Team Leader Circular Economy


Salary commencing from $141,366 Total Employment Package

Permanent or Senior Officer Contract

We are the City Of Melbourne, a place to be bold and inspirational .

We are rapidly transforming to meet the evolving challenges faced by a global city. With a vision of being a leading organisation for a leading capital city, our mission is to create positive impact for our community. Each day, we work with passion and purpose so that together we achieve incredible things.

Together we Make the Difference

How this position will Make the Difference to City of Melbourne...

The Team Leader Circular Economy leads delivery of effective circular economy outcomes for the City of Melbourne. With a collaborative approach you will bring together circular economy efforts across the municipality to achieve measurable outcomes.

With innovation and creativity, you will analyse and interpret information to develop sound frameworks for dealing with complex and specialised issues. You will build and maintain relationships, facilitate new connections, and articulate shared value to support workable, cost-effective solutions to the cities’ circular economy challenge.

Drawing upon and developing your own networks within the recycling industry and community, you will lead resolutions to the current waste and recycling challenges faced across the municipality. This role will require you to independently develop strategies which facilitate funding, partnerships and links to community networks.

Critical to your success will be your high level, systematic problem solving approaches within a complex environment. You will possess the ability to consult, negotiate and communicate with all levels of staff, government agencies, stakeholders and the community, both verbally and in writing. Operating in a complex and political environment, the ability to analyse and synthesise complex information and communicate effectively is essential.

You can bring … (Selection criteria)

Ability to demonstrate and display City of Melbourne Values – accountability, integrity, courage, respect for self and others, and striving for excellence.

Leadership capability including leading by example and consistently working towards a constructive culture.

Demonstrated experience applying strategic thinking, development, planning, delivery and performance reporting.

Experience in building and facilitating strategic partnerships to deliver circular economy outcomes.

Well-developed skills and experience in leading and delivering projects on time and on budget, whilst balancing and responding to competing priorities.

Demonstrated ability to build a business case for change, capacity building and behaviour change approaches to influence circular economy outcomes.

Analytical and lateral thinking skills.

Relevant tertiary qualifications in waste, sustainability, public policy, business or equivalent.

By joining us, you will become part of a remarkable team who work in a constructive and inclusive culture to shape the future of this city. Together, we champion difference, celebrate achievement and recognise positive impact.

To view the physical requirements of this position, please see below under Position Information.

How to apply…

As part of the online application form you are required to:
attach your resume

attach a separate cover letter (no more than one page)

respond to the selection criteria, in a separate document (no more than two pages), as listed above under ‘You can bring…’

Please address your covering letter to Deb Cailes, Director Waste and Recycling.

Applications will be accepted up until 11:45pm Sunday 27 September 2020.

The position description for this role will not be provided at this stage of application.

For those interested in working with us , the City of Melbourne offers a great range of benefits.

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City of Melbourne is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity. Our commitment is for our people to be safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people regardless of their gender identity and expression, ethnicity, cultural background, sexual orientation, disability and age. We look for the right values, skills and knowledge to build our capabilities so that we can best deliver for our community.