Director, Manufacturing and Industry Development - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 23/10/2022
REF: DEDind0822
Applications for this listing are closed

Director, Manufacturing and Industry Development

Close Date: 23/10/2022
REF: DEDind0822
  • Build the capability of Victoria’s manufacturing industry
  • Drive sustainable industry and jobs growth
  • Lead policy development and decision making


The Position

As a key leader within the Industry Development and Participation Branch, the Director provides a key interface with industry stakeholders and other government agencies to drive collaboration, innovation and positive industry development outcomes for Victoria’s manufacturing sector.  As an experienced leader who has government, high level stakeholder engagement or related organisational industry experience, you will oversee a team to establish, develop, strengthen relationships with stakeholder groups across Victoria’s key manufacturing sectors including advanced manufacturing, food and advanced technologies.

Your executive level management expertise will set your course to understand when and how to collaborate, share knowledge and be a bridge for purposes of engagement and policy development between other parts of the Victorian Government.

Promoting strategic manufacturing in the Victorian economy, you will provide high level advice and information to Ministers, senior executives and industry stakeholders, produce high quality briefings, communications material and industry insights and lead external engagement and stakeholder activities.

You will be comfortable working in a dynamic, deadline driven environment where you can lead your team to pivot its attention on priorities as required.  The successful candidate will bring developed analytical and conceptual skills, including demonstrated ability to develop strategies and frameworks, industry insights, quickly assimilate new concepts and information, and deliver positive and innovative solutions for complex industry issues and opportunities with nuance, flair and accuracy.

The Organisation

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) is firmly focused on Victoria’s economic recovery and growth ensuring it benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and supporting inclusive communities.

This CBD based leadership position sits within the Industry Development and Participation Branch. The branch works collaboratively across the Victorian Government to deliver on government policy that helps drive sustainable industry and jobs growth to positively impact Victorians’ lives and the economy.

For more information, visit: DJPR


Applications close: Sunday, 23 October 2022

To apply – click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference DEDind0822 and provide your resume and cover letter together with five impactful statements against the key selection criteria to Alice Keogh or David Baber of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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