Economic Development Strategy Manager

Economic Development Strategy Manager


Economic Development Strategy Manager

Details of the offer

The Role We re looking for someone to help us make the Wellington region wildly famous through utilising their expertise to provide a strategic perspective on economic development issues and opportunities for the Wellington region You will help us interpret and analyse economic data and turn these into insights that drive action You ll also be responsible for representing WellingtonNZ on key economic development forums and projects at a central and local government level Your key responsibilities will include Being an internal champion for the insightbased decision making Providing subject matter expertise on economic development matters Analysing Wellington regional economic data to identify relevant trends and opportunities to support our mission of making the Wellington region wildly famous Providing leadership to the Research and Insights Advisor on key research and insight projects Monitoring Wellington s economic and wellbeing performance in relation to national and international indicators Developing relationships with key economic development resources and stakeholders within local and central government The Ideal Candidate We re looking for a selfstarter with a curious mindset and the ability to translate data and formulate insightful and actionable recommendations You will be familiar with the workings of local and central government and have a passion for the Wellington region The ideal person will bring to the role and team A background in economics or economic development strategy in either a public or private sector environment A strong understanding of regional economic development Experience in developing and implementing strategic frameworks Experience in developing research and insight projects Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and succinctly in writing and verbally WellingtonNZ WellingtonNZ is the agency tasked with making the Wellington region wildly famous Our organisation is shamelessly passionate about this wild and wonderful region we call home and want to make it famous as the most creative place in New Zealand to live work visit and play WellingtonNZ truly values its people and is committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone can thrive have fun and make a difference We have all the things you would expect from a great employer flexible working options that can be tailor made for you wellbeing programmes relaxed working environments encouragement to be yourself and a collaborative culture Check out some of the varied things we do in the video below Apply Now If this sounds like you and you want to be part of a diverse organisation all about making the Wellington region wildly famous then click to apply with your CV and cover letter Applications close at 5pm Tuesday 18 February 2020 and we ll be in touch soon after the closing date with an update on your application For more information on this exciting opportunity or to see a copy of the Job Description please email People Wellingtonnz com Please note that only applicants with the right to live and work in NZ will be considered The application form will include these questions Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New ZealandWhats your expected annual base salaryHow much notice are you required to give your current employerReport this job advert

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