Company South Waikato District Council
Location South Waikato, Waikato
Listed Thu 21 Dec, 2:53 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference 3916393
  • Do you have strong experience in economic or business development?
  • Are you looking for a new challenge that allows you a balanced lifestyle?
  • Are you a lateral thinker with the ability to find creative solutions in partnership with others?
  • Do you have a strong customer service attitude and drive?

South Waikato District Council has an exciting opportunity for an Economic Development Manager to be part of our community which is entering into a new phase of growth.

The successful applicant will need to work co-operatively to ensure that economic development opportunities particularly for new industry, retention of existing businesses and population growth are maximised for the benefit of the district and its people.

This is an opportunity to lead a new phase of economic growth generation, employment and local prosperity in a district that has traditionally had minimal growth. Part of your contribution to the future of the District will be overviewing our marketing and promotions activities. Our Marketing Officer reports to this role.

We are looking for a person that has strong engagement skills to work with our stakeholders, a proven ability to manage projects successfully and a great understanding of how to create real economic development in a local government environment.

If you have a true desire and commitment to create economic growth for the long-term benefit of the South Waikato district we would like to hear from you.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.