonstrable experience in developing and reviewing appropriate systems and procedures for monitoring outputs and outcomes, ensuring compliance with Development Approvals, improving the public realm and handling heritage related matters.

Take this opportunity to lead a well-established and high performing development assessment team in a highly rewarding role.

Applications should be forwarded to the attention of Jason Barrington in word format. Confidential enquiries are welcome to Jason on 0450 491 630.

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