Job Details - Principal Corporate Planning Officer

Apply now
497004 Finance & Corp Services Permanent Full Time Development Planning & Services
Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A)- Level 8 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement Strathpine $107,954 pa9 day fortnight up to 12% superannuation leave loading72.5 hour fortnight4 weeks annual leave


Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.

The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.

Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. We encourage you to apply to join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.  

Executive Services plays a central and coordinating role within Council. The department provides expert advice and support to the Councillors, CEO and staff on a range of complex legislative, integrity, and policy matters. The department also leads the delivery of initiatives to support strong local governance and the strategic priorities identified in the Corporate Plan 2017-2022 in an ethical, effective and efficient

The role

Your responsibilities will include developing a strategic planning framework and coordinate the development and alignment of the supporting strategies and plans. You will lead the development and implementation of Council’s Community Plan in accordance with legislative requirements and coordinate the development, implementation and review of the Corporate and Operational Plans as required and in accordance with legislative requirements. 


To be successful in this role you will have a degree or post graduate qualification in business or in a related discipline or demonstrated relevant practical experience in lieu of qualification and demonstrated knowledge of corporate planning frameworks and the delivery of corporate policy and performance outcomes. You will have a demonstrated ability to lead, manage change, motivate staff, and to achieve results in a corporate environment.

You will have: 

  • highly developed strategic thinking skills 
  • experience in a corporate strategic planning
  • the ability to be a hands on leader
  • excellent research and reporting skills inclusive of excellent written communication (reporting)
  • practised negotiations skills in relation to problem solving and stakeholder engagement 


This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year.

Council’s office locations have local parking on-site and are in close proximity to public transport networks.

Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has administration offices located at Caboolture, Strathpine and Redcliffe as well as depots, libraries and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Role Description

Download File Click here for Role Description

Further Information

To obtain further details please contact our Onboarding Officer Ellen Muldoon on 3480 6299 

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Share this:

| More