Fixed Term
Morwell, Victoria
Close Date: 02/04/2019
REF: DELdsd0319
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All Fixed Term Opportunities

Director Sector Development, Solar Victoria

Fixed Term
Morwell, Victoria
Close Date: 02/04/2019
REF: DELdsd0319
Apply now All Fixed Term Opportunities
  • Drive renewable energy reform
  • Be the facilitator of sector-wide collaboration
  • Advance products and service innovation

The position

The Director Sector Development will ensure the renewables industry and workforce has the investment, training and innovation needed to meet targets and continuously improve over the lifetime of this nation-leading solar program. The role will develop and implement strategies to coordinate sector investment that will increase the quality, safety and affordability of household solar products and services in Victoria.

Reporting to the CEO, the Director will work with providers and other government bodies to ensure the delivery workforce has the technical skills and safety capability to implement this state-wide energy initiative. The role will also engage with network service providers to ensure network innovation that will enable program delivery. The Director work closely with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning contributing to the existing energy reform agenda.

The successful candidate will be a forward thinking and well credentialled leader who understands the energy sector. Critical to success will be outstanding communication skills, and a demonstrated track record in stakeholder engagement and management, including influencing and negotiating mutually beneficial outcomes and partnerships. Relevant tertiary qualifications are essential.

The organisation

In an Australian first, the newly established Solar Victoria will deliver solar panels to 700,000 homes over the next 10 years.

This exciting, $1.34 billion program will also see solar hot water installed in 60,000 Victorian households and batteries to 10,000.

Solar Victoria will be based in Morwell with a Melbourne office presence.

This is a high quality, regional opportunity for a proven and innovative energy sector development leader.

For more information visit: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) www.delwp.vic.gov.au

To apply – please click on ‘Apply now’ using reference DELdsd0319, addressing your cover letter, response to key selection criteria and resume to David Baber of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

For a copy of the PD, please click here: Position Description

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