Manager Economic Development

  • Porirua based.
  • Promote business and economic growth.
  • Leadership role.

Porirua City is one of New Zealand’s fastest growing and most vibrant regions. Fuelled by strong residential growth, the city is known for both its diversity and the breadth of projects that are helping make it a great place to live, work and raise a family. From the Adventure Park, “The Morgans” golf course, the revitalisation and investment in the CBD, to the environmental work around the harbour, the team at Porirua City Council has much to do and much to be proud of.
The Manager Economic Development is a key role that will manage the revitalisation and growth of Council’s city and commercial centres. There will be a focus on economic growth by way of investments in city projects and ongoing business and visitor attraction. There are numerous high-profile and large-scale programmes and initiatives in the pipeline, and the Manager will play a key role in these. The Manager will lead a team of economic development advisors.
To be successful in this position, you will have a strong background in economic development and ideally some local government experience. You will be an experienced team leader or manager and be politically aware.
This is a rare opportunity to contribute to the growth of the city in a meaningful way and leave a legacy for the next generation.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Wednesday 9  June 2021
FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Simon Boyes or Ella Guy on 04 550 8000

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