Manager Investment Attraction and Growth
- Champion an investment and growth agenda
- Attract new industry and business to the region
- Be part of a vibrant regional community
The Manager Investment Attraction and Growth actively leads Council’s co-ordinated approach to the development of the local and regional economy. This involves bringing new commercial and industrial ventures and the diversification of successful existing agricultural industries.
Reporting to the Director Communities & Place, the Manager oversees three Coordinators and is accountable for the performance of the economic development objectives in the Council Plan. Key to success will be collaboratively partnering with industry, government and statutory authorities, local and regional bodies and the community to achieve sustainable economic and employment outcomes. The role also has accountability for statutory planning and building services.
The successful candidate will bring a track record that proves a demonstrated ability to lead a successful integrated economic development function and an expertise in strategic partnership and network development. Being an enabler that is self-driven, creative, takes the initiative and gets tangible results are essential personal attributes. Relevant tertiary qualifications are expected.
Horsham Rural City Council is an outwardly focused, modern and progressive council, which is highly committed to innovative practice. It is well placed to accommodate new business and investment.
Horsham is the major provider of retail, community and government services in the Wimmera, with agriculture being the major industry. There are a range of quality educational and health care facilities including secondary colleges, a university and an agricultural college. There is also an impressive array of natural assets including recreational lakes, wetlands, the Wimmera River, Mount Arapiles, the Wartook Valley, and the nearby Grampians National Park.
The Council provides excellent employment conditions that promote work/life balance.
For more information about the Council, visit: www.hrcc.vic.gov.au
Follow the links to the Live, Work, Visit and Invest Horsham Prospectus
For a copy of the Position Description, click here.
To apply – please go to fisherleadership.com and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference HRCmia0720, providing a targeted two page pitch and resume to David Baber of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.
Applications close: Friday 31 July 2020.