Operations Manager

Adelaide, South Australia, au
Company: Serco
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-07-30 06:16:31
Job Advertisement:
  • Inspire, motivate & develop a multi-disciplined team
  • Build a career in a secure facility within a global services organisation
  • Fulltime position working rotating roster based in Adelaide CBD
  • About you

    You are a respectful and professional person who demonstrates exceptional moral values. You have a security minded disposition which allows you to analyse and assess risk and implement appropriate corrective action. You have strong leadership skills, and the ability to motivate your multi-disciplined team to deliver extraordinary service within a complex environment. Looking for a new challenge, you are excited for an opportunity to build upon your security and operational skillset whilst contributing within a diverse team.

    About the role

    Reporting to the Deputy General Manager, you will be responsible for leading and managing the security and operations of the Adelaide Remand Centre. You will ensure we maintain a secure and humane approach to the safe confinement of prisoners and persons within the remand centre. You will be based on site and will ensure the security processes are adhered too. Always by conducting audits and managerial inspections. In addition, you may be required to monitor and coordinate key functions including visits, offender escorts, special escorts, industry security, reception, store, and perimeter security.

    To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Certificate III Correctional Practice (CSC30115)
  • Diploma in Correctional Administration or equivalent
  • Experience in a leadership position within a prison, detention centre, or similar institutional environment involving complex human behaviour.
  • Sound knowledge of modern correctional practices, including issues and developments to deliver best practice in correctional environments.
  • Sound knowledge of the criminal justice system in Australia including the roles of the respective elements of the system and relevant legislative provisions.
  • Exposure to managing and/or coordinating security support functions.
  • An understanding of the needs leading people from different ethnic, cultural and lifestyle backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander.
  • Experience in planning, coordinating and directing operations of a multi-discipline teams in a large and complex institution environment.
  • Knowledge on community engagement, key stakeholder liaison and/or working with special interest groups particularly in the criminal justice system.
  • The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour.
  • This is a position of trust and responsibility and to support this we will conduct a thorough probity assessment as an essential selection component for this role.

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