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Gold Coast
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Job Summary

  • Key leadership role
  • Dynamic growth environment
  • Rare opportunity in local government

Australia's Gold Coast is a leading tourism, business and events city boasting one of the best lifestyles in the world. Home to over 600,000 people, the Gold Coast has an enviable sub-tropical climate and an amazing natural environment, boasting world-renowned beaches and a majestic hinterland, all of which produce a city that is uniquely Gold Coast.

Located within the Economy, Planning and Environment Directorate, the City Architect operates as the City’s design advocate whilst operationally leading a team of 12 Architects, Landscape Architects and Heritage Planners. This unique role functions within a dynamic environment characterised by rapid growth supported by a nation leading light rail project and continual refreshing of the City’s built form, enabling the incumbent to play a key role in shaping the built environment of a world class City.

You will possess industry respect, design experience in a commercial environment, the ability to provide practical policy advice including formulating a design strategy for the City, the pragmatism and political acumen to operate effectively within local government, and experience in leading a high performing team.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a high calibre individual to provide strategic leadership and build recognition of the Office of the City Architect, at a critical time in the development of one of Australia’s most important cities.

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Confidential enquiries on Job 523101 to Peter Gibson of Aston Carter on +61 7 3295 7446

Closing Date: Sunday February 7, 2021