CEO - Investment and Regional Partnerships

Job Title: CEO - Investment and Regional Partnerships
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Horsham
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-28
Reference: JO-1901-93134-4
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 30, 2019 08:53

Job Description

  • Regional leadership role with a future focus
  • Promote economic development, investment & employment opportunities
  • Role based in Horsham, Victoria
Our client is a regional organisation based in Horsham that is tasked with promoting economic development throughout the Wimmera region, supporting existing local businesses and identifying opportunities for investors. The organisation plays a vital role in linking industry and government, lobbying for improved regional infrastructure and advocating for regional priority issues.

As the CEO, you will lead the small organisation into a new era with a focus of supporting and promoting strategic development and growth. Working closely with the Board and staff, you will identify and implement projects and initiatives that enhance the economic and employment opportunities for the Wimmera and Southern Mallee Region of Victoria.

Being a key leader for the region, you will enhance relationships and partnerships with local, state and federal government, key stakeholders and agencies in support of economic development opportunities.

You will continuously be seeking to improve regional infrastructure as a leverage point for economic growth and promote the region as an attractive area for industry, tourism, business, services, employment and educational development.

Finally, you will take the lead role in economic initiatives such as the Wimmera Southern Mallee Strategic Plan and Regional Settlement Program.

To be successful in this role you will need to bring an exceptional ability to build relationships and develop long term partnerships. You will have a proven record of achievement for catalysing regional growth, economic development and employment opportunities. You have established networks across all tiers of government and a passion for regional areas and seeing them prosper. You are a strategic and innovative thinker that has the ability to lead others in a way that empowers and inspires them to strive for excellence.
If you are looking for a regional leadership role that offers a chance to play a critical role in the economic prosperity, growth and opportunities for multiple communities, this is the role for you.
To apply online, please click on the “apply now” button and submit your resume. To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Cameron Norton on (03) 9929 9522 from Davidson Executive & Boards.