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Continuous Improvement Lead

Moreland City Council

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 07/12/2017

Job Category:

Consulting / QA / Process Improvement

Job description:

*Please note that this advertisement has been amended to extend the closing date to 21st December 2017 and it is now a permanent ongoing position.

 

  • Permanent
  • Full Time Position

Moreland City Council is a progressive community focused organisation striving to be more efficient and effective by ensuring that any activity is value adding by nature. With a strong local economy and a diverse range of services our business is evolving and looking to be a leader within the Continuous Improvement space.

Reporting to the Manager Organisational Performance, you will jointly lead, develop and implement Moreland’s improvement program from a corporate perspective together with the Continuous Improvement Educator. The improvement program has several aspects including improvement initiatives, service planning and service reviews.  Using a Lean Thinking approach as a base, the program strives to improve the performance of services to enhance and deliver outcomes for our customers. You will work across all levels of the organisation to build capability in problem solving and process improvement and work back with the network of improvement practitioners to ensure an aligned approach.

You will partner with the business to help shift the culture to one that embraces a continuous improvement attitude and is willing to strive to be the best. Key to your success in this role will be your ability to build broad relationships across the business and partnering with leaders to solve problems and improve processes and services within their work area with tangible outcomes measured.

Applicants will have a demonstrated ability to achieve significant  improvements whilst building the skills and knowledge of those within the organisation to embrace a continuous improvement culture.

 

Possessing excellent interpersonal skills, you will be experienced and proven Lean Practitioner with sound coaching and facilitation skills.  With an ability to build solid relationships quickly, you will show resilience, have the energy and drive to make a difference and the appetite to lead significant pieces of work across the organisation.

 

We are an equal opportunity and child safe employer, support inclusiveness and diversity, and are Values based.  Moreland - One Community Proudly Diverse.