Unit Manager Strategy and Risk

Location: Adelaide
  • Level 8 $115,412 + super
  • A key leadership role across Council
  • Develop, maintain, monitor and report

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.
The Unit Manager Strategy and Risk is responsible for the Strategic and Risk Function and has 2 direct reports. You will lead, plan and manage the Council’s Strategic Management Framework, Risk Management Framework and Grant Management Program. The primary objective is to manage and improve the strategic planning and risk processes to deliver the best service in response to local needs. 

You will be accountable for the 4 Year Plan, the Annual Business Plan, the Business Continuity Plan, Community Emergency Plan and Recovery Plan.  You will also develop, maintain and monitor Council’s Internal audit plan and manage the insurance portfolio.
This is a pivotal role within Council and we need a collaborative leader who empowers others to find solutions and pathways to achieve Council’s strategic goals. A change agent with proven ability to lead change to business operations you will also possess high political acumen.   Excellent communication skills both verbal and written are a must.
Your experience should be supported by tertiary qualifications in Business, Corporate Governance or a related field with certificates in risk management and/or internal audit being highly regarded. The role is Level 8 $115,412 + super.
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 support the future workforce of the City of Marion Council, we are seeking individuals who possess agility, resilience, empathy & IT competence.
The City of Marion has a COVID Mandatory Vaccination Policy.
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 COB  21 March 2022.

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