Manager Sustainable Environment
- Enable impactful sustainability outcomes for community
- Bring big picture strategic thinking and a people focus
- Corporate Leadership Group position
In the context of the City’s natural values, plan for environmentally sustainable growth, minimising waste and increasing the circular economy, this position leads the community and the organisation in the delivery of best practice sustainable outcomes and managing high profile contracts including waste management and conservation management.
Success will come creating and developing a high-performing team to deliver on objectives, in a complex organisational environment and executing complex projects and change initiatives. The role requires a proven leader that can deliver expertise in both sustainability strategy and large waste contract management.
The role reports to the Director Infrastructure and Environment and has four direct reports covering conservation management, land management and biodiversity, sustainable policy and programs: and water and recycling.
It is essential to have a tertiary qualification in Environmental Science, Sustainability and/or Waste Management, or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience.
The City of Whittlesea is an equal opportunity employer and committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects our municipality.
The City of Whittlesea is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia and, as a local government organisation, playing an important role in the everyday lives of more than 220,000 community members.
The City’s Environment Sustainability Strategy provides the focal point for action around seven key environmental challenges encompassing climate change, urban design, water, waste and materials, land, biodiversity and change strategies. The City’s Climate Change Action Plan will direct Council investment into activities that enable the City to be Climate Ready.
At the City of Whittlesea, behaviours and actions are guided by our organisational values.
For more information visit: www.whittlesea.vic.gov.au
To apply – please go to opportunities at fisherleadership.com and click on ‘APPLY NOW’ using reference WTLmse0321, addressing your targeted cover letter briefly addressing the key selection criteria and resume to David Baber of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.
Applications close: Saturday, 24 April 2021Download candidate information