Job no: 492799
Work type: Permanent
Location: Northern Melbourne / North Central Victoria
Categories: Community Services and Development
Economic Development Coordinator
About the role
The Economic Development Coordinator will play an integral role in leading in the development of investment and business attraction policies and initiatives, advocacy and advice to our Councillors, Executive and wider organisation. With Mitchell Shire in the midst of a population boom, this opportunity to lead a small team aims to foster and build relationships and partnerships, lead the development and delivery of projects that stimulate business development and investment, tourism and local employment and positions us as a local government leader in this space.
You will be an excellent leader who is strategic, visionary with a solid understanding of key economic development and planning issues as well as emerging trends. An active and passionate communicator, you will have advanced communication, negotiation and influencing skills with proven stakeholder management and investment facilitation experience. Importantly, you will be committed to developing the team you lead creating a great workplace culture. Your leadership and effectiveness will be informed by a combination of technical qualifications, proven on the job experience and a commitment to continued professional development.
About Mitchell Shire
Mitchell is one of the most exciting Councils in Victoria, with a mix of massive growth to the south of our Shire and our brilliant rural towns to our north, we are growing from a current population of 50,000 to 300,000. With this massive change we offer a real opportunity to shape the future visioning of the Shire, and be part of a progressive team. You can build on your expertise and make positive contributions to our organisation and community. We offer flexible work conditions, ongoing learning and professional development opportunities and the chance to be part of a developing and innovative team striving for professional excellence.
The successful applicant will be required to obtain an employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.
For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact Mike McIntosh on 03 5734 6217
All applications must address the Key Selection Criteria in the position description. To apply for this position, please go to our e recruit page: www.mitchellshire.vic.gov.au/council/careers-employment
Position Description: 500392 - Economic Development Coordinator PD March 2021.pdf
Applications close at 9am Monday 26 April 2021.
Mitchell Shire Council is a Child Safe Organisation
Advertised: 08 Apr 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 26 Apr 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
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