Manager, Recreation and Leisure
- Make a positive impact in the community through planning, policy, and relationship management.
- Lead a positive and engaged team.
- Community interfacing role.
The City of Whitehorse has a rich history of community involvement and engagement. Recreation and sport is a significant part of the city’s community life and provides opportunities for individuals and communities to come together to achieve, celebrate, socialise and for mutual support and encouragement.
Reporting to the Director Community Services, the Manager, Recreation and Leisure is responsible for the planning, delivery and management of Council’s leisure and recreation services. Establishing, building, and maintaining relationships with councillors, executive, community groups, sports clubs, and the general community is a key and highly rewarding component of the position.
The successful candidate will have experience building capability, culture and performance of a large team, while also providing strategic management of aquatic, leisure and recreation portfolios, Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills are necessary, along with a track record of contributing to a transformation agenda through commitment to continuous improvement, service excellence and change leadership.
Located 15 kilometres east of Melbourne’s CBD, the City of Whitehorse is a major hub of cultural, commercial, business and innovative activity in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne with almost 179,000 residents, the city is culturally diverse.
At Whitehorse City Council, community is at the heart of everything we do. To stay ahead of the evolving changes and needs of the community, the organisation is undertaking an exciting transformation journey that will transform ways of working and will empower employees to be innovative and constantly striving towards providing excellent customer experience at all times.
To apply – click on ‘Opportunities’ at www.fisherleadership.com and select ‘Apply Now’ clearly quoting reference code WHCmrl0522, submitting a targeted cover letter along and your current CV. For further information please call Katie Hooker of Fisher Leadership on +61 1300 347 437.
Applications close: Tuesday, 31 May 2022