Regional Director, Southern and Eastern Metropolitan - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 14/04/2023
REF: DEDreg0822
Applications for this listing are closed

Regional Director, Southern and Eastern Metropolitan

Close Date: 14/04/2023
REF: DEDreg0822
  • Impactful leadership position based in Dandenong 
  • Engage with local business to drive investment pipeline 
  • Bring commercial & partnership capabilities



The Department builds strategic relationships with businesses and partners across Melbourne and the Regions to facilitate investment, create high value jobs and stimulate business growth.  

As the Director of a dedicated team within the Jobs, Innovation and Business Engagement Group you will lead the south east directorate to oversee investment pipeline development, investment management, business networking, intelligence gathering and referrals to support growth in key sectors and markets prominent in this region, including advanced manufacturing, digital, food, life sciences and transport.  

Keys to success are superior collaboration skills and proven experience in partnership brokering and development.  These skills should be backed by commercial and strategic acumen with a focus on business case development, understanding of investment drivers and economic/industry context. Specific sectoral domain knowledge will also be highly regarded. 

The successful candidate will have sound conceptual and analytical skills, proven ability to lead multi-faceted teams, a track record of developing and influencing stakeholder relationships and a strength in resolving complex issues in a demanding environment.  

Additionally, a working knowledge of the public sector, its protocols and processes will be considered a plus for this high-profile leadership position. 

To express your interest, provide a brief cover letter together with your resume by Friday 14 April 2023. Former applicants do not need to re- apply.  


About the Department

The Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions is firmly focused on driving a strong and resilient economy that benefits all Victorians – by creating more opportunities for people through jobs and skills; supporting businesses and industries to grow and prosper; and building vibrant communities and regions.

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To apply – please go to and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference DEDreg0822, addressing your cover letter and resume to David Baber of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

Expression of interest close: Friday 14 April 2023

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