Inclusive Communities Manager

Job title : Inclusive Communities Manager
Location : Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Job reference : 1131929
About the Organisation
Brisbane is a great place to live and work with an enviable lifestyle. It's a vibrant, green, prosperous and safe city that nurtures opportunity, innovation, values sustainability and supports strong economic growth. In achieving this vision, Brisbane City Council needs dynamic, passionate and forward-thinking leaders to help guide the organisation. As Australia’s largest local government with more than 9,000 employees, an annual budget of more than $3.2 billion and assets in excess of $31 billion, Council is dedicated to ensuring Brisbane remains a great place to live and work and maintains its enviable lifestyle.

About the Position
Reporting to the Manager, Connected Communities, the Inclusive Communities Manager is responsible for overseeing managing an overall budget of $19m, a staff remit of 70 employees and is an active contributor to the management of the Branch, Division and Senior Executive.  The objective of this diverse role is to oversee a portfolio of projects and programs that promote diversity, strengthen communities and reduce social exclusion across Brisbane. This includes programs that strengthen the relationships and connections with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities, as well as supporting inclusion of people with a disability, young people and people at risk of homelessness within Brisbane.

The Inclusive Communities teams include community development (including multicultural), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, youth services, immunisation, active and healthy, and safe communities. Key strategic projects of note that this team will deliver include The Inclusive Brisbane Plan and the Night time Economy Strategy.

About the Person
This role represents an excellent opportunity for a senior leader with a background in community engagement, non-profit or public facing service delivery. You can demonstrate astute stakeholder engagement, and the ability to influence and lead through times of change whilst simultaneously building capability, both internally and externally.   A solid track record of good governance along with a natural affinity to providing exceptional service and community outcomes will also be critical.
  
To apply online, click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Wallis, Talent Manager – Executive, Sharp & Carter on twallis@sharpandcarter.com.au or 0439 817 992.