Executive Director, Heritage Victoria

• Principal Victorian (non aboriginal) heritage protection and enhancement body

• Pivotal leadership position

• Conserve the past while looking to the future

Heritage Victoria is the principal body in Victoria responsible for managing and enhancing the State's non aboriginal heritage. It delivers a range of functions that enable the identification, protection and management of Victoria's significant heritage places and objects, including historic archaeological sites and maritime heritage. Heritage Victoria seeks to increase recognition of Victoria's significant heritage, to support the retention of significance values when heritage places are adapted or changed, and to communicate the social, economic and environmental benefits of investing in heritage assets
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: EO3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/822270
Closing Date: 27-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $178,500 - $231,439
Job Duration: 5 years
Attachments: 822270 Executive Director, Heritage Victoria.docx (Word, 108KB)

Contact: David Pleydell SHK Executive
(03) 8620 8020

Position Details

The Executive Director, Heritage Victoria, leads programs, processes and systems to support the development and implementation of the government's heritage policies. The Executive Director oversees operations and statutory delivery of the Heritage Act and other legislation, and manages reform and public relations issues. This includes providing authoritative advice to Ministers and senior executives across Victorian Government. Critical to the success of this role is developing collaborative strategies to continue to foster relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders. In leading a passionate and specialised team, the appointee will continue to enhance the impact of Heritage Victoria's strategies, programs and initiatives.
Tertiary qualified in a heritage-related discipline, you are a proven executive with a sophisticated appreciation of the philosophical and practical issues relating to the identification, conservation and management of cultural places and objects. You bring demonstrated media and communications experience, as well as credibility in engaging the community and providing public comment on policy and sensitive issues. Your understanding of heritage policy, frameworks and programs has been gained in leadership positons in government or consulting. You are naturally collaborative and collegial with an encouraging style, and you exhibit exceptional stakeholder influencing and relationship building skills. With a track record of opening up new ways of seeing strategic issues and identifying opportunities for reform, you relish the opportunity to play a key role in protecting the past while looking to the future.
To apply for this position, email your CV to applymel@shk.com.au quoting JO-1707-25987. For more information, please contact David Pleydell at SHK Executive on +61 3 8620 8020 prior to 25 August 2017.

This is a fixed term position for a period of 5 years.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

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