Are you looking for an exciting career in a place of limitless opportunity? The city of Penrith sits at the foot of the Blue Mountains, alongside the Nepean River, and is home to approximately 198,000 people. We employ approximately 1200 permanent, temporary and casual employees across a diverse range of fields and are committed to attracting and retaining the best people. We offer a diverse range of career paths with a strong commitment to training, education assistance, paid parental leave and flexible working arrangements.
About the Department
The Property Development and Management Department is a specialised commercial team that manages the business of Property for Penrith City Council.
We work hard to realise the potential of land and infrastructure by developing land for housing, business and industry which builds social and economic prosperity for Penrith’s communities.
About the Role
Due to the ongoing success of our property development business, we are currently looking for a motivated self-starter to be our new Business Development Program Manager. Your focus is to build a pipeline of property development projects and to assist with the growth of our property investment portfolio. Maximising your existing networks, and proactively seeking new opportunities to deliver successful business outcomes for the Council and the Penrith Community.
You’ll be responsible for prospecting and successfully acquiring new projects and acquisitions in order to achieve growth targets. You will be motivated to contribute to the growth of our Property business and excel working within a system structure. We’ll give you all the training you need to become successful in your role and you’ll be part of a tight-knit highly motivated property team.
We are looking for someone with a genuine interest in people, real estate / property experience and an inherently positive attitude. Although Business Development experience is not required, exceptional customer service, effective analytical skills and an understanding of government policy and legislation, property investment, valuations and project management will be looked upon favourably.
You’ll also need to be collaborative, professional and committed to operational excellence as you’ll be working with the whole property development team to meet its goals. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is hard-working and motivated and looking to grow their skills and knowledge in the property development and real estate industry
- Extensive understanding of property market trends to anticipate impact on the team’s performance and sustainability of work practices.
- A proven and excellent working knowledge of property and land development processes or property portfolio management, marketing and selling activities, contract & leasing administration, planning, zoning guidelines and design procedures.
- Proven and sound working knowledge of probity and equal access requirements (e.g. tendering, contracting and selling) as they apply to local government operating in the land and property development industry.
- Knowledge of the Public Finance and Audit Act and other government fiscal and public policy legislation which may affect the financial performance of projects.
- Knowledge of the relevant Local Government Legislation, the State Records Act, EEO and Work Health & Safety (WHS) requirements, as well as, policies, procedures and practices.
- Experience, at senior management level, in overseeing and managing most aspects of the land and property development process.
- Management of critical projects or property portfolio matter due to their complexity, financial or stakeholder importance will be highly regarded.
Commencing Salary: $120,744 - $131,853 per annum, plus 9.5% superannuation
To view the position description and submit your application, please visit www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au
Intending applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume before the closing date. In addition, applicants are required to provide comprehensive responses to the selection criteria.
Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.
For further information about the position, please contact Nathan Ritchie on 4732 8289.
Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application.
Council practices EEO and WHS principles.