Position Details
Reference Number 19105
Position Title Manager Banyule Leisure
Employment Type Temporary Term Contract
Department Leisure, Recreation & Cultural Services
Location Ivanhoe Aquatic, 170 Waterdale Road, Ivanhoe 3079
Band SEO - Senior Executive Officer
Salary $130,000.00
Hours 38.00
Position Summary
  • Key leadership and management role in the health, fitness and wellbeing industry
  • Over see the Ivanhoe Aquatic Centre redevelopment

Banyule Leisure is Councils in house team responsible for the management of Ivanhoe Aquatic Centre (IAC), Banyule Nets Stadium and Olympic Leisure Centre (OLC). Three very different sports/leisure facilities that all perform important roles in delivering Councils health and well-being outcomes. This exciting role presents an opportunity to strategically lead the operations and management of the in house managed leisure facilities.


As the Manager Banyule Leisure you will have a passion and understanding of health, fitness and wellbeing at a community level and be an expert from an operational and technical point of view. You will effectively build inspire and lead a large team of 150 professionals during a time of change to facilitate new opportunities for growth and innovation. You will play a critical role in the development and implementation of Ivanhoe Aquatic Centre redevelopment and set future directions around people business management and operations.


Key responsibilities:

  • Establish and implement strategies and key directions for Banyule Leisure
  • Oversee major projects, capital works and maintenance programs across each facility and the redevelopment of IAC
  • Manage financial performance including preparation and management of annual operating budgets
  • Build a positive culture and provide leadership, supervision and support to a large team
  • Putting the community’s health and wellbeing and customer experience at the heart of Banyule Leisure
  • Ensure the safety of patrons and staff

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Sports Management, Business Management, Recreation or other related discipline
  • Significant staff management and leadership experience in a health and fitness & aquatic facility management role  
  • Well-developed strategic management business planning skills and financial management
  • Experience in managing change associated in major work projects or facility development
  • Values aligned with Banyule Council's - Respect, Integrity, Responsibly, Initiative and Inclusion


  • Attractive remuneration package $130,000.00 plus super
  • Full time, 3 year contract July 2022 to June 2025
  • Leadership opportunity
  • Opportunity to collaborate with and learn from a highly skilled Senior Management team
  • Access to quality learning & development opportunities and health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible work arrangements

How to apply: 

For more information about this position please access a copy of the position description via the link below or to discuss your suitability, contact Nicole Maslin  Manager Health and Active Communities  mobile 0466 923 264 for a confidential conversation.


To apply for this position, please include your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description.     Applications Close 11.45pm on Wednesday 29 June 2022.


Banyule City Council is committed to being an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer, we value diversity and encourage people from different and diverse backgrounds to apply. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email employment@banyule.vic.gov.au or call 9940 4235. 


In line with the directions issued by Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, this position requires you to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are successful in this recruitment, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status. 

Contact Person Nicole Maslin
Contact Number 0466923264
Closing Date 29/06/2022
Position Description
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