Corporate Planning and Performance Lead

Torres Strait Island Regional Council

Optimise Council operations and positively influence the quality of services and support extended to the Torres Strait Island community.

Torres Strait Island Regional Council represent fifteen ‘outer’ island communities and manage the treaty agreement between mainland Australia and Papua New Guinea. We are committed to the prosperity and sustainability of our unique region.

We are currently seeking a qualified and experienced individual for the role of Integrated Corporate Planning and Performance Lead. Reporting to the Manager, Administration and Communication the primary objective of this position is to establish, embed, and facilitate an integrated corporate planning and performance framework within the Council.

Key responsibilities include supporting the Council in strategic planning, aligning people, systems, and culture around objectives, and ensuring effective integration of the Council’s strategic portfolio. The Lead will also develop planning tools, facilitate workshops, and oversee an annual integrated planning cycle. Performance-related tasks include creating key performance indicators, monitoring Council’s performance, and producing reports.

The successful candidate will play a crucial role in leading the organisation in integrated planning and performance management.

We’re looking for someone with a friendly attitude, equipped with a graduate qualification in business administration, law, human resources, or a related discipline, or significant experience in integrated corporate planning, strategy, and performance.

Knowledge of Torres Strait languages, including Meriam Mer, Kala Lagaw Ya, and Creole, is highly desirable.

Work from Cairns or any of the Torres Strait Islands.

To Apply
Please fill in the form on this page to obtain a detailed Information Package and the Application Form. Once you have read these please contact John Oberhardt on 0411 869 110 for a confidential discussion regarding the position.

Applications close at 9am Monday 4 March 2024.


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