Director, Global Engagement

The Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions (DJPR) was established on 1 Jan 2019 to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places & regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

We are committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, provide personal & professional development programs and support ways of working that help employees balance work and life.

DJPR is an equal opportunity employer & welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

As part of the Machinery of Government changes announced by the Premier of Victoria, on 1 Jan 2019 DEDJTR transitioned into the Department of Transport (DoT) & the Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions (DJPR).
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: EO3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/060504
Closing Date: 09-Jun-2019
Salary Range: $182,070 - $236,068
Job Duration: up to five years
Attachments: Director, Global Engagement PD.doc (Word, 148KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Gonul Serbest, CEO, Global Victoria
(03) 9651 9178

Position Details

Director, Global Engagement

  • Promote Victoria's global economic engagement
  • Fixed-term up to five years
  • CBD Location

The Director, Global Engagement is responsible for managing the international Victorian Government Trade and Investment network.  Working alongside employers and stakeholders across government, the role drives engagement with international governments and organisations, coordinating and reporting on regional market intelligence.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will lead the development and implementation of international strategies and projects to grow Victoria's global economic engagement including the development of strategies focussed on regions and/or countries and new trade and investment market opportunities for Victorian companies internationally.  Managing and providing strategic leadership to a diverse team (locally and off-shore), will see you enabling the delivery of a coordinated approach to international engagement that maximises the value created through international activities to raise the international profile of Victoria.

You will have a proven track record in effectively leading the planning and delivery of internationally focused strategies and projects plus contemporary knowledge of the national and state policy and institutional environment governing Victoria's engagement internationally.  With collaboration being critical, you will be known for your ability to take a proactive approach to engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders and your understanding of the global economic environment and the major issues that impact Victorian businesses.  Your success in the role will depend on your ability to execute through other people, both internally and externally.

How to Apply:
Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement.  Applications should include a resume and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying. 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Gonul Serbest, Chief Executive Officer, Global Victoria on (03) 9651 9178.

Application close midnight on Sunday 9 June 2019.

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