Manager, Property Registration Services

About Land Services SA

Land Services SA are leading property experts in South Australia, offering a range of property transaction and valuation services, property information products, custom data sets, reliable market insights, technology consulting and managed service offerings.

Land Services SA’s datasets are unique, extensive, timely and relate to every property, land transaction and statutory property valuation within the State. We continue to unlock our datasets, leveraging this for performance reporting, investment proposals, mining projects, cost-benefit analysis, research and the preparation of legal documents, to name a few.

As a trusted partner of the State, Land Services SA deliver highly valued, trusted services to the community, being recognised for creating innovative solutions.

About the Position

The Manager, Property Registration Services reports to the Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the management of the Registration team in the examination and registration of dealings lodged and develops appropriate strategies to ensure Land Information Services processes are in accordance with the Land Services Agreement and associated documentation.

The role provides expert advice relating to Land Administration and manages the execution of appropriate delegations to fulfil the statutory powers and functions of the Registrar-General and makes a strategic contribution to the national Land Administration initiatives and Land Information Services direction.  This role manages the day-to-day activities of the property registration team to ensure SLA’s are met and high level of services is maintained.

Key Outcomes for the Role

The Manager, Property Registration Services is required to undertake a wide range of activities which may include all or any of the following;

  • Manage Registration staff and the processes and procedures to enable the registration of interests on land titles
  • Manage staff delegations in accordance with the Real Property Act 1886 and associated statutes
  • Ensure all staff undertake half yearly and annual reviews in accordance with their performance objectives
  • Manage relationships with the State in the development and implementation of LIS policy and legislative changes
  • Plan for staff succession requirements through allocated training and development activities
  • Manage projects, systems, policy development processes and/or services that deliver Land Services SA (LSSA) objectives, including the implementation of change initiatives
  • Ensure all relevant documentation is current and correct in accordance with current processes and procedures (including but not limited to the Operations Manual and Land Services Agreement (LSA))
  • Manage compliance of LSSA and industry processes in accordance with the Land Services Agreement (LSA) and Operations Manual
  • Manage Electronic Lodgement business processes and procedures in accordance with current legislation and policy requirements
  • Manage the development of communication material in relation to relevant legislation, policy and procedures and the implementation of relevant training plans
  • Manage critical, sensitive and complex information and provide expert advice on complex matters to staff and stakeholders
  • Meet all LSSA contractual deliverables for property registration services.
  • Take a lead role in ensuring relevant Work, Health and Safety obligations are managed effectively.
  • Ensuring team adherence to corporate policies and compliance.

Special Conditions and Essential Requirements

  • Some out of hours work may be required.
  • Extensive understanding and experience in Conveyancing practices and the document preparation for electronic and paper lodgements
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of the Real Property Act 1886 and associated statutes
  • Knowledge gained from previous experience or post-secondary or tertiary study associated with property, statistical or spatial related disciplines is expected.
  • Demonstrated Management Experience in all facets of leadership
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, including the preparation of relevant reports and presentations.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability in adherence to policies and procedures (including contract deliverables)
  • Proven experience in managing key external relationships

For further information, please contact Christie O’Brien via email at [email protected] or apply now by submitting a covering letter, that demonstrates you have the required skill set and experience we're seeking, together with a copy of your resume to [email protected]

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