Director, Industry Development and Technology
- Foster sector industry and workforce development
- Build strategic alliances and networks
- Bring proactive and agile leadership
Be part of a mission to drive partnerships with industry, training providers and community, positioning Victoria as a national leader in renewables and technology development.
The Director, Industry Development and Technology is a key executive appointment that leads the design and implementation of strategies and programs and drives engagement with industry stakeholders to develop and grow the sector to ensure the workforce development, investment and innovation meet the objectives of programs administered by Solar Victoria. You will be required to represent government in its engagement with Victoria’s energy industry and stakeholders and to monitor system performance.
Reporting to the Executive Director, Policy, Programs and Industry Development, the role is responsible for leading three direct reports and teams of approximately 20 staff. Accountabilities include promoting and facilitating investment, providing high quality, innovative and strategic advice, building partnerships, and risk management.
To be successful you will have impactful leadership skills and a relevant track record of delivery in business/industry development. You will have superior negotiation, facilitation and stakeholder management skills and sustain a high level of responsiveness and agility. Government experience whilst well regarded is not mandated. Tertiary qualifications are expected at this level.
About Solar Victoria
Solar Victoria: Helping Victorians take control of their energy bills, tackle climate change and build a cleaner, renewable future.
Solar Victoria’s purpose is to enable Victorians to access clean and affordable household energy, now and into the future. A portfolio entity within the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), we work closely with other DELWP groups including Energy and Environment and Climate Change to ensure government policy enables the transition to a zero emissions future.
For more information about DELWP visit: www.delwp.vic.gov.au
To apply – please go to fisherleadership.com and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference DELidt1021, addressing your cover letter and resume to David Baber of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.
Applications close: Friday 26 November 2021
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