Director- Campus Planning and Development


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Bruce, ACT 

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By 2030, the University of Canberra's Bruce campus will be an extraordinary place. People from around the world will visit and experience a new model community in action, where people, young and old, live an educated life, leading by example of how a modern, world-class university has transformed its physical surroundings to create an integrated learning community.

This is your chance to play an integral role in establishing a place which is a showcase of the confluence of living, learning, innovation and entrepreneurship. From the moment people step onto the campus they will experience the benefits of this transformation and recognise a University committed to professional education, applied research, culture and activity.

Reporting to the Associate Vice President – Campus Estate, you will lead the Campus Planning and Project Delivery Teams to develop and deliver capital projects and provide high level strategic planning services that will be distinctive by design and deliver the University’s vision of an educated life!

To be successful in this role you will be a proven executive who has the demonstrated ability to lead a team of client centric specialists, engaging and working with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders. You will be known for your extensive knowledge and experience in the planning and delivery of large infrastructure, commercial, and/or residential developments, working within matrix organisational structures along with representing your organisation to build strong commercial relationships.

You will hold relevant qualifications in areas such as Urban Planning, Engineering, Construction Management and /or related disciplines with professional experience working at a senior level. You will have experience in – or at least a detailed understanding of – the planning environment of the ACT.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

The University of Canberra is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

To connect and have a conversation to find out more contact Keith Cantlie, Cantlie Recruitment on 02 6239 7755 or email [email protected]

For general recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8020 or email [email protected]

Closing Date: Monday, 11.55 pm 29 April 2019.


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