Executive Manager Economic Development and Innovation
Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Posted on: 21/04/2017
Salary: AUD 120000.00 -> 135000.00 Per year
Job type: Permanent
Drive Innovation and Economic Prosperity
Hunter Valley Location
Newly Created Role
About the organisation:
With close to 200 employees, this leading regional council offers a range of council based community services and supports a region rich in history and a diverse economy.
About the position:
You'll be responsible for the delivery of Councils Economic Prosperity goals as outlined in the endorsed Community Strategic Plan and four year Delivery Program. In a region that is undergoing transition from an economy dominated by thermal coal to a more sustainable and diverse economy with a focus on leveraging the regions competitive and comparative advantages and developing greater opportunities through education, innovation and the creative economy. The Executive Manager Economic Development and Innovation will initiate and lead proactive programs that facilitate business attraction, retention and expansion.
An established Manager with a proven experience in developing strategic plans and delivering highly quality tangible outcomes. Ideally, you'll have Experience working in an LGA and offer a sound understanding and appreciation of local government's role in the community, in the structure of government and in economic development. Tertiary qualified, you'll possess relevant qualifications in Commerce, Economics, Business Administration, Urban Planning, Marketing, Innovation, Enterprise or a related discipline.
The application process:
To enquire further, please contact the Andy Hendra on 02 4927 2233 for a confidential discussion. To apply directly, please follow the online application instructions.