Cairnsqld - Spence Street Spence

Corporate Strategy & Performance Officer  HR031

Salary: $79,837.86 - $83,159.75 per annum

Location: Council Chambers, 119 – 145 Spence Street, Cairns

Reference Number: 13772

Close Date: Monday 6 December 2021

Primary Objectives of the position:

  • Coordination, design, production and review of corporate planning documents and provide guidance to the organisation in corporate planning issues.
  • Plan, scope and deliver a range of individual service reviews and projects in line with key corporate and service improvement plan objectives, to continually improve service efficiency, outcomes, delivery and performance.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in business, marketing or related discipline or demonstrated understanding and experience working within Local Government legislative frameworks and requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in producing and monitoring strategic, operation and business plans and risk assessment.
  • Knowledge and experience on developing and implementing change processes (including customer feedback and service delivery processes) to achieve excellence in service quality performance.
  • Strong capacity for strategic thinking along with highly developed analytical, problem solving, report writing and relationship building skills.
  • Experience of reviewing services and advising on options to improve performance and effectiveness.
  • Experience of process mapping, process reengineering and process improvement.


 How to Apply: 

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:  

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.  

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment:

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following assessments/checks:-

  • Pre‑employment functional medical assessment, which will include a drug and alcohol test.
  • National Police/Criminal History Check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification/Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue   Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

Employment Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-

  • Permanent Resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to Work Visa

We off the following benefits:

  • Full-time Permanent Position
  • 9 Day Fortnight work roster
  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave
  • Up to 3 weeks sick leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Subsidised Corporate Uniform
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership   (gym/swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development relevant to the position