Service Manager - Design & Technical Services

Job title : Service Manager - Design & Technical Services
Location : Brisbane, QLD
Job reference : 989296

About the Organisation
Redland City Council is a progressive local government organisation, situated on the naturally wonderful Redlands Coast near Brisbane, home to the crystal blue waters of Southern Moreton Bay with 335km of coastline, beautiful hinterland and coastal villages. The region enjoys a strong heritage, connections to the oldest living culture on Earth, with island gems just a short hop from Brisbane. With a current population over 150,000 and strong population growth forecasts, the Council is forward thinking, engaged and focussed on enriching community lifestyles operating under the four principles of sustainability of balancing decisions through consideration of environmental, community, economic and governance impacts.

About the Position
This key management position will lead the Design and Technical Services Unit to provide professional design services, which includes civil engineering, landscape architecture, and municipal engineering including water and waste water infrastructure). This role will provide expert specialist advice and participate in multi-disciplinary teams to support organisational projects and inform decision making from a design and technical services perspective. Key to success in this role will be achieving cost effective technical, engineering and project outcomes. This includes developing processes, procedures, frameworks, specifications, consultant and contractor briefs and tender design packages, to enable required design services to be provided by specialist contractors and consultants.

About the Person
 With a diverse portfolio we are seeking an experienced engineering design leader who has a demonstrated passion for developing your team. With strong people management and communication skills, you can demonstrate experience in planning and then executing on strategy, bringing your team along for the journey. A degree-qualified civil engineer and Registered as a Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ), you will bring a collaborative and engaging leadership style that compliments your technical grounding and expertise. You look for ways to facilitate continuous improvement, whilst being focused on providing a high level of customer service to stakeholders. 
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Wallis on 0439 817 992 or quoting Ref: 989296.