Corporate Strategist
The City of Newcastle
2d ago
  • Be part of a team that drives innovation and community wellbeing.
  • Bring your exceptional organisational skills to this role.
  • Permanent full-time role for 35 hours per week.
  • Flexible working with optional 9-day fortnight.
  • City of Newcastle (CN) has an exciting new opportunity for experienced Corporate Strategist to join our Community, Strategy and Innovation team.

    This position is responsible for leading and aligning organisational business services with CN’s Strategic objectives including development of the Delivery Program and Operational Plan focusing on delivering improved outcomes for the organisation and community.

    At CN our people are valued and have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. These include flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities and health and wellbeing programs.

    The essentials you’ll need :

  • Tertiary qualifications in Business, Finance, Commerce or related field.
  • Experience in a range of innovative, relevant and effective techniques in strategy formulation to improve corporate performance and set the direction for a large organisation.
  • Business advisory experience, including an ability to analyse complex issues and outcomes including identification of alternatives and implementing assessed recommendations.
  • Demonstrated project management experience with the ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects and resources effectively to achieve goals to meet planned targets, deadlines and commitments.
  • Ability to gain respect, integrity and trust through situational leadership and inspire others to follow and participate in change processes.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills demonstrated by abilities in consultation, negotiation and influencing skills at all levels, and the capacity to develop and manage effective relationships with all stakeholders and all levels of staff.
  • Demonstrate experience in statistical analysis with the ability to translate strategy into actionable and quantitative plans with supporting key performance indicators.
  • Experience in managing complex datasets and conducting quantitative and / or qualitative statistical analyses.
  • Understanding of Long-term financial Planning techniques and financial policies and procedures and their practical application combined with knowledge of Accounting and its application within Local Government to comply with Australian Accounting Standards.
  • Other valuable skills you may have :

  • High level of understanding of the Integrated Planning and Reporting framework and practices at both strategic and operational levels.
  • Highly proficient in the analysis, development and implementation of business plans in a service delivery organisation.
  • Effective consultation design and workshop facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated capability to prepare and deliver high-quality public presentations.
  • Sound like the perfect job for you? Apply Now!

    City of Newcastle proudly promotes the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and fosters a culture of diversity to represent the community of our Local Government Area.

    All candidates will be assessed against the selection criteria outlined in the position description. Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future identical positions for a period of 12 months.

    You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

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