A MANAGER of Corporate and Community Services has been appointed by the council's general manager and is due to start work next month. Councillors have been advised:
"The Executive Manager Corporate and Community Services is a senior leadership position responsible for the overall management of the Corporate and Community Services functions of Council including:
- Financial Services
- Customer Service & Administration
- Human Resources, Work Health & Safety, Corporate Risk
- Corporate Property & Fleet Management
- Community, Youth and Child Services
- Information Management
"In these roles Mark has developed a strong understanding of local government, state government, as well as legislation and policy applicable to public sector organisations. He has also had many years’ experience in developing and implementing strategies, policies and plans for well governed public sector service delivery. Mark has many years of hands on experience in human resource management and managing corporate service functions.
"In his current role at the City of Sydney Mark has worked to improve strategy coordination, policy, asset management, customer service, and the alignment of corporate functions in support of the delivery of the Council’s community strategic plan. Mark is also a strong advocate of business excellence in local government.
"Mark has a Bachelor of Commerce degree with specialisation in accountancy and management."