Principal Economic Development Officer (Fraser Coast RC) —

Realise all your lifestyle and career aspirations

Help drive the change agenda
Exceptional lifestyle opportunity

Future-focused Council

Located 250kms north of Brisbane and centred on the twin cities of Hervey Bay and Maryborough, the Fraser Coast region is home to over 100,000 residents and a thriving mixed-business economy. It is also one of Queensland’s most stunning natural environments which includes the world heritage listed Fraser Island and Great Sandy Straits Biosphere.

Reporting to the Manager of Economic Development, this is a genuine front-line leadership role that will see you help design, implement and manage the blueprint for the long term economic growth of the region. Your input will be vital to program, policy and strategy development as well as the identification and conversion of commercial and investment opportunities and initiatives. As team leader, you will also provide inspiration and direction across all aspects of the department’s portfolio and operations.

A creative strategist who understands the power of innovation and lateral thinking, you will have a strong background within value-driven Local Government environments and a thorough knowledge of the sectors’ internal working structures, processes and ethics. Commercially-savvy and an exceptional communicator, you can quickly engage with and build rapport across a broad range of key stakeholders and communities – both internal and external.

This is a genuine opportunity to realise all your personal lifestyle and professional development aspirations.

To apply or download a comprehensive information pack, visit mcarthur.com.au and enter ref. number 136017 in the search function.

For a confidential discussion, please call Julie Ford on (07) 3211 9700.

Applications close Monday 19th February 2018

Short Description

A genuine front-line leadership role that will see you help design, implement and manage the blueprint for the long term economic growth of the region