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Property Officer - Local Government

Salary: Negotiable Location: Brisbane Ref: OM/0317
Description: Osborne Richardson continue to perform as the stand-out Local Government recruiters for technical roles in Australia. This particular role sees one of our best clients once again ask us to assist in finding a gun Property Officer to join the team, initially until July.

In the role, you will have a strong focus on effectively managing land acquisition matters on behalf of the Council. Previous experience in this field will be exceptionally beneficial to your chances of success however, if you don't have these specific skills then you'll still have an outstanding chance to secure the role. Additional duties in this superb role include:
• Actively leading property transactions on behalf of Council, including acquisition of land, easements and access for Council's infrastructure projects.
• Coordinating delivery of appropriate specialist advice to support property transactions, including independent valuations, town planning and legal advice.
• Leading compulsory acquisition processes under the Acquisition of Land Act 1967.
• Drafting, negotiating and administering appropriate legal contracts to give effect to property transactions.
• Delivering specialist advice to Councillors and other branches on a range of property matters.

In order to place yourself in pole position in this process, we would ask that you review the following key selection criteria and honestly assess your alignment to these:
1. Well-developed knowledge and extensive practical experience in property transactions, preferably in a local government context.
2. Strong understanding of the legislative framework for property transactions including the Local Government Act 2009 , Acquisition of Land Act 1967, Land Titles Act 1994 and Land Act 1994.
3. Relevant qualifications in law, valuation, land economics or management disciplines will be highly regarded.
4. Demonstrated experience in land title matters in Queensland.
5. Demonstrated high level communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate, advocate, engage and present information clearly
6. Well-developed time management, organisational and technology skills, consistent with a high volume workflow environment.

If you think you have what it takes to take this role and make is real success, please feel free to contact Owen Millar on 0414 606 605 or at Always happy to have an informal chat.

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