Manager, Sustainability and Climate
- Exceptional sustainability and climate opportunity
- Drive progressive change at the organisational and community level
- Newly created future focused leadership role
This key leadership role will deliver innovative and strategic outcomes to achieve Council’s key goal of Zero Carbon Moreland, working towards zero waste to landfill, influencing positive development, creating a water sensitive city and contributing to practical policies and projects across the organisation. The role will coordinate Council’s Climate Risk Strategy, Climate Emergency Action Plan and Zero Carbon 2040 Framework.
Reporting to the Director of Place and Environment, the Manager is responsible for fostering a positive, inclusive, safety-first workplace culture and a high performing team that delivers service excellence and works collaboratively across Council. The role has two direct reports (covering Sustainable Built Environment and Sustainable Communities).
The Manager will bring a focus of sustainability into all aspects of Council’s operations, asset management and drive sustainable outcomes across the community. This role will partner, engage and advocate to drive change at the local level and influence reforms at the state and national levels, and proactively liaise with the Mayor and Councillors.
Success requires relevant environmental management experience, strategic and operational delivery capability, and proven positive people leadership. Superior communication, collaboration and influencing skills are necessary along with a track record of innovative thinking and policy foresight.
Tertiary qualifications in environmental, climate change or other relevant disciplines are ideal.
Moreland is a progressive council with 180,000 residents: one community, proudly diverse. Our city is vibrant and energetic, known for its active community, array of fabulous festivals, cool pools, eclectic shops and our community of artists and creative industries. As a Council, we’ve been supporting our community through difficult times, and our long-term vision has ambitious goals for environmental sustainability, community wellbeing, and creating great places.
Moreland Council strives to be a contemporary, innovative and collaborative organisation with a deep commitment to engagement with the Moreland community. With the Civic Centre located in Coburg, 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, there are excellent public transport options and great food and cafés right at the doorstep. Moreland City Council is a great place to live, work and play.
For more information about the Council, please visit: Moreland City Council
Applications close: Thursday, 31 March 2022
To apply – Please click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference MORmsc0222, addressing your cover letter with three key career achievements and targeted resume to David Baber of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.