Unit Manager Sport and Recreational Facilities

Location: Adelaide
  • Work proactively with sporting and community organisations
  • Lead, coach and develop your team
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders

Marion is one of the largest Councils in South Australia, serving more than 92,000 residents in Adelaide’s southern suburbs. They offer their community 160 different services while maintaining over $1 billion in assets. They pride themselves on innovation, achievement, respect and integrity and the satisfaction of knowing their work is helping improve residents’ lives in this thriving community.

As Unit Manager Sport and Recreational Community Facilities you will be responsible for the strategic leadership of City of Marion’s sporting and recreation facilities through proactively working with sporting and community organisations.

Taking a strategic view you will review the existing community, sport and recreation facilities and services as well as identifying the asset needs of the sporting and community organisations and the community to deliver Council’s goals and objectives.

You will lead a team that works closely with internal and external stakeholders to support capacity building including identification of funding options and assist the groups to develop strategic plans/programs and sound governance practices to manage, promote and grow.

We are seeking a proven leader who is collaborative, resilient and a strategic thinker who fosters innovation. Systems and processes improvement will enable business as usual allowing time for you and your team to do things differently, to maximise the utilisation of the facilities within the Community. You will build strong business partnerships and are able to communicate at all levels sharing your vision, enabling you to influence and deliver.

Armed with your expertise and experience you and your team will make a difference to the City of Marion.  Tertiary qualifications in the discipline of Business, Commerce and or Sport and Recreation Planning are highly desirable.

Your commitment to displaying the values of the organisation – Achievement, Innovation, Respect and Integrity – while delivering a quality customer experience to their community will make you a valued team member.

To request a copy of the position description please email admin@ashbymagro.com.au

Brief telephone enquiries may be made to Allison Ashby on 0414 731 313.

Applications should include a covering letter and resume in Word format and may be submitted by clicking the “apply” button below or through our website www.ashbymagro.com.au

Applications should be received prior to 8.30am, Monday 13 July 2020.


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