Strategic Lead - Capability
Whanganui, New Zealand
Are you experienced in leading relationships, investments and activities in the context of education, vocational training & international education?
Do you like the sound of playing a key part in building capability in Whanganui?
Whanganui & Partners, the Economic Development Agency for Whanganui, is looking for an experienced strategic leader to implement our capability building & international education activity.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Whanganui & Partners, you will manage a variety of projects across the education & training sector creating greater effectiveness between education services and sectors. You will have a strong understanding of the Whanganui and broader region's labour market, focusing on gaps & opportunities. You will also be tasked with developing and implementing a plan for International Education.
To be successful in the role, you will need to have a strong understanding of the tertiary education & training sector, have strong relationships with industry and be a leader in building networks across this diverse sector. You will also need a strategic mind-set and an interest in the economic development space.
This is a rewarding role with high visibility of your output. You will find a broad range of projects that work closely with other Whanganui & Partners Strategic Leads covering our key sectors in Agribusiness, Creative Industries, Destination Management and Manufacturing and Logistics.
Whanganui is growing, and we need to ensure we are growing our own talent & attracting talent to fulfil the capability needs of Whanganui now and in the future. You will have a key role to play in this exciting shift as we grow Whanganui's economy.
Enquiries about this vacancy can be made to Hannah Middleton, Chief Executive on 06 349 3081 or email Hannah.Middleton@whanganuiandpartners.nz. (Please do not send applications to this email address, online applications only will be accepted for this role).
Applications close: 9 May 2021
Applications Close: 09 May 2021
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