Senior Housing Strategist

  • 125,077 per annum plus superannuation
  • Fixed term contract up to 30 June 2017
  • Option to enter into a 19 day month working arrangement

Make your mark at one of Australia’s premier Councils and lead the way in developing the City’s Housing Policy. Housing underpins Sydney’s social and economic diversity and success as a global city.

The City has ambitious housing supply and diversity targets, as well as critical goals for housing quality and affordability. These are embedded in our Sustainable Sydney 2030 strategy.

An exciting, unique and career changing opportunity is now available to deliver a Housing Policy and Action Plan to take forward these goals and make them a reality.

As the senior team member responsible for housing strategy you will drive the development and implementation of a range of direct actions and advocacy work to deliver the City’s agenda for housing, through the policy development and implementation stages.

You will provide expert advice and work closely with other business units within Council, government, industry and businesses. Successful collaborative working across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders is a core objective of this role. We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced policy professional with deep expertise in housing issues to join our Social Strategy team.

You will hold tertiary qualifications at degree level in a relevant discipline and have a proven track record in housing policy and strategy development and implementation.

You will have excellent negotiating, advocacy, stakeholder management and presentation skills.

Visit www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/jobs for a position description. For further information contact Allison Heller, Manager Social Strategy on 02 9288 5929.

Applications must address the selection criteria stated within the position description and be made online via our website by Sunday 5 July 2015.

At the City we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.