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Design Excellence Coordinator - City of Sydney

Sydney CBD, New South Wales, Australia
3rd October 2019
City of Sydney - 7337




Salary Range:  AUD $124,294.00 per annum plus Superannuation

Employment status: Term Contract up to 2 December 2020

Employment arrangement: Full Time

Location: Sydney CBD

Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

The City of Sydney leads in the production of quality urban places through design excellence processes. The City’s ‘Competitive Design Policy’ is devised to elevate design outcomes across a range of criteria to achieve excellence. It establishes a pathway that eligible development undergo the rigors of a competitive design process.

The City Planning, Development and Transport division has established a design governance framework to support the attainment of excellence and is responsible for developing and delivering the City’s aspirations through competitive design processes and competitions.

If you are an experienced urban planner, urban designer or architect, this is a unique opportunity to work closely with the Design Excellence Manager and a dynamic team in implementing the design excellence program that balances investment with the public interest.

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate capable of balancing a broad range of stakeholder needs and expectations, negotiating and delivering positive outcomes in a timely manner. The successful applicant will have great clarity and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This is a project oriented, diverse and challenging environment.

The successful applicant will hold tertiary qualifications in planning, urban design, architecture or a related field and have demonstrated practical expertise in design quality and development assessment processes and be able to speak on developer terms.

Applicants must possess high level of adaptability, organisational skills, demonstrate an ability to manage multiple projects and work effectively as part of a vibrant and dedicated planning assessment and delivery team. Applicants will also be solutions focused.

At the City you will join a dedicated team where individual effort is part of something much bigger – delivering great things for our city’s dynamic future.

To apply:  Visit to view or download the position description. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please note the Essential Criteria Response field in the online application does not require you to respond or upload a document. 

This role will require a national criminal check and pre-employment health declaration.

Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11:59 pm on Wednesday 23 October 2019.

For further information contact: Anita Morandini, Design Excellence Manager on 02 9246 7785.

Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.

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.