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Head Of Business Operations

Business Services Managers
Contract Full Time
586 days ago

Unit: Creative City
Salary: AUD $151,419 - $172,987 per annum plus Superannuation

Employment status: Term Contract up to March 2024

Employment arrangement: Full Time

Location: Sydney CBD

Option to work under a 19-day month arrangement



At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 - 2050 continuing the vision – developing a green, global and connected city.



The City of Sydney is seeking a highly skilled and dynamic leader for Head of Business Operations as part of the Major Events and Festivals team.



The Major Events and Festivals team delivers the City's Cultural Plan through a series of large scale, major public and cultural events including Sydney New Year’s Eve, Sydney Lunar Festival, Sydney Christmas, Art & About, and Capital Works launch events.



The primary purpose of this position is to work with the Producer Major Events & Festivals to manage all business operations in order to successfully plan, manage and deliver the annual program of major events produced for the City of Sydney by the business unit. The position leads strategic business unit planning and development, finance including annual budgeting and ongoing management and procurement requirements; legal and governance requirements; commercial and compliance obligations; negotiation of significant contracts; and management of staffing resources.



Working with the Major Events’ Producer and senior management team, you will have demonstrated experience working successfully with cross-functional teams, superior leadership, strategic planning and communications skills, and advanced budget, procurement, and contract management experience.



To be successful you will have tertiary qualifications and/or significant senior experience in contracting, procurement, commercial risk, financial and business management in a government or statutory environment. You will possess maturity, discretion, sound judgement and the capacity to act autonomously, with demonstrated experience working in a high performing, collaborative team.



At the City of Sydney you will join a dedicated team where individual effort is part of something much bigger – delivering great things for our city’s dynamic future.



To apply: Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.



This role will require a national criminal history check, a working with childrens check and a pre-employment health declaration.



The City of Sydney has mandated vaccination for all employees. The successful applicant will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination.



Position description:



Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11:59pm, Tuesday 13th December.



For further information contact: Stephen Gilby, Producer Major Events and Festivals at or 02 9265 9460.



Employee Benefits:



We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and value diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage all applicants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTIQ and culturally diverse communities to join Council.



The City will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 02 9265 9333 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $151,419
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $165,804
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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