Strategic Planning & Corporate Performance Coordinator

Job No: WSC20161
Location: Sale, VIC

Strategic Planning & Corporate Performance Coordinator

Position No.788

Permanent Full-Time

Band 6 $82,055 – $89,315 per annum plus 9.5% statutory superannuation

An exciting opportunity for a Strategic Planning & Corporate Performance Coordinator with the Wellington Shire Council is currently available. This role will work collaboratively across the organisation to bring together Council’s corporate strategy, planning, reporting and key governance frameworks, via an annual integrated program and the use of relevant business IT systems and processes.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate previous experience in strategic planning and reporting, the use of and development of software and business systems and project management skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the organisations strategic planning, annual business planning process, performance reporting and key governance frameworks.
  • Manage the collation and preparation of Council’s Annual Report.
  • Administer and improve relevant business IT systems and process mapping software.
  • Coordinate Council’s Local Government Performance Reporting Framework (LGPRF) and “Know Your Council” data collection and reporting processes.

 The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how they meet the criteria below: 

  • Relevant qualifications in Business Administration (or similar) and/or experience in Local Government and other sectors.
  • Self motivated and well organised with proven ability to work co-operatively and positively in a dynamic corporate environment.
  • Qualifications, skills and experience as detailed in the position description.
  • Project management skills, demonstrated through the ability to manage a diverse range of conflicting priorities whilst delivering on milestones.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

Why Wellington?

Here at Wellington Shire Council, we have a strong commitment to create a workplace culture that is collaborative, provides work-life flexibility and encourages opportunities for growth and development. We take pride in providing a supportive workplace with great career opportunities for our employees. 

Every person at Wellington Shire Council brings their own unique experiences, perspectives and talents to help contribute to our vision of “Happy people, healthy environment and thriving communities in the heart of Gippsland.” As one of the largest employers in the region we have a diverse workforce of more than 500 staff who are based throughout the municipality, and we all work together as a team to make a positive impact in our community. 

We use award-winning technologies to seek and implement innovative improvements across the organisation. We work hard to position ourselves as a leader in local government, continuously improving our diverse range of services for the betterment of our community. 

We offer a rewarding culture of innovation, flexibility and continued learning in a collaborative, supportive environment. 

Wellington Shire Council is committed to upholding the Child Safe Standards and associated legislative requirements. 

Wellington Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to encourage applications from people of different backgrounds, abilities, ages, genders and/or sexual orientations and gender identities. 

Wellington Shire Council takes climate change and sustainability seriously and is looking to respond proactively and positively to the challenges ahead. 

About Wellington:

Wellington Shire Council is located in the Gippsland region of the state of Victoria, Australia and is approximately two hours east of Melbourne by road or rail. Many of us dream of a simpler lifestyle, with wide open spaces and no traffic jams. In The Middle of Everywhere, we live that enviable lifestyle every day. 

In Wellington Shire you will find a wide range of beautiful environments to explore, with our pristine beaches, picturesque mountain ranges, temperate rainforests, wetlands and plenty of diverse, contrasting spaces to take your breath away. Whether it’s a stroll along the iconic Ninety Mile Beach, a canoe down the Mitchell River or a bush walk through the Alpine National Park, there’s plenty to keep you busy in The Middle of Everywhere. Home to a range of tight-knit communities such as Sale, Maffra, Stratford and Yarram, you’ll quickly find yourself right at home with the wonderful people that make these towns so special. From our lively restaurant and café culture to the very best in local produce, you’ll never be short of Sunday brunch ideas and places to try! Visit to find out why the Wellington Shire is a great place to live and work. 

How to Apply:

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in this advertisement and will be accepted no later than Midnight Sunday 25 April 2021. 

A Position Description can be obtained from this link.

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