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May

Waste Project Officer

COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GOLD COAST - Nerang, QLD

Any Industry
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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity.
Here at City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.

We aim high – we are passionate about delivering the best for our city
We add value – we are innovative and make the most of every opportunity
We work as a team – our people are great individually, but unstoppable together
We take responsibility – we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy and owning our actions

About the Position
An exciting position is available within the Strategy and Innovation Branch for a Waste Project Officer. The Waste Project Officer role is integral to the Resource Recovery Team, which delivers Solid Waste Strategy 2024 initiatives that contribute to the achievement of City, State and National Waste targets.
Key responsibilities of the position

Manage and implement projects in conjunction with key stakeholders and business areas, to achieve outcomes identified in the Solid Waste Strategy 2024.
Develop project plans and manage project timelines, risk, governance, budget and reporting requirements.
Manage contract arrangements in collaboration with Procurement and relevant stakeholders.
Engage with internal and external stakeholders to achieve Strategy outcomes.
Undertake research, analysis and investigations.
Meet governance requirements.

About You
To be successful in this position, it is essential that you:

Are passionate, enthusiastic and motivated to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Are flexible and adaptable and able to quickly adjust to shifting priorities.
Are highly organised and self-motivated.
Reliable self-starter who can prioritise workload and deliver on time.
Can demonstrate that you can work as part of a team, develop and maintain key relationships, and collaborate across multiple stakeholders, both internal and external to the City.
Can produce high quality work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Your skills and expertise:

A formal qualification in project management methodology (e.G. Certificate IV/Diploma of Project Management, accreditation in PMBOK , PRINCE2, or equivalent) or the equivalent knowledge
Experience in best practice project management - including scope, time, cost, quality, people, communications, cost, risk, procurement and integration management
Sound knowledge and experience in waste management and resource recovery, and in implementing and delivering waste avoidance and recycling projects to the relevant commercial and domestic community stakeholders.
City specific software experience (or willingness to learn) - Project Online, SAP, ARCGIS, VISIO, Wastedge, Project Online
Excellent written skills for application in writing reports, briefing notes, agenda items and developing and delivering presentations
Excellent verbal communication skills, with an emphasis on consultation, negotiation, analysis and investigations, to influence outcomes to achieve deliverable.
Strong data analysis skills to support initiative justification, delivery and measurement.

What can the City of Gold Coast offer you?
Working for the City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding. You will enjoy:

working within a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance with 9 day fortnights and flexible working arrangements;
a friendly and supportive team where you will be recognised and rewarded;
opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression;
a competitive remuneration plus up to 12% employer superannuation contribution and options to salary sacrifice.