Fixed Term
Geelong, Victoria
Close Date: 12/07/2019
REF: DEDrdb0619
Applications for this listing are closed

Regional Director Barwon South West

Fixed Term
Geelong, Victoria
Close Date: 12/07/2019
REF: DEDrdb0619
  • High profile leadership position
  • Deliver on Victoria’s sustainable growth agenda
  • Bring commercial capability to the region’s economy

The Position

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions is building on rural and regional Victoria’s existing strengths as communities and economies continually change and grow. The Barwon South West region has a strong health and professional services sector; a thriving agriculture/primary industry sector; a longstanding manufacturing and engineering base and a reputation for excellence in education.

This Regional Director role will collaborate with communities, industry, businesses and government to address the most important challenges and opportunities in Barwon South West. Key to success is driving tangible outcomes in job creation, infrastructure, regional planning, resource development and investment attraction. The position is responsible for leading a high performing team and providing senior representation of government in the region.

The successful candidate will have a track record of values-based leadership and delivery of solutions and outcomes in a complex setting. Superior interpersonal and communication skills coupled with influence and initiative demonstrated at senior level will be essential. You will bring a reputation of successful collaboration, brokering and partnership development. A background in economic development, infrastructure or complex project development is ideal as well as working knowledge of the public sector.

The Organisation

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) is dedicated to ensuring Victoria’s strong economic performance by growing industries and regions.

In delivering these functions, the department works with a wide variety of public entities, including public corporations, infrastructure development entities, asset management agencies, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

For more information visit: www.djpr.vic.gov.au

To apply – please go to www.fisherleadership.com and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference DEDrdb0619, addressing your cover letter and resume to David Baber of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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