Manager Social Programs & Services

City of Sydney Full Time Permanent 16/11/2020

Division: CITY LIFE
Unit: Social Programs & Services
Salary: AUD $191,701 per annum plus Superannuation
Employment status: Permanent
Employment arrangement: Full time
Location: Sydney CBD
Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

The City of Sydney is seeking a highly skilled Manager to lead the Social Programs and Services unit.

An opportunity awaits you to enhance Sydney's liveability and lifestyle for residents and visitors to this global city.

This exciting and challenging role will lead the Social Programs and Services Team to deliver key outcomes of the City's Social Sustainability Strategy and Action Plan "A City for All", and contribute to the delivery of the creative, economic and environmental strategies that deliver Sustainable Sydney 2030.

As part of the division's leadership team, the Manager Social Programs and Services plays a critical role in leading a large and diverse multidisciplinary team in delivering high quality services to the community including City Spaces (community centres and venues), Child and Family Services (Early Childhood Education and Care, and Out of School Hours Care), Meals on Wheels, Community Transport and the City's Homelessness Unit.

You will: provide strategic direction and oversee development and implementation of social policies and action plans and provide expert advice on a diverse range of community and social issues.

With relevant tertiary qualifications and a deep understanding of Local Government, you will have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of social and community needs, trends and issues in the City of Sydney community.

To be successful in this role, you will have exceptional leadership and communication skills, astute political judgement and accountability in decision-making. The ability to work with a variety of key stakeholders at commercial, local, state and federal government levels is essential.

To apply: Click on 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please note the "Essential Criteria Response" field in the online application does not require you to respond or upload a document.

This role will require a national criminal check and pre-employment health declaration.

Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.

Applications must be made online via the City's website by 11.59pm on Monday 30 November 2020.

For further information contact: Emma Rigney, Director City Life on 02 9246 7320.

Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.

At the City we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.