Project Management Facilitator

Applications closing on 30 September 2020, 12:00 PM

Pyrenees Shire is a progressive municipality and supportive organisation that serves a population of approximately 8000 people.  The Shire’s administration is based at Beaufort, a 30 minute drive from Ballarat and Ararat and 90 minutes from Melbourne. The Shire is renowned for its natural environment, beautiful landscapes, agricultural production, charming character-filled towns and developing tourism industry including the renowned Pyrenees wine area.  It is supported by health, education and community services.

An opportunity exists for a highly motivated and experienced Project Management Facilitator to fill a strategic role within Council’s Community Wellbeing & Development Department.

The key objectives of the position are:

  • Manage and oversee Council’s project delivery program.

  • Support Project Delivery Team(s).

  • Build capacity of the organisation to deliver projects to achieve benefits to the community.

  • Develop and implement a good governance framework for project management.

  • Manage the delivery of projects allocated by Executive Leadership Team (ELT) with particular attention to high risk, high value projects.

The position will report directly to the Manager Community Wellbeing & Development.

It is essential that you possess appropriate qualifications in project management or a related field and demonstrated project management experience. 

An attractive salary package will be offered that reflects the responsibility and accountability of the position. The salary classification for this position is Band 7 in accordance with the Victorian Local Authorities Award 2001.

In return, this role provides a supportive work environment as part of a small, professional and progressive team, with scope for genuinely flexible work arrangements such as working from home. Oh, and did we mention the beautiful Pyrenees that will become your backyard!

Further information may be obtained by telephoning Martin Walmsley, Manager Community Wellbeing & Development on 1300 797 363.

Interested applicants should obtain a position description outlining the relevant duties and other documentation by downloading via the link below or by contacting Ms Chantelle Sandlant via email chantelle.sandlant@pyrenees.vic.gov.au or phone 1300 797 363.

Applicants must provide:

  • application cover sheet;

  • a covering letter identifying your interest in the position;

  • a statement addressing your relative experience and the key selection criteria as outlined in the position  description;  and

  • Curriculum Vitae (including phone referees).

Applications should be forwarded to pyrenees@pyrenees.vic.gov.au attention Ms Chantelle Sandlant, 5 Lawrence Street, Beaufort Vic 3373 by Wednesday 30th September 2020 at 12 pm.

The Pyrenees Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a safe and healthy workplace.

J. G. Nolan
Chief Executive Officer