Economic Development Manager

A new position, Economic Development Manager, has been created to take a leading role in pursuing economic development opportunities in Waitaki.

As Economic Development Manager, reporting directly to our Chief Executive, you will be responsible for the strategic leadership, planning and execution of economic and business development work undertaken by Waitaki District Council for our growing district.

Our exceptional district is home to lakes, ski fields, cycle trails, surf beaches, epic tramping, fishing and hunting areas, along with award-winning restaurants, wineries, craft breweries and Oamaru’s popular Victorian Precinct.

What will you be doing as our new Economic Development Manager?

• Leading, developing and delivering our Economic Development Strategy

• Providing effective leadership and oversight to the Economic Development function, including communications

• Developing detailed project plans and having extensive insight into existing and future initiatives in the region

• Developing and maintaining exceptional relationships with key stakeholders.

If you want your career to have real purpose and you are committed to using your talents to make a difference, don’t wait - apply now… before someone else secures your dream job! 

Any enquiries can be made to Fergus Power, Chief Executive on 03 433 0300 or email 

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