We are seeking a dynamic and highly organised candidate to execute the procurement and delivery of Council’s infrastructure and capital works program. Focus areas for this role include leading teams, stakeholder engagement, project monitoring and management and procurement document preparation.
About Rous County Council
Rous County Council is situated in Lismore, the heart of the Northern Rivers with an operational footprint covering 3,000km2. As a county council, we are responsible for providing three specific functions; bulk water supply, weed biosecurity and flood mitigation.
Our value proposition to you:
A progressive and innovative organisation which supports work/life balance
Supportive environment for career development
Ongoing learning and training
Employee assistance support
Flexible working arrangements
70 hour 9-day fortnight
Remuneration from $98,238 p.a. - $114,920 p.a. (plus statutory superannuation and Civil Liability Allowance)
Your value proposition to us:
Working collaboratively and inclusively is your style
Taking a lead in business improvement is innate in your character
You will be known for your excellent interpersonal and communication skills
You flex your high level analytical and technical skills repeatedly.
Your average workday will be kept busy by:
Leading, developing and empowering all staff to be an effective multi-skilled team who are committed to continuous improvement
Building and maintaining strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Managing the preparation of procurement documentation, including contracts, cost schedules, specifications, quoting and tendering, and evaluation plans for a variety of projects
Undertaking the role of Principal’s Representative (or equivalent) in the execution of a variety of Contracts, representing Council’s interest
Ensuring that post-completion activities are completed in accordance with Council policies and procedures, including Work-As-Executed drawings
Rous County Council is a county council constituted under the Local Government Act 1993. Council has three main functions:
Bulk water supply: Council is the regional water supply authority providing water in bulk to the council areas. A population of around 100,000 is serviced by this water supply system with the actual area of operations being approximately 3,000km2.
Weed biosecurity: Council undertakes a wide range of activities to combat the spread of targeted weeds across the local area.
Flood mitigation: Council is a flood mitigation authority operating across the local government areas of Ballina, Lismore and Richmond Valley.