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Director - Policy and Investment

The Director – Policy & Investment is responsible for developing advocacy programmes and securing investment that will deliver economic growth for Townsville and North Queensland.

Townsville Enterprise Limited is a not-for-profit, membership based organisation that acts as an advocate for Townsville and North Queensland, shaping the decisions that drive the prosperity of the city and region.

TP Human Capital is currently seeking a Director - Policy & Investment on behalf of our client Townsville Enterprise Limited (TEL).  TEL acts as an advocate for Townsville and North Queensland across a variety of sectors and plays a pivotal role in securing sustainable economic and lifestyle benefits for the region.

TEL consists of a small team of 15 + talented and driven professionals, supported by advisory committees and a board of directors.

In this key leadership role you will drive the organisation forward through challenging times. Representing TEL and the North Queensland region you will maintain and grow a network of stakeholders, consisting of community, industry and government leaders. With the region’s interest at heart you will be able to take a strong public stance and advocate for support. Working closely with the Leadership team you are responsible for strategic and operational outcomes that will ensure growth and regional revenue through long-term and sustainable investment.

The Director – Policy & Investment is responsible for developing advocacy programmes and securing investment that will deliver economic growth for Townsville North Queensland.

For a confidential phone discussion and to request a copy of the position description please contact Clayton at TP Human Capital on 07 4772 3800

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Key role requirements

Government

Extensive knowledge and understanding of Local, State and Federal Government.

Advocacy

Policy and Advocacy experience.

Leadership

Demonstrated high level of operational leadership and management.

Attributes

Innovative, Driven, Energetic, Persistent, Action orientated

Projects

Comprehensive project management.

Economic Development

Strong awareness of North Queensland industries, economic sectors, development and business issues.

"This is an exciting and critical role, where you will be influencing some of the biggest game-changing projects in the region"

Patricia O'Callaghan, CEO, Townsville Enterprise

Townsville Region Information

Known as the Second Capital of Queensland and with a population of approximately 190,000 people, Townsville offers a dynamic lifestyle coupled with strong economic prosperity. Townsville is a thriving precinct with access to a variety of world class education facilities, leading edge health care, affordable housing, unique retailing, spectacular events and entertainment, dining precincts and a wide range of outdoor recreation options. With over 300 days of sunshine each year, Townsville’s lifestyle is second to none.