Regional Director, Southern and Eastern Metropolitan - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 26/10/2022
REF: DEDreg0822
Applications for this listing are closed

Regional Director, Southern and Eastern Metropolitan

Close Date: 26/10/2022
REF: DEDreg0822
  • High profile leadership position based in Dandenong
  • Engage with local business to drive investment pipeline
  • Bring commercial and partnership capability


The Position

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions builds strategic relationships with businesses and partners across Melbourne 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 high-pressure environment.

Your application should demonstrate your influence and initiative as well as your deep and contemporary working knowledge of the public sector, its protocols and processes to be considered for this high profile leadership position.

The Organisation

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.

Within DJPR, the Jobs, Innovation and Business Engagement group works to build trust-based relationships with Victorian businesses, from global enterprises to small businesses and start-ups. The Group facilitates and enables new investments, develops and attracts world class talent, supports key industry capabilities and advocates for a competitive and fair business environment that creates more jobs.

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: DJPR


Applications close: Wednesday, 26 October 2022

To apply – click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference DEDreg0822 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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