Director Investment Attraction

Company Name :Department of Regional NSW

Job Posted Date : 2022-03-03T00:00:00.000Z

Location: Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia

Job Function:Finance, Sales

Job Industry:Non-profit Organization Management, Government Administration, Financial Services

Job Description:There has never been a better time to attract new investment into regional NSW. With world leading policies in net zero, hydrogen and renewable energy we are seeing a major increase in investor interest across the state. So, if you are passionate about making a difference to regional communities and are up for a challenge this opportunity is for you.
Senior Executive Band 1 role with attractive total remuneration package commencing from $226,617Full Time Fixed Term opportunity for 4 yearsWe support flexible working – ask us how this could work for you!Location – Coffs Harbour, Armidale, Dubbo and Queanbeyan preferred with other locations within Regional NSW considered

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.

About The Team

The Office of Regional Economic Development (ORED) within Regional Precincts leads business attraction, promotion and strategy across regional NSW. We are recognised as the only fully dedicated regional Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) in Australia and a leader in the field. We provide a range of tailor-made facilitation and information services to investors that are looking to establish or expand in regional NSW to drive economic development and create sustainable jobs.

The opportunity

The Director of Investment Attraction will drive and deliver regional and state-wide economic initiatives, projects and activities in collaboration with NSW Government agencies, local councils, and the private sector to improve the lives of people living in regional NSW. The position will also lead the promotion of employment lands and priority precincts across regional NSW to maximise investment, export and employment growth, and contribute to long term economic outcomes for the state.

You Will
Lead the delivery of strategic and major project development across regional NSW. Lead investment attraction activities and promote regional precincts domestically and internationally to drive economic growth and boost job creation for regional NSWEstablish and maintain strong collaborative relationships, at a senior level, with internal and external stakeholders including Ministerial offices, leaders in the private, not-for-profit, state and local government sectors.Enhance Aboriginal outcomes by supporting capability building and skills development programs.

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About You
Some may describe you as dynamic but simply put you excel at building long term valuable relationships, driving outcomes and fostering innovationYou will ideally have extensive experience in investment attraction, international trade or economic developmentYou will enjoy coordinating and influencing multidisciplinary teams to work together with a range of external and internal stakeholders to achieve strategic outcomesYou will bring with you a track record of leading high performing disparate teamsYour adaptive leadership style will enable you to build capability within your team by empowering individuals and driving a positive culture, creating a diverse and caring work environment.And most importantly you will have a true passion for working with communities in Regional NSW to make a real difference on the ground.

How To Apply

Your application should ideally include:
An up-to-date resume detailing your knowledge, skills, and experience in relation to the role.A cover letter that outlines how your previous experience makes you the best candidate for this position.

Candidates are encouraged to contact Ian Smith for further information on .

Closing Date: Thursday 17th March 2022 at 11.55pm

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.

About The Department

The Department of Regional NSW (the Department) was formed in 2020 as a central agency for regional issues. The Department is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses.


All Department of Regional NSW employees are required:
To be fully vaccinated of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine and/or an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing a role.