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Innovation Officer


Reference: 4809629

Do you think beyond limits?

The City Of Canning is fostering a culture where we put our community at the heart of everything we do, where staff can be excited to question how they're thinking and where leaders continually support our ability to be authentic, resilient, creative and collaborative.

The newly formed Strategic Innovation Delivery Unit is seeking a new kind of Local Government employee, not defined by the jobs they have had, rather by their unique experience, ability to deliver effective results and their creative point of view.

The role of Innovation Officer will work across our organisation to support our people in making our Smart City vision a reality through innovative project delivery.

We need someone who has the courage to be amazing and will accept the challenge of spending 6 months working with our Chief Innovation Officer in a fast-paced and demanding role. The position description will give you the detail you need to decide if this is the next role in your career.

So what's in it for you?

You get to join a Local Government at a very exciting time. A time where you can have a direct influence on the delivery of projects that will redesign the future for our citizens. You will be connected into an innovation ecosystem; with opportunities to build your network across Government, Academia and Business. You will make a difference with our support.

  • 6-month temporary contract
  • $73,585.97-81,878 + 10.5% super per annum
  • Dynamic working environment!

Your application - Impact is key!

To get our attention your application must show evidence of achievement, a spirit of curiosity, successful project delivery and an energy that is infectious. You can be from any discipline as long as you know how to influence, keep yourself updated on innovative people & technology solutions, can interpret data for decision making and can coach others to extend past business as usual.

Please submit your application with a copy of your CV, however, traditional selection criteria responses are not required. Once received and reviewed, we will contact you on the next steps. Stand out from the crowd and be creative with your application. Show us how you will help continue to build Canning into a welcoming and thriving City!

For a confidential enquiry please contact Toni van den Hurk on 08 9231 0756. Reference 9-1920

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 23 August 2019

The City of Canning is a "Welcoming and Thriving" place to live and work. We believe that engaging people with diverse backgrounds will assist in delivering superior services to our community and are committed to the principles of equal opportunity for all.

Applications Close: 23 Aug 2019