Manager Economic Development | Alexandrina Region | SA

About Us
The Alexandrina Region is uniquely positioned in the picturesque Southern Fleurieu Peninsula and is noted as one of the fastest growing regional areas in South Australia renowned for its environment, heritage and lifestyle.

The region is experiencing an unprecedented period of economic growth and is focused on better delivery of exemplary services that are community minded and innovative in application. Council places high priority on delivering programs and services that meet the needs and aspirations of our community.

About the Role
In this newly created role, reporting to the General Manager Growth, the Manager Economic Development will be responsible for developing and implementing Economic Development plans and strategies, providing effective leadership and guidance to the organisation in the key result areas of economic growth, investment leveraging, tourism and visitor attraction.

Supporting council’s growth agenda and forming part of the Leadership team, you will drive Economic Development plans and initiatives developing highly functioning relationships with all internal and external stakeholders, showing a thorough understanding economic landscape and partnerships.

About you
We seek an outstanding leader with a proven record in developing and implementing strategies to grow economies. You will be a motivated, successful and highly credible professional, with the ability to drive initiatives, lead a dynamic team and foster innovation with a strong customer first focus.

You will enjoy supporting people through change and continuous improvement that enhances community and stakeholder engagement and possess passion for developing marketing and communications innovations and strategies, with a view on the economic prosperity of the region.
What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Salary package
  • Fully maintained vehicle
  • 10% superannuation
  • Innovative and supportive employee benefit

This is an exceptional opportunity to play an integral role in guiding the long-term future of one of South Australia’s most renowned regional centres.

Apply now, or for a confidential conversation please call Catherine Morony on (08) 8273 9222. For a detailed position description, please email quoting the job title.