• Salary range $104,946 - $117,440 plus 11.5% Super
  • An ongoing full-time role within the iconic City of Port Phillip
  • Based in St Kilda – walking distance to public transport, parking, shops and beach

About the Organisation

The City of Port Phillip is an inner-city council with around 1000 employees. We deliver more than 100 programs and services to our residents, businesses and visitors. These range from childcare and immunisations, to libraries, management of parks and open space, rubbish collection, road maintenance and more. The City of Port Phillip is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and accessible environment where diversity is valued

About the Role

Join a team that comes together to deliver major improvement to Council’s extensive property portfolio. This exciting role will challenge you to use your specialist knowledge and problem solving skills to deal with unique property challenges that come with being one of the most well-known and iconic landscapes within Australia. Each day you will work on projects and transactions that are varied, complex and make a valued and important community impact.


  • Deliver property development projects that enhance the performance of Council’s property portfolio.
  • Coordinate consultant teams.
  • Lead or assist in due diligence, the identification of development options, feasibility analysis, stakeholder engagement, and planning approvals.
  • You will negotiate leases, purchases and sale of property.
  • Work alongside the team to provide quality advice to the Council which includes the Executive leadership team and wider leadership network.

What we’d love to find in you

  • You will be organised, with a focus on deliverables to achieve for the community.
  • You’ll have a commercially astute mindset.
  • Your experience in property transactions, corporate real estate, property development, or property investment management will support your success.
  • You’ll be emotionally intelligent.
  • You can work independently, and flourish within a team environment.
  • Being degree educated – in the built environment, a business discipline, or law.


People enjoy working at the City of Port Phillip because we are a welcoming, healthy and inclusive workplace. We offer a vibrant and diverse work environment where our employees can develop both professionally and personally whilst planning and delivering a range of important services and programs to the community.


  • We offer a workplace which accommodates your working style and needs.
  • Be supported and empowered by a leadership team that is community focused, with a strong desire for change and a culture that encourages teamwork and innovation.
  • Training and development opportunities, study assistance, flexible working conditions, paid parental leave, an active social club, a health and wellbeing program, and a well-regarded Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Security Requirements and Professional Obligations

Pre-employment screening will apply to all appointments.

Prior to a formal letter of offer, preferred applicants will be asked to provide:

  • Evidence of mandatory qualifications/registrations/licences,
  • Sufficient proof of their right to work in Australia,
  • Sufficient proof of their identity,
  • Complete a National Police Check completed via City of Port Phillip’s Provider.

How to Apply

Click APPLY.

Please submit a resume and cover letter. In reviewing your application we will consider how it addresses the Key Selection Criteria (outlined on the last page of the Position Description). We therefore strongly encourage you to address each Key Selection Criterion in your cover letter.

Note: Only applications submitted via the online Recruitment Portal will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be provided feedback.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Anthony Savenkov, Head of Real Estate Portfolio, via mobile 0466 163 302, or email anthony.savenkov@portphillip.vic.gov.au.

Applications close 11.59pm on Monday 15 July 2024.

The City of Port Phillip is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and accessible environment where diversity is valued.

If you have accessibility requirements or require an adjustment to participate in our recruitment and selection process, please contact Shane Turner (Recruitment Advisor) via mobile on 0421 757 521 or email: recruitment@portphillip.vic.gov.au



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City of Port Phillip,Victoria,Australia

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